SOLAR BEARS SUFFER 4-1 LOSS TO GWINNETT
Road Trip Continues in Greenville Tomorrow
Duluth, GA - The Solar Bears saw a 1-1 score heading into the third slip away to three third period goals by the Gwinnett Gladiators as Orlando fell 4-1 at the Arena at Gwinnett Center on Thursday Night.
An early offensive zone faceoff win helped the Gladiators
strike 2:23 into the game. D Kyle Lawson received a pass from
the right point and blasted a shot through traffic to put
Gwinnett up 1-0. Just 1:02 later, F Scott Tanski led a 2-on-1
into the attacking zone and moved a pass across the ice to LW
Nick Petersen. The ECHL Player of the Month in October wristed
a shot just underneath the crossbar to even the game at 1-1.
The two sides went into the first intermission tied at
Three Stars: 1. E. Bloodoff (GWT); 2. M. Lee (GWT); 3. D. Jones (GWT)
Power Plays: ORL: 0/4; GWT: 0/4
Shots: ORL: 28; GWT: 19
LW Nick Petersen was named the ECHL Player of the Month for October before the start of the game... Tonight's contest featured the ECHL Player of the Month (Nick Petersen, ORL), ECHL Goalie of the Week (Mike Lee, GWT), and ECHL Rookie of the Month (Doug Jones, GWT)... F Ryan Ginand saw his six game point streak (1 goal, 7 assists) snapped tonight... The Solar Bears suffered just their second regulation loss.
The Orlando Solar Bears, the ECHL affiliate of the NHL's Minnesota Wild and AHL's Houston Aeros, are in their Out of Hibernation 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.
The Orlando Solar Bears return to the Amway Center for a key
seven game home stretch beginning Wednesday, Nov. 7th against
Gwinnett. Individual tickets for this home stand and 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.