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Game Preview: Solar Bears at Stingrays | Dec. 28, 2019

Saturday, December 28th
Game Preview: Solar Bears at Stingrays | Dec. 28, 2019

WHO: Orlando Solar Bears at South Carolina StingraysVENUE: North Charleston Coliseum, North Charleston, S.C.DATE: Saturday, Dec. 28 at 6:05 p.m.WATCH: ECHL.TVLISTEN: OSB Radio via Facebook, Mixlr and TuneIn

TONIGHT: The Orlando Solar Bears (13-12-4-1) close out 2019 as they face the South Carolina Stingrays (22-2-3-1) for the eighth of 12 total meetings this season. Orlando’s last victory against South Carolina came on Dec. 2 in a 4-3 OT win at home. Tonight’s game will be the second-to-last game the Solar Bears play at the North Charleston Coliseum this season. Orlando previously scored a season-high three goals in the first period on Dec. 20 at South Carolina.

LEBLANC LEADS THE WAY: Chris LeBlanc leads the Solar Bears against the Stingrays this season with five points (4g-1a) in seven games. The third-year pro ranks eighth in assists in franchise history, and will become just the eighth player to hit 50 assists with Orlando with his next assist. He is four assists away from passing Brady Vail (52) for seventh on the franchise assist leaderboard.

BRODZINSKI POISED TO CLOSE OUT STRONG MONTH: Michael Brodzinski currently leads all ECHL defensemen in the month of December with 17 points (3g-14a) in 12 games, four points ahead of Wichita’s Patrik Parkkonen (13 points in 13 games). The fourth-year pro ranks fifth among all skaters in points and is tied for second in assists.

MATSUSHIMA RELEASED: The Solar Bears released rookie forward Eddie Matsushima on Friday. Matushima appeared in two games with the Solar Bears, recording seven penalty minutes.

SCOUTING THE OPPONENT: Goaltender Parker Milner was recalled to the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League on Friday, leaving the Stingrays’ starting netminding duties to Logan Thompson tonight. Thompson is 2-0-0 against Orlando this season with a 1.00 goals-against average and a save percentage of .962.

NEXT GAMES:

The Solar Bears return home and face the Brampton Beast on Sunday, Jan. 5 at 3 p.m. for a FAIRWINDS Solar Bears Sunday – FAIRWINDS members can use their FAIRWINDS debit/credit card to score two free tickets to the game. Visit fairwinds.org/solarbears for more information. CLICK HERE to purchase tickets for 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. 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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