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Game Preview: Solar Bears vs. Admirals | Feb. 15, 2020

Saturday, February 15th
Game Preview: Solar Bears vs. Admirals | Feb. 15, 2020

WHO: Orlando Solar Bears vs. Norfolk AdmiralsVENUE: Jewett Orthopaedic Rink at Amway Center, Orlando, Fla.DATE: Saturday, Feb. 15 at 7 p.m.WATCH: WKMG-TV News 6 & ECHL.TVLISTEN: OSB Radio via Mixlr and TuneInTICKETS: CLICK HEREPROMOTIONS:

  • Military Appreciation Night, presented by Hunter Vision – The Solar Bears will celebrate the men and women who serve our country and defend our freedoms.

TONIGHT: The Orlando Solar Bears (22-21-5-1) face the Norfolk Admirals (12-33-5-0) in the sixth of eight meetings this season. The Solar Bears are coming off a 4-0 win over the Admirals on Friday night to snap a three-game losing skid, while simultaneously extending Norfolk’s slump to five consecutive losses, outscored by its opponents by a 32-5 margin.

CONDON TO START: Goaltender Mike Condon is expected to make his third appearance of the season for Orlando as he gets the start tonight between the pipes. The goaltender is seeking his first ECHL regular season win since April 12, 2014, when he was a prospect in the Montréal Canadiens organization playing for the Wheeling Nailers. Clint Windsor will serve as Condon’s backup.

DRAPLUK ENJOYING STRONG FEBRUARY: Although he has yet to find the back of the net this season, Eric Drapluk is still accumulating points for the Solar Bears. The defenseman is tied for the team scoring lead in the month of February thanks to his four assists, all of which have come over his last three games.

GET TO THREE: The Solar Bears will look to improve their chances to come away with another victory over Norfolk tonight if they can score at least three goals. Orlando is 11-2-0-0 at home this season when scoring three or more goals. The Solar Bears are also very effective when limiting their opponents to three or fewer goals this season, recording a 11-3-1-0 record on home ice in that scenario.

SCOUTING THE OPPONENT: The Admirals are 7-0-1-0 when leading after two periods this season.

NEXT GAME:

The Solar Bears host the Atlanta Gladiators on Sunday, Feb. 16 at 3 p.m. Sunday’s game is also a Fairwinds Solar Bears Sunday – the first 100 Fairwinds members who present their Fairwinds debit/credit card and photo ID at the Amway Center box office will receive a free pair of tickets to the game. Fairwinds members can also take advantage of a buy-one-get-one ticket offer. Visit fairwinds.org/solarbears for more information. 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. 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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