Brett Connolly scored 1:21 into overtime to lift the Syracuse Crunch over the Norfolk Admirals 4-3 tonight at the Norfolk Scope.
On the strength of goals from Alex Killorn, Vlad Namestnikov, Richard Panik and Connolly and 22 saves from netminder Dustin Tokarski, the Crunch improves to 22-7-2-3 overall and 15-3-0-2 on the road.
After a scoreless first period the Admirals and Crunch scored within a minute of each other early in the second period. The Admirals jumped out to a 1-0 lead with a goal from John Kurtz but Crunch center Killorn evened the score 50 seconds later with his 13th goal of the season. Assists went to JT Wyman and Radko Gudas.