TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay Lightning have recalled goaltender Eddie Pasquale from the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League, vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois announced today.
Pasquale, 28, has played in 43 games for Syracuse this season, posting a record of 25-12-6 to go along with a 2.37 goals-against average and .916 save percentage. He ranks tied for fourth in the league for wins and is sixth for goals-against average.
The 6-foot-3, 215-pound goaltender has played in 269 career AHL games over seven seasons, compiling a record of 135-96-19 to go along with a 2.51 goals-against average and .914 save percentage with 20 shutouts. Pasquale set career bests for goals-against average and save percentage during the 2017-18 season, helping lead the Grand Rapids Griffins to the Calder Cup Championship. He has appeared in 19 career Calder Cup Playoff games, notching a record of 9-9 with a .915 save percentage and a 2.59 goals-against average.
Pasquale was originally drafted by the Atlanta Thrashers in the fourth round, 117th overall, at the 2009 NHL Draft.