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Solar Bears receive Artem Ivanyuzhenkov, Marcus Crawford from Barracuda

Wednesday, October 30th
Solar Bears receive Artem Ivanyuzhenkov, Marcus Crawford from Barracuda

ORLANDO, Fla. – The Orlando Solar Bears have announced that the San Jose Barracuda of the American Hockey League have loaned rookie forward Artem Ivanyuzhenkov to Orlando. Additionally, the Barracuda have recalled rookie forward Marcus Vela from his loan to the Solar Bears and have traded him to the Grand Rapids Griffins in exchange for defenseman Marcus Crawford, who has been subsequently loaned to Orlando. Furthermore, the Tampa Bay Lightning have reassigned defenseman Oleg Sosunov and rookie forward Jimmy Huntington from the Solar Bears to the Syracuse Crunch.

Ivanyuzhenkov, 21, has yet to play in a game this season.

The 6-foot-3, 225-pound forward has two games of pro experience with Vityaz Podolsk of Russia’s Kontinental Hockey League.

Born in New York City but raised in Podolsk, Russia, Ivanyuzhenkov played junior hockey for the Sioux Falls Stampede of the United States Hockey League, recording 83 points (47g-36a) and 263 penalty minutes in 115 career games. Ivanyuzhenkov helped Sioux Falls capture the 2019 Clark Cup championship.

Crawford, 22, has appeared in one games this season with the Toledo Walleye, recording an assist and two penalty minutes.

The 5-foot-11, 198-pound blueliner made his pro debut last season, skating in 48 games with the Walleye, recording 26 points (3g-23a) and 26 penalty minutes. He also appeared in eight games with Grand Rapids, collecting four penalty minutes.

Prior to turning pro, the native of Ajax, Ontario played four seasons of major junior hockey with the Saginaw Spirit of the Ontario Hockey League, where he picked up 149 points (23g-126a) and 174 penalty minutes in 252 games.

Sosunov, 21, collected seven penalty minutes in three games with the Solar Bears.

Huntington, 20, registered three points (1g-2a) in three games with Orlando.

Vela, 22, recorded one assist and six penalty minutes in three games with Orlando.

NEXT GAME:

The Solar Bears host the South Carolina Stingrays on Sunday, Nov. 3 at 3 p.m. Sunday’s game is a Fairwinds Solar Bears Sunday – The first 100 Fairwinds Credit Union Members can claim a free pair of tickets to the game when they present their Fairwinds debit/credit card and a photo ID at the Amway Center box office. CLICK HERE for more information. CLICK HERE to purchase tickets for this game.

Purchase Single-Game Tickets:

Single-game tickets for all Solar Bears home games are now on sale at the Amway Center box office and TicketmasterCLICK HERE to download the calendar for the 2019-20 season.

Order New Jerseys:

The Orlando Solar Bears will wear new jerseys for the 2019-20 season. Replica jerseys are available for purchase online, with adult sizes available for $149.95 and youth sizes available for $109.95. Fans can visit bit.ly/OSBJerseys to place their order today.

2019-20 Season Ticket Memberships on Sale Now:

Upgrade to Solar Status and become a Season Ticket Member today. Season ticket memberships for the 2019-20 season are now on sale and start as little as $270 – CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION.

2019-20 Season Presented by XYMOPrint:

The 2019-20 Orlando Solar Bears season is presented by XYMOPrint, Orlando’s digital printing experts. As a special offer, fans who call XYMOPrint at (888) 223-9390 from now until June 15, 2021 and reference the Solar Bears will receive 15% off their first order and a free Orlando Solar Bears poster!

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 seven seasons of operation, the team has qualified for the Kelly Cup Playoffs five times. The Solar Bears are owned and operated by the Orlando Magic and the DeVos Family, and play 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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