WHEELING, W.Va. – Devante Stephens picked up a goal and assist and Chris LeBlanc scored the eventual game-winning goal as part of a three-goal blitz in the second period for the Orlando Solar Bears (1-1-0-0) against the Wheeling Nailers (0-2-0-0) as Orlando picked up a 4-2 win for its first victory of the 2020-21 season on Friday night at WesBanco Arena.
Clint Windsor made 22-of-24 saves to get the win for the Solar Bears, while Wheeling's Shane Starrett took the loss with 27-of-31 stops.
THREE STARS:1) Devante Stephens - ORL2) Clint Windsor - ORL3) Tyler Drevitch - WHL
NEXT GAME: The Solar Bears complete their weekend series with the Nailers on Saturday, Dec. 19 at 7:10 p.m. at WesBanco Arena. The Solar Bears return home to play their first home game of the 2020-21 regular season against the Jacksonville Icemen at the AdventHealth Rink at Amway Center on Tuesday, Dec. 29 at 7 p.m.
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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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