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Solar Bears Sign Defenseman Jordan Rowley to ATO

Monday, March 28th
Solar Bears Sign Defenseman Jordan Rowley to ATO

March 28, 2016


Blueliner Joins Orlando After Completing CIS Career withUniversity of Alberta

ORLANDO, Fla. – The Orlando Solar Bears, proud affiliate of the NHL’s Toronto Maple Leafs and AHL’s Toronto Marlies, have announced the signing of rookie defenseman Jordan Rowley to an Amateur Try-Out Agreement.

Rowley, 25, joins the Solar Bears after wrapping up a five-year collegiate career with the University of Alberta, where the defenseman played 25 games this season, tallying 24 points (6g-18a) and 30 penalty minutes and was the recipient of the Mervyn ‘Red’ Dutton Trophy as the Canada West Defenceman of the Year for the second time in his career after first receiving the award in the 2013-14 campaign. In 127 career games for the Golden Bears, Rowley logged 91 points (25g-66a) and 148 penalty minutes, and was also a teammate of current Solar Bears rookie forward T.J. Foster from 2013-15.

Prior to playing with the University of Alberta, the 5-foot-11, 185-pound rearguard played major junior hockey from 2005-11 with the Kamloops Blazers and Prince Albert Raiders of the Western Hockey League, posting totals of 146 points (29g-117a) and 379 penalty minutes in 312 career games.

The Solar Bears continue their fourth season in the ECHL, presented by Auto Justice Attorney Michael T. Gibson, P.A., when they host the Florida Everblades in a Wawa Sunshine Cup Series game on Wednesday, Mar. 28 at 7:00 p.m. at the Amway Center.

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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