Game Preview: Solar Bears vs. Stingrays
Orlando seeks first win of season against South Carolina
WHO: Orlando Solar Bears vs. South Carolina Stingrays
VENUE: ARS.com Rink at Amway Center, Orlando, Fla.
DATE: Monday, Oct. 15 at 7 p.m.
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TONIGHT: The 2018-19 season, presented by XYMOPrint, continues this evening as the Orlando Solar Bears (0-1-0-0) host the South Carolina Stingrays (0-1-0-0) in a rematch of the 2018 South Division Semifinals. That series saw the Solar Bears advance to the second round of the Kelly Cup Playoffs for the first time in team history, on the strength of a four-game sweep. Orlando also defeated South Carolina by a 3-0 score in a preseason meeting at the RDV Sportsplex Ice Den on Oct. 4.
OLSON FACES FORMER CLUB: Rookie forward Trevor Olson is expected to make his season debut tonight for Orlando. Olson turned pro this past spring with South Carolina after wrapping up his college career at the University of North Dakota, and picked up one assist in eight regular season contests with the Stingrays.
COMMITMENT TO DISCIPLINE: The Solar Bears will look to avoid getting into penalty trouble after several infractions led to goals for Atlanta with the man advantage. Both Orlando and South Carolina are also hunting for their first power-play goals of the season.
BEREHOWSKY CLOSING IN ON CENTURY MARK: With 92 career wins behind the bench of the Solar Bears, Drake Berehowsky is already the winningest head coach in the team's ECHL tenure. He is only eight wins away from joining former IHL Solar Bears bench boss Curt Fraser as the second head coach of a professional hockey team in Orlando to reach the century mark in coaching wins.
NEXT GAME: Orlando duels the Stingrays tomorrow night on Tuesday, Oct. 16 at 7 p.m. at the ARS.com Rink at Amway Center. CLICK HERE to purchase tickets.
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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