KILLEEN ASSIGNED TO SOLAR BEARS
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Sends Goaltender from Wheeling to
Orlando, FL - The Orlando Solar Bears announced today that G
Patrick Killeen has been assigned from the Wheeling Nailers to
the Solar Bears by the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins of the
AHL (American Hockey League). He is expected to join the team
in Gwinnett, where the team will begin a three-game road trip
on Friday night.
Killeen (6'4", 215 lbs.) has played in 13 games for the Nailers
this season, registering a 3-5-2-2 record, 3.25 GAA, and .880
save percentage. He split the 2011-12 season with Wheeling and
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, playing in five games for the Penguins
with a 2.93 GAA and .871 save percentage to go along with a
2-2-0 record. With the Nailers that season, Killeen played 36
games with a 19-12-2-2 record, 2.69 GAA, and .893 save
percentage. Since turning pro in 2010-11, Killeen has played 89
games in the ECHL with a 41-33-2-6 record, 2.85 GAA, and .895
save percentage. Killeen's AHL stats include seven games played
with a 2-2-0 record, 3.16 GAA, and .862 save percentage. During
his rookie season, Killeen was selected to the ECHL All-Star
The Carp, Ontario, native played four seasons in the OHL
(Ontario Hockey League), all for the Brampton Battalion, from
2006-2010. In his final season with Brampton in 2009-10,
Killeen finished with a 2.42 GAA, .913 save percentage, and
23-25-13 record. That season, he was selected a Third Team OHL
All-Star. In four years in the OHL, he compiled a 63-48-17
record with a 2.74 GAA and .902 save percentage.
Killeen was drafted in the sixth round, 180 overall, but the
Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.
The Solar Bears play their next three games on the road, but
return home on Wednesday, January 30, for a 7:00 p.m. matchup
against the Greenville Road Warriors. Orlando will face
Greenville again during a 7:00 p.m. contest on Friday, February
1, and then will raise the 2001 Turner Cup Championship Banner
on Saturday, February 2, at 7:00 p.m. against the Trenton
Titans. Good seats are still available. Visit www.OrlandoSolarBearsHockey.com.
The Orlando Solar Bears, the ECHL affiliate of the NHL's
Minnesota Wild and AHL's Houston Aeros, play all of their home
games at the 2012 Street and Smith's Sports Business
Journal Sports Facility of the Year, the Amway
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