ORLANDO, Fla. – The Orlando Solar Bears have announced that the club has signed rookie goaltender Chase Perry to a Standard Player Contract.
Perry, 23, joins the Solar Bears from the Pensacola Ice Flyers of the Southern Professional Hockey League, where he has appeared in 15 games, posting a record of 9-4-2 with one shutout, a 2.39 goals-against average and a save percentage of .906.
Prior to turning pro, the 6-foot-3, 195-pound netminder split his college hockey between Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Colorado College, where he went 8-35-4 with two shutouts, a 3.53 goals-against average and a save percentage of .898 in 56 total appearances.
The native of Andover, Minnesota also played junior hockey for the Wenatchee Wild, which competed in the British Columbia Hockey League and the North American Hockey League. During his time with Wenatchee, Perry posted a 38-28-8 record in 43 appearances with five shutouts, a 2.62 goals-against average and a save percentage of .939.
Perry was originally a fifth-round selection (#136 overall) of the Detroit Red Wings in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.
The Solar Bears take on the Jacksonville Icemen tonight at 7 p.m. at the Jewett Orthopaedic Rink at Amway Center for a Thirsty Thursday, presented by Coors Light; fans can take advantage of $5 domestic drafts during the game. 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.
Officially licensed Orlando Solar Bears replica team jerseys, apparel, and headwear can be purchased at orlandosolarbearshockey.com/shop.