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Tampa Bay Lightning Reassign Jonne Tammela to Syracuse Crunch

February 12, 2019 - American Hockey League (AHL) - Syracuse Crunch News Release

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - The Tampa Bay Lightning have reassigned forward Jonne Tammela to the Syracuse Crunch from the Orlando Solar Bears of the ECHL, vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois announced today.

Tammela, 21, has appeared in 23 games with the Solar Bears this season, recording 26 points (13g, 13a), including his first professional hat trick against the Jacksonville Icemen on Dec. 27. He has also skated in eight games with the Crunch this season, posting one goal and two assists. Tammela appeared in 28 contests with the Crunch last season earning six points (3g, 3a) after returning from injury.

The 5-foot-11, 192-pound forward previously appeared in two OHL games with the Peterborough Petes registering a goal in the 2016-17 season before the season-ending injury. He also skated with KalPa of the SM-liiga league in Finland, notching 17 points (9g, 8a) in 69 games from 2014 to 2016.

Tammela was selected by the Lightning in the fourth round, 118th overall, at the 2015 NHL Draft.

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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