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Game Preview: Solar Bears at Jacksonville Icemen | March 6, 2022

Sunday, March 6th
Game Preview: Solar Bears at Jacksonville Icemen | March 6, 2022

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Orlando Solar Bears (27-22-4-0 / .547) continue their five-game road trip with their second meeting of the week against the Jacksonville Icemen (30-16-2-2 / .640) today at 3 p.m. at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena. The Solar Bears have earned four of a possible six points in their last three games, while the Icemen have been idle since dropping a 1-0 decision to Orlando on Wednesday, and are 0-2-0-1 in their last three games.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:

  • The Solar Bears leads the regular season series with a 5-4-0-0 record; Orlando faces the Icemen in each of its next three games, with two on the road.
  • The team that has scored first has won every game in the series so far; Orlando is 18-2-2-0 when scoring first for the season; its points percentage of .864 when scoring first is tied for the best in the ECHL.
  • Tristin Langan leads the active roster in scoring against Jacksonville with six points (2g-4a) in six games.
  • The Solar Bears are 16-4-4-0 in games decided by one goal this season.
  • Orlando is 5-for-27 (18.5%) on the power play against Jacksonville this season.
  • Jacksonville’s leading scorer Abbott Girduckis received a call-up on Thursday to the AHL’s Hartford Wolf Pack; Craig Martin leads the active roster for the Icemen in scoring with 40 points in 44 games.  

NEXT GAMES: The Solar Bears conclude their road trip when they visit the Jacksonville Icemen on Wednesday, March 9 at 7 p.m. at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena. The Solar Bears return home to host Jacksonville on Thursday, March 10 at 7 p.m. at the AdventHealth Rink at Amway Center for a Thirsty Thursday, featuring $5 domestic draft beers.

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