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Game Preview: Solar Bears at Everblades | Oct. 26, 2019

Saturday, October 26th
Game Preview: Solar Bears at Everblades | Oct. 26, 2019

Orlando seeks second consecutive win against Florida

WHO: Orlando Solar Bears at Florida EverbladesVENUE: Hertz Arena, Estero, Fla.DATE: Saturday, Oct. 26 at 7 p.m.WATCH: ECHL.TVLISTEN: OSB Radio via Facebook, Mixlr and TuneIn

TONIGHT: The Orlando Solar Bears (1-3-0-0) travel to Estero to complete their home-and-home series with the Florida Everblades (3-1-0-0), following a 4-2 win over their South Division rivals on Friday for their first victory of the 2019-20 season.

SCORING FIRST REMAINS CRITICAL KEY: Friday’s win marked the first time this season that Orlando opened the scoring in a game. Florida is one of three ECHL teams without a first goal through four games this season, yet the club has still managed to rack up three victories in that span.

SPECIAL TEAMS AT A GLANCE: Orlando’s power play went 1-for-5 last night, while the Solar Bears’ penalty kill unit went 3-for-3 against the Everblades. Orlando’s overall power play (12.5%) and penalty kill (80%) are both ahead of Florida in the leaguewide rankings.

MARTIN MOVES ABOVE .900: Spencer Martin’s 30-save effort in Friday’s win improved his save percentage to .905, moving him above the 90-percent mark for the first time this season. He and Zachary Fucale (.929 save percentage) are one of only three goaltending tandems in the ECHL in which both goaltenders rank among the Top 20 in save percentage.

SCOUTING THE OPPONENT: The Solar Bears will again attempt to neutralize Everblades captain John McCarron, who they held to one assist and three shots on goal in last night’s game. McCarron led the Everblades in scoring against the Solar Bears last season with 11 points (7g-4a) over seven contests.

NEXT GAMES:

The Solar Bears return home to host Boo with the Bears against the Jacksonville Icemen on Tuesday, Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. Fans can get into the Halloween spirit with trick-or-treating on the Amway Center concourse and a costume contest during the game. CLICK HERE for tickets to this game.

Purchase Single-Game Tickets:

Single-game tickets for all Solar Bears home games are now on sale at the Amway Center box office and TicketmasterCLICK HERE to download the calendar for the 2019-20 season.

Order New Jerseys:

The Orlando Solar Bears will wear new jerseys for the 2019-20 season. An extremely limited quantity of replica jerseys are available for purchase online, with adult sizes available for $149.95 and youth sizes available for $109.95. Fans can visit bit.ly/OSBJerseys to place their order today.

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.

2019-20 Season Presented by XYMOPrint:

The 2019-20 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, 2021 and reference the Solar Bears will receive 15% off their first order and a free Orlando Solar Bears poster!

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 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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