Solar Bears See Point Streak Snapped in 2-1 Loss to Stingrays
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. - the Orlando Solar Bears (8-10-4-1) saw their four-game point streak come to an end against the South Carolina Stingrays (17-2-2-0), as Orlando fell by a 2-1 score on Tuesday night at the North Charleston Coliseum.
It took until the second period for the game's first goal, as Dan DeSalvo finished off a power-play sequence for the Stingrays by redirecting a back-door pass from Cole Ully past Zachary Fucale at 11:30.
Tristin Langan answered for the Solar Bears when he deflected a shot from the blue line by Michael Brodzinski past Parker Milner at 13:52 for his team-leading sixth goal of the season.
DeSalvo pulled South Carolina ahead once again with the game-winner when Tom Parisi sent the puck from the corner into the crease and DeSalvo knocked the puck in at 17:08.
Fucale took the loss with 33 saves on 35 shots against; Milner earned the win with 20 stops on 21 shots against.
1) Dan DeSalvo - SC
2) Parker Milner - SC
3) Zachary Fucale - ORL
Langan's goal extended his point streak to five games (3g-2a), continuing the longest point streak by a Solar Bears player this season
The loss ended Orlando's overall point streak of four games (3-0-1-0) along with the team's road point streak (2-0-2-0)
The Solar Bears continue their road trip when they visit the Greenville Swamp Rabbits at Bon Secours Wellness Arena on Friday, Dec. 13 at 7:05 p.m. The Solar Bears return home to face the Kansas City Mavericks for the first time since the 2016-17 season on Wednesday, Dec. 18 at 7 p.m. for a Wine Down Wednesday; fans can take advantage of $5 wine specials during the game.
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