TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning have reassigned goaltender Eddie Pasquale to the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League, vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois announced today.
Pasquale, 28, has appeared in one game with the Lightning this season, a 6-5 shootout victory over the Detroit Red Wings on December 4. He made his NHL debut against the Red Wings, posting 19 saves on 24 shots for his first career NHL victory. The Toronto, Ontario native has also played in nine games for the Crunch in 2018-19, registering a 5-2-2 record to go along with a 2.98 goals-against average and .900 save percentage.
The 6-foot-3, 215-pound goaltender has played in 235 career AHL games over seven seasons, compiling a record of 115-86-15 to go along with a 2.56 goals-against average and .914 save percentage with 16 shutouts. Pasquale set career bests for goals-against average and save percentage during the 2017-18 season. He helped lead the Grand Rapids Griffins to the Calder Cup Championship in 2017.
Pasquale was originally drafted by the Atlanta Thrashers in the fourth round, 117th overall, at the 2009 NHL Draft.