Syracuse Of AHL Signs
ECHL All-Star Canzanello, Rypien

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – The Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League announced that they have signed ECHL All-Star defenseman Andrew Canzanello (pictured) and left wing Wes Rypien.

In his first professional season in 2004-05, the 23-year-old Canzanello had five assists and 32 penalty minutes in 22 games with Cincinnati of the AHL in 2004-05 and 20 points (4g-16a) and 59 penalty minutes in 43 games with San Diego of the ECHL.

The 22-year-old Rypien played his first full professional season in 2004-05, finishing with three points (2g-1a) and 165 penalty minutes in 34 games with San Diego, Bakersfield and Fresno.