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Bear Bites: Week of June 7, 2021 | 2020-21 Season Recap

Monday, June 7th
Bear Bites: Week of June 7, 2021 | 2020-21 Season Recap

ORLANDO, Fla. – The Orlando Solar Bears wrapped up their ninth season of ECHL competition last week after posting a 36-29-6-1 record over a full 72-game schedule. Opening Night for the 2021-22 season is Saturday, Oct. 23 vs. Atlanta – we can’t wait to see you there! 

The season may be over for the Solar Bears, but you can still win some fabulous prizes from our partners at Planet Smoothie!

  • Single-game tickets and suites for the 2021-22 season
  • Game-worn jerseys
  • Signed pucks
  • And more!  

To enter, visit any Central Florida Planet Smoothie today through Monday, June 14th and scan the QR code on the in-store display!

2020-21 SEASON AT A GLANCE 

SEASON RECORD: 36-29-6-1 (.549) HOME RECORD: 20-13-3-0 (.597) ROAD RECORD: 16-16-3-1 (.500) DECEMBER: 4-1-0-0 (.800) JANUARY: 4-5-1-0 (.450) FEBRUARY: 5-4-2-0 (.545) MARCH: 7-5-0-1 (.577) APRIL: 8-5-1-0 (.607) MAY: 7-6-2-0 (.533) JUNE: 1-3-0-0 (.250) FINAL EASTERN CONFERENCE STANDINGS: 5th of 7 

SEASON LEADERS: 

TOP SCORER: Aaron Luchuk – 74 points*^MOST GOALS: Tristin Langan & Aaron Luchuk – 28 goals MOST ASSISTS: Aaron Luchuk – 46 assists^PIM LEADER: Tristin Langan – 66 PIM PLUS-MINUS LEADER: Nolan Valleau – +16 TOP-SCORING DEFENSEMAN: Mark Auk – 40 pointsMOST GOALS BY A DEFENSEMAN: Matthew Spencer – 9 goals TOP-SCORING ROOKIE: Anthony Repaci – 27 points MOST POWER-PLAY GOALS: Aaron Luchuk – 8 goals MOST POWER-PLAY ASSISTS: Mark Auk & Aaron Luchuk – 12 assists MOST SHORTHANDED GOALS: Tyler Bird & Aaron Luchuk – 2 goals MOST SHORTHANDED ASSISTS: Aaron Luchuk – 3 assists MOST FIRST GOALS: Aaron Luchuk – 5 goals MOST GAME-WINNING GOALS: Chris LeBlanc – 6 goals#MOST INSURANCE GOALS: Tristin Langan – 5 goals**^MOST GOALTENDING WINS: Clint Windsor – 23 wins**^

* Led ECHL ** Tied for ECHL lead^ Set new club single-season record

The Orlando Solar Bears along with VyStar Credit Union, have announced the launch of a co-branded debit card, available now for all VyStar Credit Union members. 

Fans can get a Solar Bears debit card when they open a VyStar account with a minimum balance of $5 at any branch location. They can also apply for membership online at apply.vystarcu.org but will need to visit a branch to get a Solar Bears card. Current members can request a co-branded card by visiting a branch, calling 800-445-6289 or speaking to a VyChat representative at www.vystarcu.org

2020-21 Solar Bears Awards 

Team MVP: Aaron Luchuk Clutch Performer: Tristin Langan Dan Snyder Memorial Award: Tyler Bird Player of the Year Fan Vote: Tyler Bird Rob Kenny Memorial Award: Healthcare Workers 

2020-21 ECHL Awards 

All-ECHL First Team: Aaron Luchuk

ECHL All-Rookie Team: Joseph Garreffa

ECHL Sportsmanship Award: Aaron Luchuk

Warrior Hockey ECHL Player of the Month 

Aaron Luchuk – April 2021 

AMI Graphics ECHL Plus Performer of the Month 

Nolan Valleau – March 2021 

Warrior Hockey ECHL Goaltender of the Week 

Clint Windsor – Feb. 22-28 Clint Windsor – March 1-7 Clint Windsor – April 5-11 Clint Windsor – May 17-23 

Inglasco ECHL Player of the Week 

Aaron Luchuk – April 12-18 Matthew Spencer – May 24-30 

In our latest episode of Bear Tracks, presented by Pink Whitney by New Amsterdam Vodka, Solar Bears play-by-play broadcaster Jesse Liebman is joined by IHL Solar Bears goaltender Norm Maracle, and the two discuss his one magical season in Orlando that led to the Solar Bears lifting the Turner Cup!

Become a VyStar Credit Union member! 

VyStar Credit Union is the official credit union of the Orlando Solar Bears – take advantage of member benefits including discounted tickets and more! 

CLICK TO LEARN MORE ABOUT BECOMING A VYSTAR CREDIT UNION MEMBER

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