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Solar Bears Ink Forward Tanner Schachle

Thursday, September 21st
Solar Bears Ink Forward Tanner Schachle

ORLANDO, Fla. - The Orlando Solar Bears, ECHL affiliate of the NHL’s Tampa Bay Lightning, announced forward Tanner Schachle has agreed to terms on an ECHL Standard Player Contract for the 2023-24 season. 

Schachle, 26, spent the 2022-23 season with the Rapid City Rush and Norfolk Admirals, scoring 11 points (6g-5a) in 34 games. In 82 career ECHL games, the Wasilla, Alaska native has 22 points (9g-13a) and 86 penalty minutes. 

Prior to his professional career, Schachle played collegiately at University of Alaska-Anchorage and finished his NCAA tenure with Long Island University from 2020-2022. In 74 career NCCA games, Schachle had 21 points (9g-12a) and 153 penalty minutes. Schachle played most of his four-year junior career in the North American Hockey League (NAHL) for the Kenai River Brown Bears and Fairbanks Ice Dogs. He appeared in 183 regular season and 17 playoff games over three seasons, scoring 87 points (42g-45a). The 6-foot-3, 185-pound forward also played one season in the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) and scored 10 points (4g-6a) and 99 penalty minutes in 53 games.  

Keep up to speed with the Solar Bears roster updates from players past and present on the Orlando Solar Bears Off-Season Headquarters.

SOLAR BEARS PRESEASON ROSTER:

Forwards:Luke BokaJoe CarrollRyan CoxAlexandre FortinAlex FryeD-Jay JeromeBrayden LowAaron LuchukPatrick NewellJamie RomeTanner Schachle

Defensemen:Ben CarrollChris HarpurLouka HenaultKenny JohnsonJimmy MazzaChris PernaJay PowellMitchell SmithJake Stevens

Goaltenders:Drennen Atherton

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