The Tampa Bay Lightning have reassigned goaltender Hugo Alnefelt to the Syracuse Crunch from the Orlando Solar Bears of the ECHL, Crunch General Manager Stacy Roest announced Monday morning.
Alnefelt, 20, has played in six games with the Crunch this season recording a 2-3-1 record with a 3.56 goals-against average and a .864 save percentage. He has also appeared in two games with Orlando posting 0-2-0 record with a 3.51 goals-against average and .886 save percentage. Last season, Alnefelt appeared in 22 games with HV71 of the SHL in Sweden, posting a 5-16-0 record to go along with a 3.16 goals-against average and .904 save percentage. The 6-foot-2, 185-pound goaltender also represented Sweden at the 2021 World Junior Championships, posting a 2-2-0 record with a 2.36 goals-against average and .902 save percentage. He has represented Sweden at each of the past two World Junior Championships, winning the Bronze Medal in 2020 while posting five wins at the tournament.
The Lightning selected Alnefelt in the third round, 71st overall, at the 2019 NHL Draft.