ORLANDO, Fla. — Tristin Langan scored at the 5:49 mark of overtime to lift the Orlando Solar Bears (3-1-0-0) to a 3-2 win over the Jacksonville Icemen (2-4-1-0) in Orlando’s first home game of the season on Tuesday night at the AdventHealth Rink at Amway Center.
With the win, the Solar Bears match their best four-game start to the season in franchise history, previously set during the 2015-16 and 2014-15 campaigns.
J.J. Piccinich and Tyler Bird scored in regulation for Orlando, as the team earned its first win in a home opener since the 2015-16 season. The Solar Bears also improved to a lifetime record of 18-0-0-0 on home ice against the Icemen.
Clint Windsor earned the win for Orlando, making 33 saves on 35 shots against, while Eamon McAdam took the OT loss for Jacksonville with 31-of-34 stops.
THREE STARS:1) Clint Windsor - ORL2) Tristin Langan - ORL3) Tyler Bird - ORL
NEXT GAME: The Solar Bears battle the Florida Everblades at the AdventHealth Rink at Amway Center on Wednesday, Dec. 30 at 7 p.m. The game is a Wine Down Wednesday featuring $5 wine specials!
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About the Orlando Solar Bears:
The Orlando Solar Bears are the proud affiliate of the NHL’s Stanley Cup champion 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 the AdventHealth Rink at Amway Center, the 2012 Street and Smith’s Sports Business Journal Sports Facility of the Year.
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