Crunch to Play in Third Annual Shapiro Motor Sales of Oswego Classic

Syracuse, NY  – The Syracuse Crunch announced today that they will participate in the third annual Shapiro Motor Sales of Oswego Classic, a preseason game at the Oswego State Campus Center Ice Arena on Friday, September 25 at 7:00 p.m. vs. Binghamton.

The Shapiro Motor Sales of Oswego Classic will be the first of four contests for the Crunch during the preseason before opening their 16th AHL season at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Saturday, October 3.

The Crunch’s complete preseason schedule is as follows:

Date – Opponent – Location – Time

September 25 – Binghamton @ Syracuse – Oswego State Campus Center Ice Arena – 7:00 p.m.

September 26 – Syracuse @ Binghamton – Ice Center at Broome Community College – 7:30 p.m.

September 27 – Syracuse @ Rochester – ESL Sports Centre – 6:00 p.m.

September 29 – Rochester @ Syracuse – War Memorial at Oncenter – 7:00 p.m.

Tickets for the Shapiro Motor Sales of Oswego Classic vs. Binghamton at the Oswego State Campus Center Ice Arena are currently on sale and can be purchased for $10 at the Oswego State Box Office or by calling (315) 312-3073. Tickets for children (18 and under) and students (valid with any student I.D.) can be purchased for $3. The Oswego State Box Office is open Monday through Friday between the hours of 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Ticket information for the Crunch’s September 29 preseason game will be announced at a later date.

The Oswego State Campus Center Ice Arena opened in October of 2006 and is home to the 2007 Division III Men’s Ice Hockey National Champion Oswego State Lakers.

The Crunch open their 16th AHL season on Saturday, October 3 in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. Syracuse opens up at home the following weekend when they face Adirondack on Saturday, October 10. Season tickets are now on sale and can be purchased by calling the Crunch office at (315) 473- 4444 or by stopping by the Crunch office in the War Memorial at Oncenter, located at 800 South State Street in downtown Syracuse.