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Game Preview: Solar Bears at Gladiators

February 2, 2019 - ECHL (ECHL) - Orlando Solar Bears News Release

WHO: Orlando Solar Bears at Atlanta Gladiators

VENUE: Infinite Energy Arena, Duluth, Ga.

DATE: Saturday, Feb. 2 at 7:35 p.m.

WATCH: ECHL.TV

LISTEN: OSB Radio via Mixlr

TONIGHT: The Orlando Solar Bears (22-17-3-0) wrap up their season-high nine-game road trip against the Atlanta Gladiators (15-19-6-1), one week after coming away with a 3-2 overtime win here at Infinite Energy Arena. Orlando is 4-1-0-0 against the Gladiators this season, while the Gladiators are currently on an eight-game point streak (7-0-1-0). The two teams play each other three more times this season following tonight's game.

LEBLANC REACHES CENTURY MARK: Chris LeBlanc became the 14th player in ECHL Solar Bears history to suit up in 100 career games with Orlando when he took the ice Friday night in Greenville. The sophomore forward has 44 points (15g-29a) in his time with the Solar Bears, which places him 25th in franchise scoring. LeBlanc chipped in an assist in Friday's win, and has six points (1g-5a) over his last four games.

TAMMELA BUILDS ON STREAK: Jonne Tammela's assist in Friday's win increased his point streak to four games (3g-5a). The forward has been one of Orlando's more effective players against the Gladiators, as he has picked up three assists in two games.

POWER PLAY ROUNDING CORNER: Since the start of the second half of the season, the Solar Bears' power play has been clicking. In the last six games, Orlando has gone 7-for-23 (30.43%) with the man advantage.

NEXT GAMES: The Solar Bears return home to host the Jacksonville Icemen on Wednesday, Feb. 6 at 7 p.m. for a Wine Down Wednesday. Fans can take advantage of $5 wine specials during the game. CLICK HERE to purchase tickets for the game.

Fighting Four Packs presented by CenturyLink:

Gear up for the second half of the 2018-19 season with a Fighting Four Pack, presented by CenturyLink! Pick any four remaining home games and get $65 dollars in gift certificates to Dick's Sporting Goods, First Watch, QDOBA Mexican Eats and a FREE center ice ticket to the Saturday, Feb. 23 game against the Greenville Swamp Rabbits, part of Hockey Fights Cancer Weekend, presented by XYMOPrint. Packs start as low as $69.99.

2018-19 Season Presented by XYMOPrint:

The Orlando Solar Bears are proud to have local digital printing experts XYMOPrint as the presenting sponsor of the 2018-19 season. As a special offer, fans who call XYMOPrint at (888) 223-9390 from now until June 15, 2019 and reference the Solar Bears will receive 30% off their first order of 500 business cards.

2018-19 Single-Game Tickets Now on Sale:

Single-game tickets for the Orlando Solar Bears 2018-19 regular season home schedule are now on sale. Fans can purchase single-game tickets for as little as $15 at the Amway Center box office, or online at Ticketmaster.com.

2018-19 Season Ticket Memberships:

Season Ticket Memberships for the seventh season of ECHL Orlando Solar Bears hockey are now on sale. Full and Half-Season memberships are both available, starting as low as $270. For more information, call (407) 951-8200 or visit orlandosolarbearshockey.com.


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