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Game Preview: Solar Bears at Swamp Rabbits - Dec. 8, 2016

Thursday, December 8th
Game Preview: Solar Bears at Swamp Rabbits - Dec. 8, 2016

Solar Bears Game 21 • Away Game 7 • ECHL Game 286

WHO: Orlando Solar Bears (12-6-2-0) at Greenville Swamp Rabbits (9-8-2-0)VENUE: Bon Secours Wellness Arena, Greenville, S.C.DATE: Thursday, Dec. 8, 7 p.m.WATCH: ECHL.TVLISTEN: Visit our website or download the new Solar Bears mobile app to listen to the game via MixlrTONIGHT:The Orlando Solar Bears resume their series with the Greenville Swamp Rabbits after picking up a 5-2 victory on Tuesday night. Orlando is currently 5-0-1-0 in its last six meetings with Greenville dating back to Feb. 6, 2016.

MONTGOMERY COMING OFF CAREER NIGHT:Brock Montgomery logged a career-high four points (1g-3a) on Tuesday night - the four points surpassed his previous career high of three points (3a), set on Dec. 11, 2014 in Orlando’s 5-2 home win over the Elmira Jackals.

SHORTHANDED SPECIALISTS:Brett Findlay’s shorthanded goal on Tuesday gave the forward his second of the season, and tied him with Eric Faille for the team lead. The Solar Bears now have five shorthanded goals this season, tied for the Eastern Conference lead with the Reading Royals.

HEAD TO HEADOverall: 3-0-1-0Home: 1-0-0-0Road: 2-0-1-02015-16 Overall: 5-4-0-02015-16 Home: 3-1-0-02015-16 Away: 2-3-0-0Last 5 Years: 22-13-1-3Last 5 Years Home: 14-4-0-3Last 5 Years Away: 8-9-1-0

LEADERSPoints: Manderson  – 24Goals: Perry – 12Assists: Findlay – 17+/-: Manderson – +15PIM: Findlay – 18SOG: Faille – 87

BEAR TRACKER

  • Findlay: Needs one goal to tie Jacob Cepis and Brady Vail (35) for first in team history

STREAKS

  • Block: 5-game point streak (3g-4a)
  • Cameranesi: 2-game point streak (1g-1a)
  • Crane: 4-game point streak: (5g-1a)
  • Findlay: 5-game point streak (1g-4a)
  • Manderson: 4-game point streak (3g-3a)
  • Witala: 2-game point streak (1g-2a)

AFFILIATE NOTES:The Toronto Marlies fell to the Utica Comets in a tight 3-2 contest on Wedenesday, and battle the Providence Bruins on Friday. The Toronto Maple Leafs suffered a 3-2 defeat to Minnesota on Wednesday, and head to Boston to face the Bruins in an Original Six matchup on Saturday.

NEW APP:The Solar Bears have released a brand-new mobile app, presented by BB&T, giving Solar Bears fans everything they need right in their pocket. The app is also home to the brand-new Loyalty & Rewards Program, which provides Solar Bears fans with opportunities to accumulate points and redeem them for exclusive prizes. The new app is FREE and available for both iOS and Android devices.

NEXT HOME GAMES:

  • Ugly Sweater jersey - Solar Bears vs. Florida Everblades - Thursday, Dec. 22 - 7 p.m.
  • Solar Bears vs. Florida Everblades - Tuesday, Dec. 27 - 7 p.m.
  • Solar Bears vs. Greenville Swamp Rabbits - Friday, Dec. 30 - 7 p.m.

Single-game tickets are now on sale at the Amway Center box office and ticketmaster.com. Full and half-season ticket plans are now available by visiting OrlandoSolarBearsHockey.com.

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