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Solar Bears sign Curtis Miske

Friday, April 6th
Solar Bears sign Curtis Miske

Photo credit: Lucas Chudleigh/Apollo Multimedia

DULUTH, Ga. – The Orlando Solar Bears have announced that the club has agreed to terms with rookie forward Curtis Miske on an ECHL Standard Player Contract.

Miske (MISS-kee), 21, begins his pro career with the Solar Bears following the completion of his major junior season with the Prince Albert Raiders of the Western Hockey League. Miske served as captain of the Raiders this season, tallying 64 points (27g-37a) and 30 penalty minutes in 72 regular season games. The 6-foot-4, 205-pound forward also generated 10 points (3g-7a) and two penalty minutes in seven postseason games with Prince Albert.

In 259 WHL games with Prince Albert and the Spokane Chiefs, the Beaumont, Alberta native has produced 151 points (64g-87a) and 115 penalty minutes.

The Solar Bears play the Atlanta Gladiators tonight at 7:35 p.m. at Infinite Energy Arena. Be sure to watch on ECHL.TV or listen in via Mixlr.

The Solar Bears will play the South Carolina Stingrays in the South Division Semifinals of the 2018 Kelly Cup Playoffs, and will host the following games at the ARS.com Rink at Amway Center:

  • Game 3 – Thursday, April 19 at 7 p.m
  • Game 4 – Saturday, April 21 at 7 p.m.
  • Game 5 – Sunday, April 22 at 6 p.m. (if necessary)

Tickets for the first round of the 2018 Kelly Cup Playoffs are on sale now – fans can purchase tickets starting at $18 through the Amway Center box office or by visiting 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.

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

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