Valleau scores for Solar Bears in 4-1 loss to Swamp Rabbits

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Nolan Valleau’s power-play goal was the lone tally for the Orlando Solar Bears (2-8-2-0), as the team fell to the Greenville Swamp Rabbits (9-3-1-0) by a 4-1 score on Friday night at Bon Secours Wellness Arena.

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1 2 3 FINAL
ORLANDO 0 1 0 1
GREENVILLE 2 1 1 4

SCORING SUMMARY

Orlando: Nolan Valleau [PP] (Mike Monfredo, Max Novak)

Goaltender: Cal Heeter (34/37)

Greenville: Brandon Troock (Brenden Kotyk, Joe Basaraba), Troock, Dawson Leedahl (Caleb Herbert), Kotyk [EN] (Basaraba, Austin McKay)

Goaltender: Brandon Halverson (44/45)

ON THE SCORESHEET

  • Nolan Valleau recorded Orlando’s lone goal at 2:26 of the second period, after Max Novak won a face-off at the right circle back to Mike Monfredo, who sent a pass to the top of the zone for Valleau, who hammered a shot through the pads of Brandon Halverson for a power-play goal.
  • Cal Heeter took the loss with 34 saves on 37 shots against.

NOTABLES

  • Valleau also led Orlando with eight shots on goal.
  • The Solar Bears penalty kill went a perfect 5-for-5.
  • The Solar Bears conclude their three-game road trip on Sunday afternoon as they take on the Greenville Swamp Rabbits at Bon Secours Wellness Arena at 3 p.m. The Solar Bears are back at home to host the Jacksonville Icemen for the first time at the com Rink at Amway Center on Tuesday, Nov. 21 at 7 p.m.

THREE STARS
1) Brandon Halverson – GRN
2) Branden Troock – GRN
3) Dawson Leedahl – GRN

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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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