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SOLAR BEARS ACQUIRE ECHL RIGHTS TO DEFENSEMAN TAYLOR DOHERTY FROM RUSH

Thursday, March 10th
SOLAR BEARS ACQUIRE ECHL RIGHTS TO DEFENSEMAN TAYLOR DOHERTY FROM RUSH

March 10, 2016

SOLAR BEARS ACQUIRE ECHL RIGHTS TO DEFENSEMAN TAYLOR DOHERTY FROM RUSH

Max Nicastro Reassigned to Rapid City by Marlies

BRAMPTON, Ontario – The Orlando Solar Bears, proud affiliate of the NHL’s Toronto Maple Leafs and AHL’s Toronto Marlies, have announced that the club has acquired the ECHL rights to defenseman Taylor Doherty, while the Marlies have reassigned defenseman Max Nicastro from the Solar Bears to the Rapid City Rush.

Doherty, 25, is in his fifth full season of professional hockey, and has suited up in 56 games with the Rush this season, recording 24 points (8g-16a) and 32 penalty minutes. The rearguard signed a Professional Try-Out Agreement with the Marlies earlier today.

In 290 career games with the Rush and the Worcester Sharks of the AHL, the blueliner has accumulated 62 points (15g-47a) and 379 penalty minutes.

Prior to turning pro, Doherty spent four seasons with the Kingston Frontenacs of the OHL, amassing 137 points (38g-99a) and 458 penalty minutes in 263 games. Doherty was originally a second round selection of the San Jose Sharks (#57 overall) in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.

Nicastro, 26, has posted 14 points (7g-7a) and 27 penalty minutes in 50 games with the Solar Bears this season.

The Solar Bears continue their fourth season in the ECHL, presented by Auto Justice Attorney Michael T. Gibson, P.A., on Thursday, Mar. 10 at 7:15 p.m. when they they take on the Brampton Beast at the Powerade Centre. Fans can listen to the game at iheartsolarbears.com or watch via ECHL.TV.

for the Solar Bears 2015-16 promotional and events calendar.

Single-game tickets for the 2015-16 season are on sale now and can be purchased for as little as $15 at the Amway Center Box Office or online at OrlandoSolarBearsHockey.com or Ticketmaster.com.

The Orlando Solar Bears, the ECHL affiliate of the NHL's Toronto Maple Leafs and AHL's Toronto Marlies, play all of their home games at the Amway Center, the 2012 Street and Smith's Sports Business Journal Sports Facility of the Year.

Follow the Solar Bears at www.OrlandoSolarBearsHockey.comFacebook, and Twitter (@OrlandoHockey) for all the latest news and updates. Stay in touch with Shades on Instagram by following ShadestheSolarBear.

Group tickets are a great way to entertain employees, co-workers, clients, friends and family. For more information on discounted group tickets and a list of group benefits, call 407-951-8200 or visit www.orlandosolarbearshockey.com/groups.

Officially licensed Orlando Solar Bears replica team jerseys, apparel, and headwear can be purchased online at: http://store.orlandosolarbearshockey.com/.

To read the Solar Bears Report to the Community, click here.

 

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