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The Syracuse Crunch are a professional ice hockey team in the American Hockey League . They play in Syracuse, New York, at the War Memorial at Oncenter. They are the primary development affiliate of the National Hockey League's Tampa Bay Lightning.

Syracuse Crunch
2016–17 AHL season
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City Syracuse, New York
League American Hockey League
Conference Eastern
Division North
Founded 1992
Home arena Oncenter War Memorial Arena
Colors Blue, White, Silver, Black
                   
Owner(s) Howard Dolgon
General manager Julien BriseBois
Head coach Benoit Groulx
Media Syracuse Post-Standard
WTLA
Affiliates Tampa Bay Lightning (NHL)
Kalamazoo Wings (ECHL)
Franchise history
1992–1994 Hamilton Canucks
1994–present Syracuse Crunch
Championships
Division Championships 2 (2001–02, 2012–13)
Conference Championships 1 (2012–13)

The Syracuse Crunch are a professional ice hockey team in the American Hockey League (AHL). They play in Syracuse, New York, at the War Memorial at Oncenter. They are the primary development affiliate of the National Hockey League's Tampa Bay Lightning.