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The Knoxville Ice Bears have signed forward Mac Lewis for the team’s training camp. Lewis comes to Knoxville after spending his rookie season with the Binghamton Black Bears in the FPHL.

“Mac’s a hard-nosed player who’s willing to take hits in order to make plays,” said Ice Bears Head Coach Brent Clarke. “He’s good in the corners and can chip in offensively.”

Prior to Binghamton, Lewis spent two years at SUNY-Oswego after a year at Wilfrid Laurier University. The Ontario native scored 11 goals as a rookie and totaled 34 points.

The Ice Bears begin their 22nd season in franchise history on Friday, October 20 at Macon. Knoxville’s home opener will be Friday, October 27 against Birmingham. Free agent camp will take place on October 4-5 with preseason training camp occurring the following week.

ABOUT The Knoxville Ice Bears: The Knoxville Ice Bears organization began in 2002 and was an inaugural charter member of the Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) in 2004. As four-time SPHL Champions and five-time regular season champions, the Ice Bears are an experienced and established organization, offering the city and its visitors a balanced product of highlight-reel hockey, unique and exciting intermission activity and endless fan interaction, presenting the most affordable, family-friendly way to enjoy sports and entertainment. Season, Partial Season and Flex Tickets are now on sale. For more information, visit or call (865) 525-7825.