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Game Preview: Solar Bears at Icemen | Dec. 11, 2021

Saturday, December 11th
Game Preview: Solar Bears at Icemen | Dec. 11, 2021

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Orlando Solar Bears (11-9-1-0) reach the halfway point of their six-game road trip tonight as they battle the Jacksonville Icemen (11-8-1-1) at 7 p.m. at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena. It is the sixth of 14 meetings between the Solar Bears and Icemen this season. The Solar Bears have a chance to jump back into second place and move into a tie in points with the first-place Florida Everblades tonight.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:

  • Orlando is 3-2-0-0 this season against Jacksonville; the Solar Bears are looking for their first road win against the Icemen, as the home team has won every game of this regular season series.
  • Forward Aaron Luchuk leads the Solar Bears in scoring against Jacksonville with six points (4g-2a) in three games.
  • Each team has recorded three power-play goals against the other through five games.
  • Forward Jackson Keane leads the Solar Bears with four assists against the Icemen.
  • Following a 4-1 loss at Orlando on Dec. 2, the Icemen have picked up wins over Atlanta and Greenville. Christopher Brown leads Jacksonville in scoring against the Solar Bears with seven points (3g-4a).  

NEXT GAMES: The Solar Bears continue their road trip when they visit the Allen Americans on Friday, Dec. 17 at 8:05 p.m. ET at the Credit Union of Texas Event Center. The Solar Bears are back on home ice when they host the Atlanta Gladiators for Teddy Bear Toss Night, presented by Janney Roofing, on Tuesday, Dec. 21 at 7 p.m. at the AdventHealth Rink at Amway Center.

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