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Solar Bears power past Gladiators in 4-1 win

Sunday, December 11th
Solar Bears power past Gladiators in 4-1 win

Orlando sweeps weekend series with Atlanta

DULUTH, Ga. – The Orlando Solar Bears (14-7-2-0) swept their two-game series with the Atlanta Gladiators (10-12-2-1) with a 4-1 win on Sunday afternoon at Infinite Energy Arena.

Click here for the box score.

Nikolas Brouillard opened the scoring for the Solar Bears when he one-timed a half wall pass from Taylor Doherty past Matt Ginn at 5:05 of the first period.

Eric Faille pulled Orlando ahead by two goals when he received a pass from Patrick Watling and sped down the ice before beating Ginn at 11:46.

Watling then tallied another power-play goal for Orlando in the second period with a snap shot from the left circle at 9:42.

The Solar Bears padded the lead when the puck rolled off of Eric Neiley’s stick to Brett Findlay at the left circle, who then centered the puck to Joe Perry for the tap-in goal at 11:12.

Brock Higgs finally broke through for Atlanta when he jammed a loose puck underneath Kasimir Kaskisuo at 13:06 of the third period.

Kaskisuo picked up the win with a new season-high of 36 saves on 37 shots against; Ginn took the loss with 28 stops on 31 shots against.

Three Stars:1) Eric Faille – ORL2) Patrick Watling – ORL3) Brock Higgs – ATL

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.

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.

The Orlando Solar Bears are the proud ECHL affiliate of the NHL’s Toronto Maple Leafs and AHL’s Toronto Marlies, and play all of their home games at the ARS.com Rink at 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 SolarBearsHockey.

Season tickets, Corporate Flex vouchers, and Group tickets are a great way to entertain employees, co-workers, clients, friends and family. For more information on all of the Solar Bears ticket packages, call (407) 951-8200 or visit orlandosolarbearshockey.com/groups.

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

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