A few days after Veterans’ Day, the Syracuse Crunch played host to the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins. Unlike typical openings, the night started out with eight servicemen and women holding a large flag over center ice during the singing of The Star Spangled Banner. The crowd was particularly silent and respectful as the soloist finished the Anthem, and the applause rang out louder and longer in appreciation for the veterans in attendance. It was a fitting tribute and a special night at the War Memorial.
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