In Syracuse (AHL), right wing Kyle Palmieri
recorded his third career hat trick to lead the Crunch to a 6-2 victory over Adirondack last night at the War Memorial at Oncenter...in his first two games with Syracuse this season, Palmieri has scored 4-2=6 points with a +5 rating...linemates Nick Bonino
and Patrick Maroon
have also gotten off to fast starts, notching 1-4=5 points and 2-3=5 points, respectively...the top line combination of Palmieri, Bonino and Maroon has scored seven of Syracuse's 11 goals and combined for 16 points (7-9=16) in the club's two victories...in other team news, Anaheim defenseman Kurtis Foster completed his two-game conditioning assignment with Syracuse last night, earning one assist (0-1=1) with a +4 rating and four PIM in two games...in net, goaltender Jeff Deslauriers
has posted a 2-0-0 record with a 2.93 GAA and .909 SV% in back-to-back games with the Crunch this weekend.