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Game Preview: Solar Bears at Swamp Rabbits - Nov. 17, 2017

Friday, November 17th
Game Preview: Solar Bears at Swamp Rabbits - Nov. 17, 2017

WHO: Orlando Solar Bears at Greenville Swamp RabbitsVENUE: Bon Secours Wellness Arena, Greenville, S.C.DATE: Friday, Nov. 17, 7 p.m.WATCH: ECHL.TVLISTEN: OSBN on Mixlr

TONIGHT: The Solar Bears (2-7-2-0) continue their three-game road trip with the first of two games against the Greenville Swamp Rabbits (8-3-1-0). The Swamp Rabbits are currently on a seven-game winning streak.

WINQUIST TAKES OVER: With his two-point outing on Thursday night, Joshua Winquist has taken over the team scoring lead, logging 11 points (4g-7a) in 10 games for Orlando. The fourth-year pro also netted the 50th pro goal of his career against Atlanta; he has two points in two games against Greenville.

NOVAK LEADS SOLAR BEARS AGAINST SWAMP RABBITS: Forward Max Novak currently leads the Solar Bears in head-to-head play against Greenville, as he has put up three points (1g-2a) through two games against the Swamp Rabbits.

SMORGASBORD OF SHOTS: If the previous two games against Greenville have been any indication, the Solar Bears will likely see a high volume of shots against the Swamp Rabbits in this weekend series – Orlando has averaged 44.5 shots on goal per game against Greenville this season, and the team’s season-high for shots in a single period came on Nov. 7 with 24 shots on goal in the third frame

STREAKS:

  • Joshua Winquist – 4-game point streak (2g-5a)
  • Chris Crane – 2-game goal streak (2g)

MILESTONE TRACKER:

  • Mike Monfredo – needs 3 points for 150 career pro points
  • Chris Crane – needs 4 points for 150 career pro points
  • Joshua Winquist – needs 6 assists for 100 career pro assists; needs 6 points for 150 career pro points

AFFILIATE NOTES: The Toronto Marlies (11-4-0-0) are off tonight but take on the Syracuse Crunch in back-to-back games at Ricoh Coliseum on Saturday and Sunday. The Toronto Maple Leafs (13-7-0-0) came away with a thrilling 1-0 overtime win at home last night against New Jersey to extend their winning streak to five games, and return to action on Saturday on the road against Montreal.

NEXT GAME: The Solar Bears wrap up their three-game road trip with another contest against the Swamp Rabbits at Bon Secours Wellness Arena on Sunday, Nov. 19 at 3 p.m. The Solar Bears are back at home to host the Jacksonville Icemen for the first time at the ARS.com Rink at Amway Center on Tuesday, Nov. 21 at 7 p.m. 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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