Nick Petersen Becomes First Solar Bear to Earn AHL Call Up


Orlando, FL - The Orlando Solar Bears announced today that LW Nick Petersen has been recalled to their American Hockey League Affiliate, the Houston Aeros. Petersen is the first Solar Bears player to earn a recall to the AHL.
Nick Petersen
Petersen collected a hat trick in the Solar Bears last game, a 5-3 victory over the South Carolina Stingrays. He currently leads the ECHL in goals (6) and points (12), and has recorded at least two points in each of the five games he has played this season.

Forward C.J. Severyn has been activated from the reserve.

The Solar Bears, currently riding a three game win streak, face off against the New York Rangers affiliate, the Greenville Road Warriors at the Amway center tomorrow at 3:00 p.m. Great seats are still available at

The current roster is:

Forwards (11)

Defensemen (7)

Goalies (2)

Kevin Baker   

Josh Caron

Ryan Cruthers

Ryan Ginand

Olivier Fortier 

Brett Lyon (R)  

Rob Mignardi 

C.J. Severyn

Mathew Sisca

Scott Tanski

Keaton Turkiewicz 

Corbin Baldwin

Ryan Blair (R)   

Bryce Lampman 

Sean Lorenz

Derick Martin

Kyle Medvec

Michael Wilson

Mike Brodeur 

John Curry 

(R)=Denotes Player is on Reserve

Nick Petersen, LW, Recalled to Houston (AHL)
C.J. Severyn, F, Activated from reserve
Bryce Lampman, D, Activated from reserve
Ryan Blair, D, Placed on reserve
Brett Lyon, F, Placed on reserve

The Orlando Solar Bears, the ECHL affiliate of the NHL's Minnesota Wild and AHL's Houston Aeros, are in their Out of Hibernation season and play all of their home games at the 2012 Street and Smith's Sports Business Journal Sports Facility of the Year, the Amway Center.

Individual tickets for all regular season home games are now on sale beginning as low as $15. To purchase your tickets, please visit or the Amway Center Box Office.

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Season ticket plans are available now. Full and half season ticket plans range in price from $225-$1480 per season ticket (includes facility fee), reflecting a savings of up to 42% off box office pricing. Call the Solar Bears at 407-951-8200 to speak to a Ticket Sales Account Manager.

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