Jon Mirasty

February 21, 2010 - 12:22am
More than 21,000 attend the first outdoor game in American Hockey League history, and kick off the event with grilling, games and drinking.

A record-setting crowd came to the New York State fairgrounds to watch the Syracuse Crunch edge out the Binghamton Senators by a score of 2-1 in the first outdoor game in American Hockey League history.  Fans were excited and appreciative of the opportunity to witness such a historic event.

“I think it’s great that (Crunch owner) Howard Dolgon actually took it on his shoulders and got the thing going,” said Crunch fan Brian Chapman of Conquest, N.Y.