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Wednesday, April 3rd
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ORLANDO, Fla. – The Orlando Solar Bears have announced the club has agreed to terms with rookie forward Parker AuCoin to an ECHL Standard Player Contract. Additionally, rookie defenseman Zach Frye has been recalled from his loan to Orlando by the San Jose Barracuda of the American Hockey League.

AuCoin, 20, joins Orlando after completing his major junior season with the Tri-City Americans of the Western Hockey League, where he posted totals of 84 points (42g-42a) and 21 penalty minutes in 68 regular season games and added three points (1g-2a) and six penalty minutes in five playoff contests. The 6-foot, 199-pound forward’s 42 goals in the regular season were tied for the sixth-most on the junior circuit.

The native of St. Albert, Alberta spent his entire junior career with the Americans, collecting 180 points (88g-92a) and 89 penalty minutes in 262 career games.

Frye, 25, had logged 16 points (5g-11a) and 58 penalty minutes in 25 games since his loan to Orlando on Feb. 5. He returns to the Barracuda, where he has added two points (1g-1a) in five games.

NEXT GAME: Fans can take advantage of $5 domestic draft beers when the Solar Bears host Thirsty Thursday, presented by Coors Light on Thursday, April 4 as Orlando takes on the Atlanta Gladiators at 7 p.m. CLICK HERE to purchase tickets for this game.

Home Ice Clinched for Opening Round of Playoffs:

The Solar Bears have clinched home ice advantage for the first round of the 2019 Kelly Cup Playoffs, presented by XYMOPrint. Although the Solar Bears’ opponent in the opening round still has yet to be determined, Orlando will host Game 1 of the South Division Semifinals on Wednesday, April 10 at 7 p.m. and Game 2 on Friday, April 12 at 7 p.m. Continue to follow the Solar Bears on the team’s social media platforms for updates and playoff ticket information.

2019-20 Season Ticket Memberships on Sale Now:

Upgrade to Solar Status and become a Season Ticket Member today. Season ticket memberships for the 2019-20 season are now on sale and start as little as $270 – CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION.

2018-19 Season Presented by XYMOPrint:

The 2018-19 Orlando Solar Bears season is presented by XYMOPrint, Orlando’s digital printing experts. 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.

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 seven seasons of operation, the team has qualified for the Kelly Cup Playoffs five 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.

Upcoming Home Games

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Greenville Swamp Rabbits @ Orlando Solar Bears
Friday, April 26th
Greenville Swamp Rabbits @ Orlando Solar Bears
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Greenville Swamp Rabbits @ Orlando Solar Bears
Saturday, April 27th
Greenville Swamp Rabbits @ Orlando Solar Bears
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Greenville Swamp Rabbits @ Orlando Solar Bears
Sunday, April 28th
Greenville Swamp Rabbits @ Orlando Solar Bears
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