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Solar Bears face Everblades on Orlando Magic Night

November 5, 2017 - ECHL (ECHL) - Orlando Solar Bears News Release

WHO: Orlando Solar Bears vs. Florida Everblades

VENUE: ARS.com Rink at Amway Center, Orlando, Fla.

DATE: Saturday, Nov. 4, 7 p.m.





Orlando Magic Night - The Solar Bears will take the ice wearing jerseys inspired by the inaugural 1989-90 Orlando Magic uniforms. The first 3,000 fans in attendance will also receive a Solar Bears and Orlando Magic double magnet schedule. Fans can CLICK HERE to take advantage of a buy-one-get-one ticket offer courtesy of XYMOPRINT. Wawa Sunshine Cup Series - Game 2 : This season, the Orlando Solar Bears are proud to continue the Wawa Sunshine Cup Series with their in-state rivals, the Florida Everblades. The Solar Bears will look to claim the trophy from the Everblades by earning the most standings points in head-to-head competition during the 2017-18 regular season. During all Wawa Sunshine Cup Series games held at the Amway Center, fans will receive valuable coupons from our friends at Wawa - get yours tonight while exiting the building!

TONIGHT: The Solar Bears (2-3-1-0) face the Florida Everblades (7-1-0-0) in the second game of the week after receiving a point from Wednesday's 4-3 overtime loss.

STEPAN LEADING BEARS IN ASSISTS: In his last four games, Zach Stepan has catapulted himself to the top of the team leaderboard with five assists; those totals are also good enough to tie for the fourth-highest assist total of any rookie in the ECHL so far this season.

RANKIN PLAYS FIRST OF SEASON: After beginning the season on reserve, Kyle Rankin played his first game of 2017-18 on Wednesday as Orlando's 10th forward, and also saw time on the team's penalty kill unit.

KING FINDING OFFENSIVE GAME: With two goals in his last three games, Jeff King is one of six ECHL rookie blueliners to find the back of the net at least twice.


Nolan Valleau - 4-game point streak (2g-3a) Josh Winquist - 4-game point streak (2g-2a) Mike Vaskivuo - 2-game assist streak (2a)


Joe Perry - needs 1 goal for sole possession of third place in franchise history (tied with Jacob Cepis and Brady Vail with 35) Mike Monfredo - needs 4 points for 150 career pro points ?Josh Winquist - needs 2 goals for 50 career professional goals

AFFILIATE NOTES: The Toronto Marlies (7-3-0-0) head south to face the Hershey Bears at 7 p.m., while the Toronto Maple Leafs (8-6-0-0) face the St. Louis Blues at 7 p.m.

NEXT GAME: The Solar Bears welcome the Greenville Swamp Rabbits to Orlando for the first time this season on Tuesday, Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. as the Solar Bears celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week; the team will be collecting school supplies during the game. Single-game tickets for the 2017-18 season are now on sale at the Amway Center box office and  ticketmaster.com.

The Orlando Solar Bears are the proud ECHL affiliate of the NHL's Toronto Maple Leafs and AHL's Toronto Marlies, and play all of their home games at the ARS.com Rink at Amway Center, the 2012 Street and Smith's Sports Business Journal Sports Facility of the Year.

Full Season Ticket Memberships for the 2017-18 season are on sale now. Purchase an Orlando Solar Bears Full Season Ticket Membership for as little as $440 today! Click here or call (407) 951-8200 for more information.

Officially licensed Orlando Solar Bears replica team jerseys, apparel, and headwear can be purchased online at orlandosolarbearshockey.com/shop.

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