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Coach Selly
05-03-2013, 06:12
Syracuse Crunch forward Ondrej Palat capped one of the most dramatic nights in franchise history with a series-winning overtime goal as the Crunch eliminated Portland with a 4-3 win on Thursday in the Cumberland County Civic Center.

Palat put home a rebound with 16.1 seconds left in the extra period to close out the best-of-five Eastern Conference quarterfinal three games to none. Palat also scored an extra-man goal with 1 minute, 12 seconds left in regulation to tie the game at 3-3.

Defenseman Radko Gudas and forward Mike Angelidis also scored for Syracuse, the latter igniting a rally in which the Crunch potted a pair late in regulation to force the overtime.

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