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Lightning Reassign Forward Bennett MacArthur to Solar Bears from Crunch

Wednesday, November 30th
Lightning Reassign Forward Bennett MacArthur to Solar Bears from Crunch

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Orlando Solar Bears have announced that forward Bennett MacArthur has been reassigned to the club by the National Hockey League's Tampa Bay Lightning from the AHL's Syracuse Crunch.

MacArthur, 21, has appeared in four games this season for the Crunch. Last season, he appeared in 54 games with Acadie-Bathurst of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, where he posted 42 goals and 35 assists.

In total, the Summerside, Prince Edward Island native skated in 120 career QMJHL games, all with Acadie-Bathurst, scoring 78 goals and 51 assists.

MacArthur signed a three-year, entry-level contract with the Tampa Bay Lightning on March 1, 2022.

NEXT GAME: The Solar Bears host the Kalamazoo Wings at the AdventHealth Rink at Amway Center on Thursday, December 1 at 7 p.m. Fans can enjoy $5 beer specials for our Thirsty Thursday promotion.

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About the Orlando Solar Bears:The Orlando Solar Bears are the proud affiliate of the NHL’s Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning and members of the ECHL, the premier “AA” hockey league in North America. In 10 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 the AdventHealth 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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