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Five former Solar Bears on rosters for 2020 Stanley Cup Qualifiers

Saturday, August 1st
Five former Solar Bears on rosters for 2020 Stanley Cup Qualifiers

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Orlando Solar Bears have five former players on the rosters for the 2020 Stanley Cup Qualifiers as the NHL postseason opens Saturday. This is the largest contingent of former Solar Bears players to be listed on the collective playoff rosters in a single year.

Former Solar Bears participating in Stanley Cup Playoffs

G Christopher Gibson (N.Y. Islanders)G Connor Ingram (Nashville)G Kasimir Kaskisuo (Toronto)G Darcy Kuemper (Arizona)F Ryan Reaves (Vegas)

Gibson, 27, appeared in 20 games with Orlando during his first season of pro hockey in 2013-14, logging a 8-9-2 record with 3.16 goals-against average and a save percentage of .892.

Ingram, 23, appeared in 13 games with the Solar Bears during the 2018-19 season, going 8-2-0 with one shutout, a 2.81 goals-against average and a save percentage of .914.

Kaskisuo, 26, appeared in 34 total matches with Orlando from 2016-18, going 15-12-5 with one shutout, a 3.48 goals-against average and a save percentage of .898.

Kuemper, 30, suited up for three games with the Solar Bears in 2012-13, going 0-2-1 with a 2.61 goals-against average and a save percentage of .929.

Reaves, 33, joined the Solar Bears during the NHL lockout in the 2012-13 before returning to the St. Louis Blues later that season. In his time with Orlando, Reaves dressed for 13 games, scoring nine points (6g-3a) and 34 penalty minutes.

Merchandise Sale

The Solar Bears are currently running an online merchandise sale — save up to 40% on select items through Aug. 16! Visit orlandosolarbearshockey.com/shop for more information.

New Mobile App: 

Download the new Orlando Solar Bears mobile app today — get access to your game tickets, news, updates and more! Download in the Apple App Store or Google Play Store today.

COVID-19 Relief Efforts

The Solar Bears announced the pre-sale of a COVID-19 Relief Bundle in April, featuring a team-branded face covering and t-shirt retailing for $30, with the net proceeds going to Feeding Children Everywhere to assist in the organization’s efforts to package and distribute meals to children and families in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. Fans can continue to place their orders for a COVID-19 Relief Bundle at www.orlandosolarbearshockey.com/shop/covid-19-relief. Fans can also support ECHL players and their families who have suffered financial hardship as a result of the cancelation of the 2019-20 ECHL season by contributing to the ECHL-PHPA COVID-19 Relief Fund at www.echl.com/covid19relieffund

2020-21 Season Ticket Memberships on Sale Now:

Upgrade to Solar Status and become a Season Ticket Member today. Season ticket memberships for the 2020-21 season are now on sale and start as little as $314 – CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION.

2020-21 Season Presented by XYMOPrint:

The 2020-21 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 eight 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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