Game Preview: Solar Bears at IceMen, December 14, 2019
Jacksonville Icemen vs. Orlando Solar Bears
Saturday, December 14, 2019 at Jacksonville, Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena Home Game #10
Referee: Riley Yerkovich (#7) Linesmen: Tarrington Wyonzek (#88) & Ross Crimaldi (#80)
Broadcast Information: www.mixlr.com/jaxicemen & ECHL.TV
Tickets may be purchased at box office or online
About Today's Game: Tonight's ECHL South Division match-up features the Jacksonville Icemen and the Orlando Solar Bears. A big two points are on the line tonight as Orlando holds a three-point lead over Jacksonville for fourth place in a very cluttered South Division. Both teams are coming off road victories last night as Jacksonville edged Atlanta 4-3, while Orlando closed out an impressive 5-1 decision at Greenville. Four of Orlando's nine wins this season have come against Jacksonville.
Series History: Tonight's game marks the fifth of 11 meetings between the two teams this season. Orlando leads the season series 4-0-0 while also leading the All-Time series 21-3-1-0.
About the Icemen: Chase Lang continues to lead the Icemen in scoring with 17 points following a two-assist performance last night. Garret Ross scored twice and added an assist in last night's win over Atlanta and has four points in his last two games....All eight of the Icemen's wins this season have come in games in which they have scored first....Jacksonville is 5-0-0 when leading after two periods.
About the Solar Bears: Defenseman Michael Brodizinski and forward Chris LeBlanc share the team lead in scoring with 12 points.....Alexey Lipanov has scored all four of his goals this season against the Icemen....Orlando received a boost the roster on Thursday when forward Hunter Fejes was returned to the team on loan from Manitoba (AHL)....The Solar Bears boast the league's top penalty kill unit at 89.3-percent.
Upcoming Home Games & Promotiuons
Today's Game - Annual Guns ' Hoses Game. It 's a hockey double-header as our local police, fire fighters and EMTs battle it out on the ice in a chairty hockey game beginning at 3:00 p.m. A ticket to the Icemen game grants admission into Guns 'n Hoses games as well.
Friday, December 20, vs. Atlanta, 7:00 p.m. - Wendy's Fry-Day 4-Pack. Receive 4-tickets, 4-mini-sticks and 4-Dave's single combos! These packages may be purchased at www.jaxicemen.com
Saturday, December 21, vs. S. Carolina, 7:00 p.m. - Annual Teddy Bear Toss Game & Star Wars Night! Bring a new or gently used teddy bear or stuffed animal to the game and throw it out onto the ice when the Icemen score their first goal. The Icemen will distribute the stuffed toys to local children's charities for the holidays.
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ECHL Stories from December 14, 2019
- Game Preview: Solar Bears at IceMen, December 14, 2019 - Jacksonville Icemen
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- Beast Lose Gritty Saturday Night Contest - Brampton Beast
- Windsor Shines in 1-0 Win over IceMen - Orlando Solar Bears
- Thunder Slides Past Oilers, 5-2 - Wichita Thunder
- Teddies Fly as Admirals Defeat Gladiators 3-2 - Norfolk Admirals
- Royals Win Saturday Night Classic on Teddy Bear Toss Night - Reading Royals
- Cyclones Surrender Three-Goal Lead in Overtime Defeat - Cincinnati Cyclones
- Glads Cannot Hold off Norfolk as Ads Sink ATL 3-2 - Atlanta Gladiators
- Milner Gets 5th Shutout in 3-0 Defeat of Greenville - South Carolina Stingrays
- Mavs Take Wild Tilt at Florida, Win 5-4 in OT - Kansas City Mavericks
- Fueled by Third Period Power Plays, Indy Tops Kalamazoo - Kalamazoo Wings
- Swamp Rabbits Stymied by Stingrays - Greenville Swamp Rabbits
- Shane Walsh Makes the Teddy's Fly in a 3-2 Win over Maine - Worcester Railers HC
- Explosive Third Period Leads to 5-2 Win over Kalamazoo - Indy Fuel
- Mariners Third Period Rally Comes up One Goal Short - Maine Mariners
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- Goaltender Evan Cormier Recalled to NHL's New Jersey Devils - Adirondack Thunder
- Game Preview: December 14th Newfoundland at Utah - Utah Grizzlies
- Stage Set for Teddy Bear Toss against Mavericks - Florida Everblades
- ECHL Transactions - December 14 - ECHL
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- Cyclones Game Preview: vs. Toledo - Cincinnati Cyclones
- Forward Swavely Loaned to Royals - Reading Royals
- Gritty Is Here, Affiliation Night, Teddy Bear Toss and Mascot Mania - Reading Royals
- Controversial Second Period Dooms Rush - Rapid City Rush
- Steelheads Offensive Burst Sparks 4-2 Win over Komets - Idaho Steelheads
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