Tampa Bay Lightning Recall Eddie Pasquale, Reassign Connor Ingram to Syracuse Crunch
SYRACUSE, N.Y. - The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled goaltender Eddie Pasquale from the Syracuse Crunch, vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois announced today. Additionally, goaltender Connor Ingram has been reassigned to the Crunch.
Pasquale, 28, has played in nine games for Syracuse this season, posting a record of 5-2-2 to go along with a 2.98 goals-against average and .900 save percentage. The Toronto, Ontario native appeared in 31 AHL games last season, splitting the season between the Bakersfield Condors and Crunch, posting a record of 16-6-7 to go along with a 2.19 goals-against average and .923 save percentage.
The 6-foot-3, 215-pound goaltender has played in 235 career AHL games over seven seasons, compiling a record of 115-86-15 to go along with a 2.56 goals-against average and .914 save percentage with 16 shutouts. Pasquale set career bests for goals-against average and save percentage during the 2017-18 season. He helped lead the Grand Rapids Griffins to the Calder Cup Championship in 2017.
Pasquale was originally drafted by the Atlanta Thrashers in the fourth round, 117th overall, at the 2009 NHL Draft.
Ingram, 21, has appeared in 10 games with the Crunch this season, posting a record of 7-3-0 to go along with a 2.52 goals-against average and .918 save percentage. He has won each of his past six starts, which includes two shutouts over that stretch. Ingram has only allowed four goals-against over his past three starts with Syracuse and was named AHL Player of the Week for the week ending Nov. 25. The 6-foot-2, 196-pound goaltender ranks tied for first in the AHL with three shutouts.
The Saskatoon, Saskatchewan native has played in 45 career AHL games, all with the Crunch over the past two seasons, earning a record of 27-14-2 to go along with a 2.37 goals-against average and .915 save percentage with seven shutouts. Ingram also made his Calder Cup Playoffs debut in 2018, appearing in four games and picking up one win.
Ingram was originally drafted by the Lightning in the third round, 88th overall, at the 2016 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 www.syracusecrunch.com or follow the club on Facebook (www.facebook.com/syracusecrunch), Twitter (@SyracuseCrunch) and Instagram (@syracusecrunch) using #SyrCrunch.
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