Defenseman returns from second AHL recall to Marlies
ORLANDO, Fla. – The Orlando Solar Bears have announced that defenseman Brenden Miller has been reassigned to the club by the Toronto Marlies, Orlando’s American Hockey League affiliate. The Solar Bears have also released rookie defenseman Kyle Shapiro.
Miller, 22, returns to Orlando following his second recall of the season on March 7. Miller has appeared in two games with the Marlies, where has recorded one goal. The second-year pro has 26 points (11g-15a) and 70 penalty minutes in 46 games with the Solar Bears this season.
Shapiro, 27, signed with the Solar Bears on Feb. 2 and logged three assists and eight penalty minutes in 14 games with Orlando.
The Orlando Solar Bears continue their fifth season of ECHL hockey when they host the Utah Grizzlies at the ARS.com Rink at Amway Center on Sunday, March 12 at 1:30 p.m.
Sunday’s game is the FAIRWINDS Solar Bears Sunday of the regular season. The first 100 FAIRWINDS members to show their FAIRWINDS debit or credit card, as well as their ID, at the Amway Center box office window on Sunday will score two free tickets for that day’s game. Even if you’re running a bit late, all FAIRWINDS members will receive a buy one, get one offer for that night’s game once all the free tickets have been claimed. Click here for more information.
The Solar Bears mobile app, presented by BB&T, gives Solar Bears fans everything they need right in their pocket. The app is also home to the brand-new Loyalty & Rewards Program, which provides Solar Bears fans with opportunities to accumulate points and redeem them for exclusive prizes. The app is FREE and available for both iOS and Android devices.
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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