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Syracuse Crunch Sign Goaltender Atte Tolvanen to AHL Contract

March 23, 2019 - American Hockey League (AHL) - Syracuse Crunch News Release

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - The Syracuse Crunch have signed goaltender Atte Tolvanen to an AHL contract for the remainder of the 2018-19 season, general manager Julien BriseBois announced today. Additionally, the Tampa Bay Lightning have reassigned goaltender Connor Ingram to the Orlando Solar Bears of the ECHL.

Tolvanen, 24, appeared in 39 games with Northern Michigan University of the WCHA this season recording a 21-16-2 record with five shutouts. The 6-foot, 188-pound netminder ranked fourth in the conference with both a .917 save percentage and 2.35 goals-against average and was named the 2018-19 WCHA Goaltender of the Year.

Over his four seasons with Northern Michigan, the Vihti, Finland native tallied a 62-58-13 record with a 2.41 goals-against average and .918 save percentage in 137 games played.

Single game tickets and packages for the 2018-19 season are on sale now and can be purchased in person at the Crunch office located inside the War Memorial Arena at 800 S. State St. in Syracuse, by calling the office at 315-473-4444 or online through Ticketmaster. For the latest Crunch news, visit or follow the club on Facebook (, Twitter (@SyracuseCrunch) and Instagram (@syracusecrunch) using #SyrCrunch.

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