MATSON, DUCO TO ORLANDO,
ULLRICH, SEVERYN TO AHL
Solar Bears Receive Forwards from AHL Affiliates
Orlando, FL - The Orlando Solar Bears, proud affiliate of theNHL's Minnesota Wild and Toronto Maple Leafs and AHL's IowaWild and Toronto Marlies, announced today that F Taylor Matson(Iowa) and F Mike Duco (Toronto) have been assigned to the teamfrom the American Hockey League while F Mike Ullrich has beenloaned to Iowa and forward C.J. Severyn has been loaned to theUtica Comets (AHL).Matson was recalled by the Iowa Wild on January 11 and has since appeared in threegames for Iowa, earning an assist. He has played six games withthe Solar Bears this season, collecting three points ontwo goals and one assist, including the game-winning goal forthe Solar Bears on January 3 in Orlando's 6-5 win over the UtahGrizzlies. In 29 games with Iowa, Matson has tallied threegoals and added an assist for four points.Duco has appeared in four games with the Solar Bears, earningone assist, and has tallied three points on one goal and twoassists in seven games with the Marlies this season. He hasplayed 18 games in the NHL with the Vancouver Canucks (2011-12)and Florida Panthers (2009-11) earning two assists and 65 PIM.Duco has skated in 257 games in his AHL career, scoring 55goals and adding 50 assists along with 459 PIM.Ullrich has appeared in 31 games for the Solar Bears thisseason, scoring nine goals to go along with 19 assists for 28points. He skated in three games for the Manchester Monarchs,his first career AHL appearance, earlier this season,collecting one goal. The Banff, AB, native has played in 73games in his ECHL career, averaging nearly a point-per-gamewith 68 points on 26 goals and 42 assists.Severyn was returned to the Solar Bears on Saturday afterplaying four games for the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, buthas not appeared in a game for Orlando since coming back fromthe AHL. In 19 games with the Solar Bears, Severyn has 17points on six goals and 11 assists. He has collected four PIMin 10 career AHL contests.The Solar Bears return from a four game road trip to host theGwinnett Gladiators on Thursday, January 23rd, at 7:00 p.m. andSunday, January 26, against the Florida Everblades at 3:00 p.m.Orlando will wear special pink jerseys for both games as partof Hockey Fights Cancer, and the first 3,000 fans in attendancewill receive a commemorative puck, courtesy of FloridaHospital, on Sunday.
Orlando Solar Bears individual game tickets for the 2013-14season are on sale. Tickets can be purchased at the AmwayCenter Box Office or online at OrlandoSolarBearsHockey.com or Ticketmaster.com. For thePromotional Calendar, click here.
The Orlando Solar Bears, the ECHL affiliate of the NHL'sMinnesota Wild and Toronto Maple Leafs and AHL's Iowa Wild andToronto Marlies, play all of their home games at the 2012Street and Smith's Sports Business Journal Sports Facility ofthe Year, the Amway Center.Follow the Solar Bears at www.OrlandoSolarBearsHockey.com, Facebook, and Twitter (@OrlandoHockey) forall the latest news and updates. Stay in touch with Shades onInstagram by following ShadestheSolarBear.Don't get shut-out when we sell out! Take advantage of theOrlando Solar Bears season tickets and 18 game plans. Call theSolar Bears at 407-951-8200 or visit www.OrlandoSolarBearsHockey.com.Group tickets are a great way to entertain employees,co-workers, clients, friends and family. For more informationon discounted group tickets and a list of group benefits, call407-951-8200 or visit www.orlandosolarbearshockey.com/groups.Officially licensed Orlando Solar Bears replica team jerseys,apparel, and headwear can be purchased online at: http://shop.orlandosolarbearshockey.com/Since beginning operations in November of 2011, the Solar Bearshave helped raise over $350,000 for the Central Floridacommunity. To read the Solar Bears Report to the Community,click here.