ORLANDO, Fla. – The Orlando Solar Bears have agreed to terms with Alexandre Ranger for the 2018-19 season after acquiring his rights from the Tulsa Oilers in exchange for the rights to defenseman Adam Phillips.
The Solar Bears are the ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League’s Tampa Bay Lightning and American Hockey League’s Syracuse Crunch.
Ranger played in 47 games with Tulsa in the 2017-18 season and recorded 23 points (7g-16a) and 55 penalty minutes.
The 22-year-old has amassed 53 points (21g-32a) and 133 penalty minutes in 107 ECHL games with Tulsa and Norfolk. He has also skated in 32 American Hockey League games with the St. John’s IceCaps and San Antonio Rampage, producing five points (3g-2a) and 14 penalty minutes.
Prior to turning pro, the native of Châteauguay, Quebec played junior hockey for the Chicoutimi Saguenéens and Baie-Comeau Drakkar of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. In 224 career games, Ranger tallied 133 points (65g-68a) and 229 penalty minutes.