Lightning Reassign Sosunov to Crunch
ORLANDO, Fla. - The Orlando Solar Bears have announced that defenseman Oleg Sosunov has been reassigned from Orlando to the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League by the Tampa Bay Lightning, the NHL affiliate of the Solar Bears.
Sosunov, 21, has skated in six games this season with the Solar Bears over two separate stints, collecting seven penalty minutes. The 6-foot-9, 236-pound blueliner has also appeared in two games with Syracuse, where he has added two penalty minutes.
Sosunov was a sixth-round selection (#178 overall) by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft.
The Solar Bears host the Jacksonville Icemen on Thursday, Dec. 5 at 7 p.m. for a Thirsty Thursday, presented by Coors Light - fans can take advantage of $5 domestic draft beers during the game. CLICK HERE to purchase tickets for this game.
Orlando squares off against the Atlanta Gladiators for the first time this season later this week in a pair of games on Friday, Dec. 6 and Saturday, Dec. 7. Saturday's game is also our annual Teddy Bear Toss game - fans are encouraged to bring new or gently used teddy bears or stuffed animals to be thrown onto the ice when the Solar Bears score their first goal of the game. CLICK HERE to purchase tickets for Friday, Dec. 6 vs. Atlanta. CLICK HERE to purchase tickets for Teddy Bear Toss - Saturday, Dec. 7 vs. Atlanta.
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