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Solar Bears get point in 2-1 shootout loss to Everblades

Sunday, October 27th
Solar Bears get point in 2-1 shootout loss to Everblades

ESTERO, Fla. – Despite a 28-save performance from Zachary Fucale and Trevor Olson’s opening score in the third period, the Orlando Solar Bears (1-3-0-1) only came away with one point as they fell in a shootout to the Florida Everblades (4-1-0-0) by a 2-1 score on Saturday night at Hertz Arena.

Box Score

Both the Solar Bears and Everblades played through the first two periods without either team finding the back of the net.

Olson opened the scoring at 6:33 of the third period when Tristin Langan carried the puck into the offensive zone and fired a shot that Olson deflected past Ken Appleby for his first of the season.

The Everblades tied the score at 12:32 when Michael Huntebrinker knocked in a loose puck after Fucale made the initial stop.

Orlando played its first-seven minute overtime of the season at the conclusion of regulation, as Fucale and Appleby both traded saves.

The Everblades scored twice in the shootout, as Blake Wienecki and Zach Magwood scored in the first and third rounds respectively to secure the win for Florida.

Fucale took the shootout loss with 28 stops on 29 shots against; Appleby picked up the win with a 27-save performance on 28 shots against.

THREE STARS:

  1. Ken Appleby – FLA
  2. Zachary Fucale – ORL
  3. Michael Huntebrinker – FLA

NOTABLES:

  • Orlando is now 1-0-0-1 against Florida through two games in the 14-game regular season series
  • Taylor Doherty led Orlando with five shots on goal
  • Fucale’s season save percentage has improved to .947, placing him third in the ECHL

NEXT GAME:

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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