The Syracuse Crunch won the North Division Semifinal series tonight, 2-1 in OT on Gabriel Dumont‘s goal and advanced to Round 2 of the Calder Cup Playoffs.
Dumont scored 2:18 into overtime.
The Crunch won the best-of-5 series three games to one and will host the first two games of the best-of-7 next round Friday and Saturday versus Toronto.
Mike McKenna was brilliant in goal for the Crunch, making 26 saves.
The Crunch won their first playoff series since the 2012-13 season, when they reached the Calder Cup finals.
Three down, 12 to go.