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Zach Frye loaned to Solar Bears from Barracuda

Tuesday, February 5th
Zach Frye loaned to Solar Bears from Barracuda

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ORLANDO, Fla. – The Orlando Solar Bears have announced that the San Jose Barracuda of the American Hockey League have loaned rookie defenseman Zach Frye to Orlando. The Solar Bears have also traded rookie defenseman Carter Struthers to the Adirondack Thunder in exchange for future considerations. Furthermore, the club has released rookie forward Manny Gialedakis.

Frye, 24, has skated in five games with the Barracuda this season, producing two points (1g-1a). The 6-foot-1, 185-pound blueliner has appeared in 16 career pro games, all with San Jose, generating four points (1g-3a) and 25 penalty minutes.

Prior to turning pro, the native of Spokane, Washington played four seasons of college hockey for the University of Alaska-Fairbanks, where he played in 136 career games for the Nanooks program and registered 77 points (21g-56a) and 254 penalty minutes.

Frye also played junior hockey in the United States Hockey League for the Lincoln Stars, where he amassed 45 points (13g-32a) and 464 penalty minutes in 145 games. He also played part of one season with the Wenatchee Wild of the North American Hockey League, where he recorded 23 points (6g-17a) and 130 penalty minutes in 38 games.

Struthers, 26, signed with Orlando on Jan. 9. He appeared in six games and recorded four penalty minutes.

Gialedakis, 26, signed with Orlando on Feb. 1 and skated in two games with the Solar Bears.

NEXT GAMES: 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, 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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