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SYRACUSE CRUNCH SIGN GOALTENDER VINNIE PURPURA TO PTO

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – The Syracuse Crunch have signed goaltender Vinnie Purpura to a professional tryout contract, General Manager Stacy Roest announced today.

Purpura, 25, has played in four games with the Adirondack Thunder of the ECHL this season recording a 2-1-1 record, 2.61 goals-against average, and .908 save percentage. The 6-foot-6, 194-pound netminder also appeared in four games with Adirondack last season tallying a 2-0-1 record, 3.46 goals-against average, and .906 save percentage.

Prior to his professional career, the Lemont, IL native spent three seasons at Long Island University from 2020 to 2023 after playing two seasons with Boston University from 2018 to 2020.

Single-game tickets and ticket packages for the 2023-24 season are on sale now and can be purchased in person at the Crunch office located inside the Upstate Medical University Arena at Onondaga County War Memorial at 800 S. State St. in Syracuse, by calling the office at 315-473-4444 or online through Ticketmaster. For the latest Crunch news, visit www.syracusecrunch.com or follow the club on Facebook (www.facebook.com/syracusecrunch), Twitter (@SyracuseCrunch) and Instagram (@syracusecrunch).

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