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Solar Bears Fall to Steelheads 4-1

March 17, 2019 - ECHL (ECHL) - Orlando Solar Bears News Release

ORLANDO, Fla. - Cody Donaghey scored the lone goal for the Orlando Solar Bears (34-22-4-1) in a 4-1 loss to the Idaho Steelheads (36-22-3-2) on Sunday afternoon at the RDV Sportsplex Ice Den.

Idaho opened the scoring with goals in the first period from Henrik Samuelsson at 4:33 and a shorthanded marker from Will Merchant at 10:38.

Donaghey one-timed a feed from Chris LeBlanc past Tomas Sholl at 13:34 to get Orlando on the board.

Idaho added two more goals in the second frame as Elgin Pearce tallied another shorthanded goal at 5:49 and Steven McParland found twine on the man advantage at 16:28.

Connor Ingram took the loss with 21 saves on 25 shots against; Sholl picked up the victory for Idaho with 36 stops on 37 shots against.


1) Tomas Sholl - IDH

2) Will Merchant - IDH

3) Henrik Samuelsson - IDH


Orlando's magic number to clinch a berth in the 2019 Kelly Cup Playoffs remains at six points. Troy Bourke had the secondary assist on Donaghey's goal, extending his point streak to five games (3g-9a). Donaghey's goal extended his point streak to four games (2g-4a).

NEXT GAME:  The Solar Bears return to the Rink at Amway Center to conclude its series with Idaho on Tuesday, March 19 at 7 p.m. CLICK HERE to purchase tickets for this game.

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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

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