Where: Times Union Center, Albany, NY,
When: 7:00 PM.
First meeting of 6.
Syracuse: 4-2-1-0, 7 points, 4th place in East Division
Albany: 5-2-0-1, 11 points, tied for 2nd in Northeast Division
Need To Know:
-After a slow start, the Crunch are on a 3 game winning streak, coming off a shutout of Bridgeport on Saturday evening at home.
-The Crunch leadership has a distinct River Rat flavor: captain Mike Angelidis spent four years in Albany during the Carolina years (2006-10), while assistant captain Joey Mormina spent one season in the Capital District (2007-08). Also on the roster: former Devil Matt Taormina.
Crunch Leading Scorers/Goaltending:
Nikita Kucherov, 11 points (6 G, 5 A); Matt Taormina, 9 points (2 G, 7 A); Vladislav Namestnikov, 8 points (4 G, 4 A)
Kristers Gudlevskis, 1-0-0, 0.00 GAA; Riku Helenius, 2-1-0, 2.35 GAA; Cedrick Desjardins, 1-2-0, 3.53 GAA
Twitter: @trace_1114, @AlbanyDevils, @SyracuseCrunch