1. Home
  2. News
  3. Game Preview: Solar Bears at Stingrays - Jan. 13, 2018

Game Preview: Solar Bears at Stingrays - Jan. 13, 2018

Saturday, January 13th
Game Preview: Solar Bears at Stingrays - Jan. 13, 2018

WHO: Orlando Solar Bears at South Carolina StingraysVENUE: North Charleston Coliseum, North Charleston, S.C.DATE: Saturday, Jan. 13, 7:05 p.m.WATCH: ECHL.TVLISTEN: ESPN Orlando (580 AM)

TONIGHT: The Solar Bears (16-17-4-1) take on the South Carolina Stingrays (22-8-3-1) before heading into the ECHL All-Star break. Orlando is 3-0-0-0 against South Carolina this season, with tonight’s match being the fourth of 11 total regular season meetings.

CHANCE TO JUMP BACK INTO THREE-WAY TIE FOR THIRD: A win tonight for Orlando, along with a regulation win for the Atlanta Gladiators in their game against Greenville, will allow the Solar Bears to move back into fourth place in the South Division.

HEETER RED-HOT AGAINST ‘RAYS: Goalie Cal Heeter has been the man between the pipes in all three games played against South Carolina this season, owning a 3-0-0 record with a 1.96 goals-against average and a .929 save percentage.

DUPUY CARRIES OFFENSE AGAINST SOUTH CAROLINA: Forward Jean Dupuy has produced five points (3g-2a) to lead Orlando in the three games against the Stingrays this season.

SOLAR BEARS WILL LOOK TO SHUT DOWN DEVIN: South Carolina’s Joe Devin has been on an offensive tear lately. The Stingrays captain has an active goal-scoring streak of four games dating back to Jan. 5.

STREAKS:

  • Martins Dzierkals – 4-game point streak (2g-4a)
  • Joshua Winquist – 3-game point streak (1g-2a)

MILESTONES:

  • Nolan Valleau – 1 point from 50 career pro points (12g-37a)
  • Chris Crane – 1 point from 150 career pro points (69g-78a)

AFFILIATE NOTES: The Toronto Marlies (27-11-0-0) picked up a 4-1 win over the Charlotte Checkers last night and look to repeat the feat this evening at 6 p.m. Meanwhile, the Toronto Maple Leafs (25-17-3-0) have off until Tuesday as they enjoy their bye week in the NHL schedule.

NEXT GAME:  The Solar Bears return home on Saturday, Jan. 20 when they host the Florida Everblades for Military Appreciation Night, presented by Hunter Vision at 7 p.m. at the ARS.com Rink at Amway Center. Single-game tickets for the 2017-18 season are now on sale at the Amway Center box office and ticketmaster.com.

About the Orlando Solar Bears:The Orlando Solar Bears are in their sixth season of operation in the ECHL, the premier “AA” hockey league in North America, and are the proud affiliate of the NHL’s Toronto Maple Leafs and the AHL’s Toronto Marlies. The Solar Bears are owned and operated by the Orlando Magic and the DeVos Family, and play at the ARS.com Rink at Amway Center, the 2012 Street and Smith’s Sports Business Journal Sports Facility of the Year.

Fighting Four Packs, presented by CenturyLink, are now available for purchase! Pick four games and get gift certificates to Sonny’s BBQ, Dick’s Sporting Goods, QDOBA Mexican Eats and a FREE center ice ticket to the our Hockey Fights Cancer Night game, presented by XYMOPRINT on Saturday, Feb. 17! Packs start as low as $64 and include $68 in FREE gifts! 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.

Upcoming Home Games

Full Schedule
Greenville Swamp Rabbits
Orlando Solar Bears
Friday, April 26th
Greenville Swamp Rabbits @ Orlando Solar Bears
Puck Drops:
7:00 PM EDT
Kia Center
Greenville Swamp Rabbits
GVL Greenville Swamp Rabbits
at
Orlando Solar Bears
ORL Orlando Solar Bears
Kia Center
Greenville Swamp Rabbits
Orlando Solar Bears
Saturday, April 27th
Greenville Swamp Rabbits @ Orlando Solar Bears
Puck Drops:
9:00 PM EDT
Kia Center
Greenville Swamp Rabbits
GVL Greenville Swamp Rabbits
at
Orlando Solar Bears
ORL Orlando Solar Bears
Kia Center
Greenville Swamp Rabbits
Orlando Solar Bears
Sunday, April 28th
Greenville Swamp Rabbits @ Orlando Solar Bears
Puck Drops:
7:00 PM EDT
Kia Center
Greenville Swamp Rabbits
GVL Greenville Swamp Rabbits
at
Orlando Solar Bears
ORL Orlando Solar Bears
Kia Center

Latest News

More News
Solar Bears Announce Home Playoff Dates For First Round Series
Solar Bears Announce Home Playoff Dates For First Round Series
Solar Bears Announce 2024 Playoff Roster
Solar Bears Announce 2024 Playoff Roster
Bear Bites | Week of Apr. 15
Bear Bites | Week of Apr. 15

Get Hockey Updates

Sign up for our email newsletter to be the first to know about news and upcoming games!