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Lightning reassign Matthew Spencer to Solar Bears

Thursday, January 31st
Lightning reassign Matthew Spencer to Solar Bears

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ORLANDO, Fla. – The Orlando Solar Bears have announced that the Tampa Bay Lightning have reassigned defenseman Matthew Spencer to Orlando, while rookie defenseman Oleg Sosunov has been reassigned to the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League.

Spencer, 21, returns to the Solar Bears for his third stint with the club this season, where he has already posted eight points (2g-6a) and 22 penalty minutes in 18 games. He has also added one assist in nine contests with the Crunch this season.

Spencer was a second-round selection (#44 overall) of the Lightning in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft.

Sosunov, 20, heads back to Syracuse after recording five points (1g-4a) and 16 penalty minutes in 15 games with Orlando this season. He has also tallied one goal and two penalty minutes in five games for Syracuse.

Sosunov was a sixth-round selection (#178 overall) of the Lightning in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft.

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The Orlando Solar Bears are proud to have local digital printing experts XYMOPrint as the presenting sponsor of the 2018-19 season. As a special offer, fans who call XYMOPrint at (888) 223-9390 from now until June 15, 2019 and reference the Solar Bears will receive 30% off their first order of 500 business cards.

2018-19 Single-Game Tickets Now on Sale:

Single-game tickets for the Orlando Solar Bears 2018-19 regular season home schedule are now on sale. Fans can purchase single-game tickets for as little as $15 at the Amway Center box office, or online at Ticketmaster.com.

2018-19 Season Ticket Memberships:

Season Ticket Memberships for the seventh season of ECHL Orlando Solar Bears hockey are now on sale. Full and Half-Season memberships are both available, starting as low as $270. For more information, call (407) 951-8200 or visit orlandosolarbearshockey.com.

About the Orlando Solar Bears:

The Orlando Solar Bears are the proud affiliate of the NHL’s Tampa Bay Lightning and members of the ECHL, the premier “AA” hockey league in North America. In six seasons of operation, the team has qualified for the Kelly Cup Playoffs four times. The Solar Bears are owned and operated by the Orlando Magic and the DeVos Family, and play at the ARS.com Rink at Amway Center, the 2012 Street and Smith’s Sports Business Journal Sports Facility of the Year.

Officially licensed Orlando Solar Bears replica team jerseys, apparel, and headwear can be purchased at orlandosolarbearshockey.com/shop.

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