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Jubilation for Solar Bears in 5-2 Triumph over Swamp Rabbits

ORLANDO, Fla. - The Orlando Solar Bears (18-19-2-4), proud affiliate of the NHL's Toronto Maple Leafs and AHL's Toronto Marlies, were buoyed by Ryan Massa's 38 saves and a two-point night from Nicklas Lindberg as they defeated the Greenville Swamp Rabbits (22-19-6-0) by a 5-2 score in front of a crowd of 7,969 on Saturday night at the Amway Center. The Solar Bears opened the scoring in the first period when T.J. Foster made his way down the left side of the attacking zone and cut wide of a Gr... Full Story

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Americans Beat Wichita 5-3 on Star Wars Night

Allen, Texas - Before embarking on their longest road trip of the season (seven games), the Americans had to finish business at the Allen Event Center, on Star Wars night, against a struggling Wichita Thunder team. Allen came out victorious, beating the Thunder by a score of 5-3. Allen's Gary Steffes was able to capitalize on a beautiful set up from J.P. Lafontaine and Johnathan Parker. Steffes' 15th goal on the year was the only tally in the first period. Joel Rumpel was once again starting in net, coming off of a highlight reel shutout win last night against the Utah Grizzlies. While Wich... Full Story

Iowa Blasts Chicago 5-1

ROSEMONT, IL - The Iowa Wild (14-28-3-3, 34 points) defeated the Chicago Wolves (22-20-1-2, 47 points) 5-1 in front of 9,053 fans on Saturday night at Allstate Arena. The Wild blasted the Wolves with four goals over a 5:57 first-period span and goalie Steven Michalek (2-0-0) took care of the rest with 36 saves. Wild forwards Brett Sutter, Grayson Downing and Rob Bordson, as well as defenseman Zach Palmquist each scored in the game's opening period. Chicago goalie Jordan Binnington (10-8-2) was tagged with the loss. He was chased from the net at 15:09 of the first after allowing his third goal ... Full Story

McCormick & Lohin Light up Scoresheet in Resounding Win

Waterloo, IA - The Madison Capitols (16-20-2-2) received a scoresheet-filled performance from two of their most veteran forwards en route to a 5-2 win over the Waterloo Black Hawks (19-17-0-2) on Saturday night at the Young Arena. After being shut out on Friday night in Cedar Rapids, the Capitols used their first power play chance of the night as the perfect excuse to bring their offensive woes to an end. Ex-Waterloo forward Marcel Godbout picked up a loose puck and shoveled it toward the slot area, where captain Ryan Lohin located a rolling puck in tight, then deked to the backhand to s... Full Story

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Most Popular Teams on OSC

The following minor league and alternative professional sports teams on OurSports Central have been viewed the most over the last seven days:
  1. Saint John Sea Dogs - Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL)
  2. Northwest Arkansas Naturals - Texas League (TL)
  3. Western Pennsylvania - Supreme Indoor Football (SIF)
  4. Quad City Mallards - ECHL (ECHL)
  5. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins - American Hockey League (AHL)
  6. Lehigh Valley Phantoms - American Hockey League (AHL)
  7. South Carolina Stingrays - ECHL (ECHL)
  8. San Antonio FC - United Soccer League (USL)
  9. Grand Rapids Griffins - American Hockey League (AHL)
  10. Manchester Monarchs - ECHL (ECHL)


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Minor Leagues on OSC

OurSports Central provides coverage of select alternative and minor league professional sports leagues in addition to the top junior hockey leagues and college wood bat baseball leagues:

BASEBALL
Affiliated Minor League Baseball
ApL, AzFL, AzL, CalL, CarL, EL, FSL, GCL, IL, ML, MWL, NWL, NYPL, PCL, PL, SAL, SL, TL
College Wood Bat Baseball
Cape Cod, Coastal Plain, FCBL, NECBL, Northwoods, PGCBL, Prospect, TCL, WCL
Independent Minor League Baseball
AA, AtL, Can-Am, FL

BASKETBALL
Men's Minor League Basketball
D-League, NBL Canada
Women's Basketball
WNBA

FOOTBALL
Indoor/Arena Football
AFL, AIF, CIF, CIFL, IFL, SIF
Outdoor Football
CFL, FXFL

HOCKEY
Junior Hockey
NAHL, OHL, QMJHL, USHL, WHL
Minor League Hockey
AHL, ECHL, FHL, SPHL
Women's Hockey
NWHL

LACROSSE
Indoor Lacrosse
NLL
Outdoor Lacrosse
MLL

OTHER
Other Sports
PFL, PRO Rugby
Other Women's
NPF, WTT

SOCCER
Indoor Soccer
MASL
Outdoor Soccer
MLS, NASL, USL
Women's Soccer
NWSL