Solar Bears captain heads to AHL
GREENVILLE, S.C. – The Orlando Solar Bears have announced that defenseman Eric Baier has signed a professional tryout agreement with the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League.
Baier, 28, has posted 10 points (2g-8a) and 10 penalty minutes in 19 games with Orlando this season. The North Kingstown, R.I. native has played in 195 games with the Solar Bears, logging 89 points (28g-61a) and 69 penalty minutes.
In 308 career ECHL games, Baier has amassed 121 points (37g-84a) and 107 penalty minutes. The sixth-year pro has recorded six points (2g-4a) and eight penalty minutes in 49 career AHL games.
The Solar Bears continue their fifth season of ECHL hockey when they battle the Greenville Swamp Rabbits on Tuesday, Dec. 6 at 7 p.m. at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena.
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The Orlando Solar Bears are the proud ECHL affiliate of the NHL’s Toronto Maple Leafs and AHL’s Toronto Marlies, and play all of their home games at the ARS.com Rink at Amway Center, the 2012 Street and Smith’s Sports Business Journal Sports Facility of the Year.
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