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Solar Bears Sign Defenseman Brandon Anselmini to ATO

Monday, April 4th
Solar Bears Sign Defenseman Brandon Anselmini to ATO

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 Brandon Anselmini to an Amateur Try-Out Agreement.

Anselmini (an-sell-ME-NEE), 22, joins the Solar Bears after wrapping up a four-year collegiate career with Ferris State University, where the 5-foot-10, 183-pound rearguard played in 38 games this season, tallying 17 points (2g-15a) and 63 penalty minutes. In 149 career games for the Bulldogs, the Guelph, Ontario, native logged 56 points (13g-43a) and 220 penalty minutes.

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 Tuesday, Apr. 5 at 7:00 p.m. at the Amway Center. The Solar Bears will wear their Old Time Hockey jerseys and following the conclusion of the game, the Solar Bears host their “Shirts off Players Backs” Ceremony. The Solar Bears will also formally present the Team MVP, Rob Kenny Memorial Award, Kevin L. Heller Sr. Memorial Award and the Solar Bears Clutch Performer Award.

Orlando faces Florida again on Fan Appreciation Night on Thursday, Apr. 7 at 7:00 p.m. The first 3,000 fans in attendance will receive a commemorative 2015-16 Team Picture, presented by Coors Light. Wawa will also distribute a coupon to the first 5,000 fans in attendance good for a free Sizzli breakfast sandwich, Classic Hoagie, Milkshake and Fountain drink, nearly a $15 value!

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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