Thursday, December 12, 2002

Syracuse 2, Mighty Ducks 1



The Syracuse Crunch didn't generate the most offense but still beat the Cincinnati Mighty Ducks 2-1 Wednesday night at Cincinnati Gardens.

Pascal Leclaire, a first-round pick by Columbus in 2001, stopped 29 shots, and two Syracuse players scored on just 17 shots.

Syracuse011-2
Cincinnati100-1
First period: 1. Cin, Severson 5 (Martensson), 0:46.

Second period: 2. Syr, Nedorost 8 (Levokari, Bicanek), 0:36.

Third period: 3. Syr, Darche 12 (Ettinger, Bicanek), 6:36.

Shots on goal: Syracuse 4-8-5=17; Cincinnati 11-13-6=30. Power-play opportunities: Syracuse 0-for-4; Cincinnati 0-for-7. Goaltenders: Syracuse, Leclaire (59:58; 30 shots, 29 saves; record 4-8-1); Cincinnati, Damphousse (58:54; 17 shots, 15 saves; record 5-4-3). Referee: Fraser.

Linesmen: Gould, Lord. A: 2,707 Records: Syracuse 11-12-1-0; Cincinnati 8-9-6-3.



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