WHO: Orlando Solar Bears at Utah GrizzliesVENUE: Maverik Center, West Valley City, UtahDATE: Friday, Nov. 22 at 9:10 p.m. (ET)WATCH: ECHL.TVLISTEN: OSB Radio via Facebook, Mixlr, TuneIn and Lightning Power Play
TONIGHT: The Orlando Solar Bears (5-7-1-1) make their first-ever visit to the Beehive State to take on the Utah Grizzlies (4-7-2-1) in the first of two weekend games at Maverik Center. The Solar Bears have a lifetime 3-1-1-0 record in five previous outings against the Grizzlies, and last faced Utah in a pair of games split in Orlando during the 2016-17 campaign.
WINDSOR TO START TONIGHT: With tonight’s game being the first of a back-to-back set with the Grizzlies, goaltender Clint Windsor will get the start tonight, giving Zachary Fucale the night off. Windsor has recorded 32 or more saves in each of his last four outings for Orlando.
LIPANOV FINDING STRIDE: Tampa Bay Lightning prospect Alexey Lipanov assisted on Mikhail Shalagin’s goal for his first helper of the season. Despite missing a stretch of four consecutive games, the forward has four points (3g-1a) over his last five contests.
DOHERTY BRINGS EXPERIENCE AGAINST GRIZZLIES: Defenseman Taylor Doherty was part of Orlando’s roster in 2016-17 when the Solar Bears faced the Grizzlies, and chipped in one assist while logging a plus-minus of +3 in two games. The veteran blueliner
SCOUTING THE OPPONENT: The Grizzlies are in their second season of an affiliation with the NHL’s Colorado Avalanche. Utah currently sits in the basement of the Western Conference and has picked up only two wins over its past 10 games.
The Solar Bears complete their road trip when they face the Utah Grizzlies again on Saturday, Nov. 23 at 9:10 p.m. ET at Maverik Center. The Solar Bears return home to host the Norfolk Admirals on Tuesday, Nov. 26 at 7 p.m. CLICK HERE to purchase tickets for this game.
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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.
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