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Popperle makes 41 saves - 19 in the third period - as Crunch shut out Marlies 4-0

Popperle made 11 saves in each of the first and second periods before stopping a barrage of 19 shots by the Marlies in the final 20 minutes. Joe Motzko scored a pair of power-play goals in the third period for Syracuse (9-20-1-1), which ended a six-game losing skid.

Darcy Verot and Janne Hauhtonen had the other goals for the Crunch.

Jean-Francois Racine made 26 saves in net for Toronto (13-16-2-2).

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