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Goaltender Jack LaFontaine Loaned to Solar Bears from Syracuse Crunch

Sunday, March 5th
Goaltender Jack LaFontaine Loaned to Solar Bears from Syracuse Crunch

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Orlando Solar Bears have announced that goaltender Jack LaFontaine has been loaned to the Hockey Club by the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League (AHL).

LaFontaine (lah-FONN-tane), 25, has appeared in 21 games this season for the Solar Bears, posting a 9-8-1-0 record with a 3.32 goals-against average (GAA) and a .903 save percentage (SV%). He appeared in four games with the Crunch this season posting a 1-2-0 record with a 2.43 goals-against average and .919 save percentage.

Prior to his pro career, LaFontaine played in 96 NCAA games for the University of Michigan from 2016 to 2018 and the University of Minnesota from 2018 to 2022. During the 2021-22 season, LaFontaine was named the Mike Richter Award winner as the NCAA's top goaltender and a finalist for the Hobey Baker Award as the Nation's top collegiate player.

NEXT GAMES: The Solar Bears host the Atlanta Gladiators for Teacher Appreciation Night at AdventHealth Rink at Amway Center on Friday, March 10. Puck drops at 7:00 p.m.

Sunday, March 12, is Hockey Fights Cancer Night presented by Frank Gay Services, when the Solar Bears face the Jacksonville Icemen. Puck drops at 3:00 p.m.

2022-23 Season Presented by Janney Roofing: The 2022-23 Orlando Solar Bears season is presented by Janney Roofing. Voted Orlando’s Best Roofer by Orlando Weekly, Janney Roofing is a family-founded and family-operated company built on honesty, quality and integrity. Get your free quote today at janneyroofing.com.

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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