Preview: Solar Bears at Admirals — Jan. 9, 2019

WHO: Orlando Solar Bears at Norfolk Admirals
VENUE: Norfolk Scope, Norfolk, Va.
DATE: Wednesday, Jan. 9 at 7 p.m.
LISTEN: OSB Radio via Mixlr

WATCH PARTY AT DUFFY’S IN WATERFORD LAKES: Just because we’re on the road doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the action! Catch tonight’s game against Norfolk with our friends at Duffy’s Sports Grillin Waterford Lakes and participate in a jersey raffle, Solar Bears trivia and more!

TONIGHT: The Orlando Solar Bears (17-14-3-0) take on the Norfolk Admirals (14-18-2-2) to begin a season-high nine-game road trip. Tonight’s game is the first of three this week against Norfolk. The Solar Bears own a 1-1-0-0 record this season against the Admirals, and will play a total of six matches this season.

AND MONFREDO MAKES ONE:With the recall of defensemen Michael Brodzinski and Cody Donaghey to the San Jose Barracuda on Wednesday, defenseman Mike Monfredo remains the only player on the Solar Bears roster to have played in every game so far this season through 34 contests. Monfredo led the Solar Bears last season with 68 games played.

MILLEN GETS ANOTHER START: After making 38 saves for his first career ECHL victory on Sunday, goaltender Charlie Millen is expected to get the start tonight for Orlando. The goalie has made 70 saves on 76 shots against through two outings with the Solar Bears.

TAMMELA LEADS SOLAR BEARS AGAINST ADMIRALS:With three points (1g-2a) in two games against Norfolk, forward Jonne Tammela leads the Solar Bears in scoring against tonight’s opponent.

NEXT GAMES: The Solar Bears continue their three-game set against the Norfolk Admirals on Friday, Jan. 11 at 7 p.m. at the Norfolk Scope. The Solar Bears return home to host the Jacksonville Icemen on Wednesday, Feb. 6 at 7 p.m. for a Wine Down Wednesday. Fans can take advantage of $5 wine specials during the game. CLICK HERE to purchase tickets for the game.

2018-19 Season Presented by XYMOPrint:

The Orlando Solar Bears are proud to have local digital printing experts XYMOPrint as the presenting sponsor of the 2018-19 season. As a special offer, fans who call XYMOPrint at (888) 223-9390 from now until June 15, 2019 and reference the Solar Bears will receive 30% off their first order of 500 business cards.

2018-19 Single-Game Tickets Now on Sale: 

Single-game tickets for the Orlando Solar Bears 2018-19 regular season home schedule are now on sale. Fans can purchase single-game tickets for as little as $15 at the Amway Center box office, or online at

2018-19 Season Ticket Memberships:

Season Ticket Memberships for the seventh season of ECHL Orlando Solar Bears hockey are now on sale. Full and Half-Season memberships are both available, starting as low as $270. For more information, call (407) 951-8200 or visit

About the Orlando Solar Bears:

The Orlando Solar Bears are the proud affiliate of the NHL’s Tampa Bay Lightning and members of the ECHL, the premier “AA” hockey league in North America. In six seasons of operation, the team has qualified for the Kelly Cup Playoffs four times. The Solar Bears are owned and operated by the Orlando Magic and the DeVos Family, and play at the Rink at Amway Center, the 2012 Street and Smith’s Sports Business Journal Sports Facility of the Year.

Officially licensed Orlando Solar Bears replica team jerseys, apparel, and headwear can be purchased at