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Game Preview: Solar Bears vs. Florida Everblades | Feb. 4, 2022

Friday, February 4th
Game Preview: Solar Bears vs. Florida Everblades | Feb. 4, 2022

ORLANDO, Fla. – The Orlando Solar Bears (20-16-3-0 / .551) host the Florida Everblades (23-13-3-3 / .619) tonight at 7 p.m. at the AdventHealth Rink at Amway Center, as the in-state rivals will square off in the second of three straight games starting tonight.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:

  • Brad Barone is expected to start in net tonight for the Solar Bears; he is 2-2-0 against Florida with a 2.76 goals-against average and a .930 save percentage.
  • Orlando is 13-1-1-0 when leading after the second period, and 5-0-0-0 when tied after the second period.
  • Defenseman Steven Oleksy’s next point will be the 200th of his professional career. The veteran blueliner has one assist in two games with the Solar Bears since his acquisition from Toledo last week.
  • Michael Brodzinski is three points away from 100 (23g-74a) in his career with the Solar Bears.
  • Luke Boka leads the Solar Bears with three first goals, along with three game-winners.
  • Tyler Bird lead Orlando with 89 shots on goal; Dylan Fitze leads Orlando with a 21.2 shooting percentage and ranks 14th in the league.
  • Blake Winiecki leads the Everblades in scoring against Orlando with two goals and five assists through four games.  

NEXT GAMES: The Solar Bears hit the road for the next two games as they visit the Florida Everblades on Saturday, Feb. 5 at 7 p.m. at Hertz Arena. Be sure to join your fellow Solar Bears fans for the watch party at Ivanhoe Park Brewing Company. The Solar Bear return home to host the Florida Everblades for Scout Night on Saturday, Feb. 12 at 7 p.m. at the AdventHealth Rink at Amway Center. Visit orlandosolarbearshockey.com/scouts to learn how to sign up your scout troop!

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