Jasinsky Called Up To ECHL; Thunderbirds Sign Winston-Salem Native Lewis

Winston-Salem, NC - The Carolina Thunderbirds are proud to announce the call-up of forward Ryan Jasinsky to the ECHL's Wichita Thunder. In a corresponding move the Thunderbirds have signed Winston-Salem native Chase Lewis to the active roster.

Jasinsky has played in three games for Carolina with no points and has racked up 48 penalty minutes in the 2018-19 season so far. Jasinsky joins the ECHL affiliate of the Edmonton Oilers who are in the middle of a weekend series against the Allen Americans.

In his place the Thunderbirds sign Winston-Salem native Chase Lewis to the active roster. Lewis played last year for the Thunderbirds appearing in 19 games and registering six points (1G-5A). Lewis will be wearing the number 6 during this stint with Carolina.


The Carolina Thunderbirds are proud members of the Federal Hockey League, now in its ninth season. The Thunderbirds are in their second season of play looking to build on the success of their inaugural season where the team posted an 87-point season with a record of 25-5-2-24 (W-OTW-OTL-L). The Thunderbirds also set an FHL record with over 66,000 fans through the doors in their first season. Season and group tickets are on sale now by calling 336-774-GOAL (4625).