ORLANDO, Fla. – The Orlando Solar Bears have announced that forward Hunter Fejes has signed a Professional Try-Out Agreement with the Toronto Marlies, Orlando’s AHL affiliate.
Fejes, 23, was acquired by Orlando in a January trade with the Wheeling Nailers and has put up totals of 55 points (27g-28a) and 81 penalty minutes in 65 combined games this season.
In 113 total ECHL games with Orlando, Wheeling and Rapid City, the 6-foot-1, 192-pound Fejes has amassed 93 points (45g-48a) and 101 penalty minutes. The second-year pro has also skated in 29 AHL games, generating five points (1g-4a) and 23 penalty minutes with the Tucson Roadrunners and Springfield Falcons.
The Anchorage, Alaska native was a sixth-round selection (#178 overall) of the Phoenix Coyotes in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.
The Solar Bears playoff chase continues Friday, March 23, when Orlando hosts the South Carolina Stingrays for Noche Latina, presented by Auto Justice Attorney Michael T. Gibson at the ARS.com Rink at Amway Center at 7 p.m. – Orlando currently sits only four points away from clinching a berth in the 2018 Kelly Cup Playoffs. 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.
Fiesta 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 Noche Latina game, presented by Auto Justice Attorney Michael T. Gibson on Friday, March 23! 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 at orlandosolarbearshockey.com/shop.