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Syracuse Crunch Loan Defenseman Tyson Feist to Solar Bears

22-year-old defenseman has appeared in 13 games for Orlando this season

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Orlando Solar Bears announced today defenseman Tyson Feist has been loaned to the Hockey Club by the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League (AHL). 

Feist, 22, has appeared in 13 games this season with the Solar Bears, scoring three goals and six assists and posting 15 penalty minutes. Feist leads the Solar Bears in plus/minus (+/-) rating with a plus-12. 

The Dawson Creek, British Columbia, Canada, native was recalled by the Crunch on January 21 and has skated in five games for Syracuse this season. 

Prior to his professional career, the 6-foot-3, 208-pound defenseman played in 65 games last season for the Kelowna Rockets of the Western Hockey League (Major Junior), scoring 39 points on 15 goals and 24 assists, with a plus-25 rating. In total, Feist appeared in 187 WHL games for Kelowna, Regina, and Spokane from 2017-2022.

NEXT GAMES: Sunday, the Solar Bears host the Atlanta Gladiators at 3:00 p.m. This is a rescheduled game due to a postponement due to Hurricane Nicole. Saturday, February 4, the Solar Bears welcome the Florida Everblades for Tie Dye Night at AdventHealth Rink inside Amway Center. The puck drops at 7:00 p.m.

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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.

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