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Solar Bears announce two roster moves

Monday, October 7th
Solar Bears announce two roster moves

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ORLANDO, Fla. – The Orlando Solar Bears have announced the club has made the following adjustments to its training camp roster:

  • Forward Mathieu Foget has been traded to the Brampton Beast in exchange for future considerations
  • Defenseman Kyle Thacker has been released from his tryout agreement

Orlando’s training camp roster now sits at 26 players:


Tyler BirdDylan FitzeJake Jackson [R, TO]Ivan Kosorenkov [AHL-SJ]Tristin Langan [R, AHL-SJ]Chris LeBlancAlexey Lipanov [R, NHL-TB]Jimmy LodgeRyan Lohin [R, NHL-TB]Jake MarchmentColby McAuleyPierre-Luc MercierTrevor OlsonBrent PedersenJackson Playfair [R]Marcus Vela [AHL-SJ]


Taylor Doherty [V]Cody DonagheyAlexander KuqaliKevin LohanAustin McEnenyMike Monfredo [V]Matthew Spencer [NHL-TB]


Zachary Fucale [AHL-SYR]Spencer Martin [NHL-TB]Zach Sawchenko [AHL-SJ]


[V] = Veteran (Has at least 260 regular season games of professional experience in qualifying leagues as of the start of the 2019-20 season)[R] = Rookie[NHL-TB] = NHL Tampa Bay Lightning contract[AHL-SYR]  = AHL Syracuse Crunch contract[AHL-SJ] = AHL San Jose Barracuda contract[TO] = Tryout

The Solar Bears will continue to hold on-ice practice sessions this week at the RDV Sportsplex Ice Den at 10 a.m. each morning. All practice sessions are open to the public. Flash photography and unauthorized video recording of Orlando Solar Bears practice sessions is not permitted. The RDV Sportsplex Ice Den is located at 8701 Maitland Summit Blvd., Orlando, FL 32810.

Members of the media who wish to arrange interviews with Solar Bears players, coaches and team personnel should contact Solar Bears director of communications and broadcasting Jesse Liebman at jliebman@orlandosolarbearshockey.com.

Opening Night is Oct. 12:

The Orlando Solar Bears open their eighth season of ECHL hockey against the South Carolina Stingrays on Saturday, Oct. 12 at 7 p.m. Opening Night tickets are on sale via the Amway Center box office and Ticketmaster  – CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS TO OPENING NIGHT. 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.

Pre-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 pre-order online, with adult sizes available for $149.95 and youth sizes available for $109.95. Fans can visit bit.ly/OSBJerseys to place a pre-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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