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Josh Winquist assigned to Solar Bears

Friday, October 13th
Josh Winquist assigned to Solar Bears

Orlando receives forward from Toronto Marlies

ORLANDO, Fla. – The Orlando Solar Bears have announced that forward Josh Winquist has been assigned to Orlando by the Toronto Marlies, Orlando’s American Hockey League affiliate.

Winquist, 24, joins Orlando with 135 games of AHL experience under his belt with Bridgeport, Bakersfield and Oklahoma City, totaling 81 points (31g-50a) and 72 penalty minutes. The 6-foot-0, 180-pound forward also skated in 18 games with the ECHL’s Bakersfield Condors in 2014-15, and put up 23 points (5g-18a) and 11 penalty minutes.

Prior to turning pro, the St. Albert, Alberta native played his entire major junior career with the Everett Silvertips of the Western Hockey League. In 301 games with Everett, Winquist piled up 216 points (101g-115a) and 185 penalty minutes.

Orlando opens the 2017-18 season on the road against the Jacksonville Icemen on Saturday, Oct. 14 at 7:30 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Arena. The Solar Bears return to the ARS.com Rink at Amway Center to open their home schedule on Saturday, Oct. 28 vs. the Atlanta Gladiators at 7 p.m.

Fans can purchase BOGO tickets for Opening Weekend and get tickets for both Saturday, Oct. 28 and Sunday, Oct. 29 vs. Atlanta by visiting orlandosolarbearshockey.com/coors to take advantage of this offer, presented by Coors Light. Single-game tickets for the 2017-18 season are now on sale at the Amway Center box office and ticketmaster.com.

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.

Full Season Ticket Memberships for the 2017-18 season are on sale now. Purchase an Orlando Solar Bears Full Season Ticket Membership for as little as $440 today! Click here or call (407) 951-8200 for more information.

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

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