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Solar Bears blanked by Icemen in 5-0 decision

Saturday, December 29th
Solar Bears blanked by Icemen in 5-0 decision

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Opposing netminder Tanner Jaillet made 19 saves as the Orlando Solar Bears (15-12-3-0) were unable to find the back of the net against the Jacksonville Icemen (18-12-1-0) in a 5-0 loss on Friday night at Veterans Memorial Arena.

Click herefor the box score.

The Icemen scored just 1:45 into the game when Jake Randolph converted on a wrap-around attempt at the right post and slid the puck past the leg of Charlie Millen at the far post.

Wacey Rabbit made it 2-0 for the hosts at 19:11 when he redirected a shot from Maxime Fortier.

Rabbit added his second goal of the game with a shorthanded tally at 10:42 of the third period.

Kris Newbury made it 4-0 after he snapped the face-off win from Cody Fowlie into the upper-right corner of the net at 16:18.

Dajon Mingo capped the scoring for Jacksonville with a wrist shot at 17:08 from the high slot.

Millen took the loss with 32 saves on 37 shots against.

THREE STARS1) Tanner Jaillet – JAX2) Wacey Rabbit – JAX3) Kris Newbury – JAX

NEXT GAME: The Solar Bears return home to face Jacksonville in the rubber match on Saturday, Dec. 29 at 7 p.m. at the ARS.comRink at Amway Center. CLICK HEREto purchase tickets to the game.

Festive Four Packs presented by CenturyLink

Celebrate the holiday season with a Festive Four Pack, presented by CenturyLink! Pick any four games and get $65 dollars in gift certificates to Dick’s Sporting Goods, Duffy’s Sports Grill, QDOBA Mexican Eats and a FREE center ice ticket to the Saturday, Dec. 29 game against the Jacksonville Icemen! Packs start as low as $69.99 – CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE.

2018-19 Season Presented by XYMOPrint:

The Orlando Solar Bears are proud to have local digital printing experts XYMOPrintas the presenting sponsor of the 2018-19 season. As a special offer, fans who call XYMOPrint at (888) 223-9390 from now until June 15, 2019 and reference the Solar Bears will receive 30% off their first order of 500 business cards.

2018-19 Single-Game Tickets Now on Sale:

Single-game tickets for the Orlando Solar Bears 2018-19 regular season home schedule are now on sale. Fans can purchase single-game tickets for as little as $15 at the Amway Center box office, or online at Ticketmaster.com.

2018-19 Season Ticket Memberships:

Season Ticket Membershipsfor the seventh season of ECHL Orlando Solar Bears hockey are now on sale. Full and Half-Season memberships are both available, starting as low as $270. For more information, call (407) 951-8200 or visit orlandosolarbearshockey.com.

About the Orlando Solar Bears:

The Orlando Solar Bears are the proud affiliate of the NHL’s Tampa Bay Lightning and members of the ECHL, the premier “AA” hockey league in North America. In six seasons of operation, the team has qualified for the Kelly Cup Playoffs four times. 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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