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Solar Bears add goalie Clint Windsor

Tuesday, January 15th
Solar Bears add goalie Clint Windsor

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ORLANDO, Fla. – The Orlando Solar Bears have announced that the club has agreed to terms with rookie goaltender Clint Windsor on a Standard Player Contract. Additionally, rookie defenseman Oleg Sosunov has been reassigned to the Solar Bears from the Syracuse Crunch by the Tampa Bay Lightning, while defenseman Matthew Spencer has been reassigned to Syracuse by Tampa Bay.

Windsor, 25, began the season with the Herlev Eagles of Denmark’s Metal Ligaen, where he appeared in 10 games and sported a 3.42 goals-against average and an .896 save percentage.

Windsor previously played for Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario, where the 6-foot-4, 216-pound netminder appeared in 76 career games, going 35-35-0 with a 3.03 goals-against average, a .920 save percentage and two shutouts. During the 2017-18 campaign, Windsor led all U Sports goalies with a .930 save percentage. He also was named Goaltender of the Year for the Ontario University Athletics conference.

The native of Hamilton, Ontario also played major junior hockey for the Ottawa 67’s, Mississauga Steelheads, Saginaw Spirit and Barrie Colts of the Ontario Hockey League. Windsor went 26-49-10 with a 4.24 goals-against average, a .913 save percentage and one shutout in 100 total OHL contests.

Sosunov, 20, returns to the Solar Bears, where he earned four assists and eight penalty minutes in 11 games during a prior stint this season. The 6-foot-9, 236-pound blueliner has one goal and two penalty minutes in five games with the Crunch this season.

The native of Ryazan, Russia was a sixth-round selection (#178 overall) of the Lightning in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft.

Spencer, 21, has appeared in 18 games with the Solar Bears over the course of two assignments to Orlando this season, contributing eight points (2g-6a) and 22 penalty minutes. The 6-foot-2, 204-pound defender has also tallied one assist in seven games with Syracuse.

Spencer was a second-round selection, (#44 overall) of the Lightning in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft.

NEXT GAMES: The Solar Bears take on the South Carolina Stingrays on Friday, Jan. 18 at 7:05 p.m. at the North Charleston Coliseum. The Solar Bears return home to host the Jacksonville Icemen on Wednesday, Feb. 6 at 7 p.m. for a Wine Down Wednesday. Fans can take advantage of $5 wine specials during the game. CLICK HERE to purchase tickets for the game.

Fighting Four Packs presented by CenturyLink:

Gear up for the second half of the 2018-19 season with a Fighting Four Pack, presented by CenturyLink! Pick any four remaining home games and get $65 dollars in gift certificates to Dick’s Sporting Goods, First Watch Cafe, QDOBA Mexican Eats and a FREE center ice ticket to the Saturday, Feb. 23 game against the Greenville Swamp Rabbits, part of Hockey Fights Cancer Weekend, presented by XYMOPrint. 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 XYMOPrint as 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 Memberships for 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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