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SOLAR BEARS TRADE FOR MIKE LIAMBAS

Orlando Acquires Liambas from Cincinnati

 

Orlando, FL - The Orlando Solar Bears announced today that they have acquired D Mike Liambas from the Cincinnati Cyclones in exchange for future considerations.

Liambas (5'9", 198 lbs.) is in his second full ECHL season after appearing in 39 Mike Liambasgames with Cincinnati last year. Liambas had 160 penalty minutes (PIM) as well as nine points, all assists, while leading the Cyclones with 14 major penalties last season. He first played for Cincinnati in 2010-11, after joining the team following his time at the University of British Columbia (Canadian Intercollegiate Sport). He has also appeared in 25 games with the Bloomington Prairie Thunder, where he had 146 PIM, one goal, and three assists.

The Woodbridge, Ontario, native spent parts of four seasons (2006-10) playing with the Erie Otters of the OHL (Ontario Hockey League), totaling five goals, eight assists, and 357 PIM.

The Solar Bears play their next four games on the road before returning to the Amway Center on Wednesday, November 7, against the Gwinnett Gladiators.

The current roster is:

Forwards (11)

Defensemen (8)

Goalies (2)

Kevin Baker   

Josh Caron

Ryan Cruthers

Ryan Ginand

Olivier Fortier 

Brett Lyon (R)  

Rob Mignardi 

Nick Petersen

C.J. Severyn

Mathew Sisca

Scott Tanski

Keaton Turkiewicz (R)

Corbin Baldwin

Ryan Blair (R)   

Bryce Lampman  

Mike Liambas 

Sean Lorenz

Derick Martin

Kyle Medvec

Michael Wilson

Mike Brodeur 

John Curry 


(R)=Denotes Player is on Reserve

Transactions:
Mike Liambas, D, Acquired from Cincinnati
Keaton Turkiewicz, 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

www.OrlandoSolarBearsHockey.com 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.

Group tickets are a great way to entertain employees, co-workers, clients, friends and family. For more information on discounted group tickets and a list of group benefits, call 407-951-8200 or click here.

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