SYRACUSE, N.Y. – The Syracuse Crunch have loaned defenseman Tyson Feist and goaltender Jack LaFontaine to the Orlando Solar Bears of the ECHL, General Manager Stacy Roest announced today.
Feist, 21, has skated in five games with the Crunch this season. He has also appeared in eight games with the Solar Bears tallying two goals, three assists and a plus-7 rating. The 6-foot-3, 208-pound blueliner played in 65 games with the Kelowna Rockets of the WHL last season recording 15 goals and 24 assists with a plus-25 rating.
Feist was signed to an AHL contract by the Crunch on June 10.
LaFontaine, 24, 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. He has played in 11 games with the Solar Bears this season earning a 4-5-1 record with a 3.34 goals-against average and .905 save percentage. LaFontaine appeared in 13 games with the Chicago Wolves last season recording a 4-3-4 record along with a 2.89 goals-against average and .885 save percentage. The 6-foot-2, 204-pound netminder also played in two NHL games with the Carolina Hurricanes going 0-1-0 and two contests with the Norfolk Admirals of the ECHL posting a 1-0-1 record.
LaFontaine was signed to an AHL contract by the Crunch on July 25. He was selected by the Carolina Hurricanes in the third round, 75th overall, at the 2016 NHL Draft.
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