The Syracuse Crunch overcame a two-goal deficit to defeat the St. Johns IceCaps 3-2 in a shootout in a preseason game Friday night at the Stephenville Dome.

The IceCaps got on the board first with a power-play goal late in the first period. Left wing Hunter Tremblay scored with just one second remaining on a five-on-three power play.

The Crunch and IceCaps traded tallies in the second period. Carl Klingberg gave St. Johns a 2-0 advantage just 1 minute, 3 seconds into the second period. The Crunch responded with a goal from Brett Connolly at the 12:36 mark.