Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Crunch Release Former Viper Marino:

The American Hockey League Syracuse Crunch have released former Vernon Vipers forward Brandon Marino.

Marino went pointless in two games with Syracuse will return to the East Coast Hockey League Brampton Beast.

Marino was with the Beast before signing a professional tryout contract with the Crunch April 13th 2018 where he has spent the past three seasons. In 72 games this year Marino has (20-goals-42-assists-62-points). 

After four years with Bemidji State University Marino has spent the past nine seasons playing in five different leagues (IHL, CHL, ECHL, AHL & EBEL) with six different teams (Quad City, Fort Wayne, Norfolk, Szekesfehervar, Utica & Brampton).

Marino played two games with the 2002-2003 Vernon Vipers.

Brandon Marino's Player Profile:

This was posted on the Crunch website:

Syracuse Crunch sign forward David Dziurzynski to PTO


SYRACUSE, N.Y. – The Syracuse Crunch have signed forward David Dziurzynski to a professional tryout contract, general manager Julien BriseBois announced today. Additionally, the Crunch have released Josh Pitt, Brandon Marino and TJ Melancon from their PTOs.
Dziurzynski, 28, skated in nine games with the Belleville Senators, tallying four points (1g, 3a), and 27 games with the Utica Comets, recording six points (3g, 3a), this season. The 6-foot-3, 218-pound forward has also appeared in 19 ECHL contests with the Florida Everblades putting up two goals and one assist. Last season, Dziurzynski skated in 50 games with the Iserlohn Roosters of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga earning 17 points (11g, 6a) along with 140 penalty minutes.
The Lloydminster, Alberta native has appeared in 26 career NHL games, all with the Ottawa Senators, earning three goals and three assists. Dziurzynski also has 137 points (50g, 87a) in 387 career AHL games with Utica, Belleville and the Binghamton Senators.
Single game tickets and packages for the 2018 Calder Cup Playoffs are on sale now and can be purchased in person at the Crunch office located inside the War Memorial Arena at 800 S. State St. in Syracuse, by calling the office at 315-473-4444. For the latest Crunch news, visit or follow the club on Facebook (, Twitter (@SyracuseCrunch) and Instagram (@syracusecrunch) using #SyrCrunch.

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