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Solar Bears Announce Opening Night Roster

Thursday, October 20th
Solar Bears Announce Opening Night Roster

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Orlando Solar Bears have announced the club’s Opening Night Roster ahead of its 11th season of play in the ECHL. Orlando opens the 2022-23 regular season when it visits the Jacksonville Icemen on Saturday, Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena.

ECHL teams can carry a maximum of 20 Players on the active roster, no more than 18 of whom may be skaters, at any one time. For the first 30 days of the regular season, teams can carry a maximum of 21 Players on the active roster, no more than 19 of whom may be skaters, at any one time.

Teams are permitted to carry up to two (2) Players at a time on the Reserve List, while an unlimited number of players can be placed on the 14-day Injured Reserve.

Orlando Solar Bears 2022 Opening Night Roster:

ForwardsMatthew Barnaby*Tyler BirdLuke BokaBrian BowenMaxim Cajkovic [TB*]Joe Carroll [R]Carson DenomieKarl El-MirHunter Fejes*Tristin LanganRoss OlssonDante Sheriff [R*]Andrew Sturtz+Shawn Szydlowski [V]Brendan van RiemsdykAdam Varga [R]

DefensemenMichael Brodzinski [V]Jack DoughertyChris Harpur [R]Jimmy MazzaLuke McInnisAndrew McLeanSteven Oleksy [V]Dmitry Semykin [TB]Matthew Sredl+

GoaltendersBrad BaroneBrandon Halverson*Jack LaFontaine [SYR]

R = Rookie – less than 25 regular season games of professional hockeyV = Veteran – 260+ regular season games of professional hockeyTB = Tampa Bay Lightning contractSYR = Syracuse Crunch contract* = 14-day injured reserve+ = Reserve

Roster at a Glance:

Position Breakdown:Forwards – 16Defensemen – 9Goaltenders – 3

Contract status:ECHL – 25AHL – 1 NHL – 2

Country of Origin:U.S.A – 19Canada – 7Russia – 1Slovakia – 1

Draft Status:Drafted – 8Undrafted – 20

The Solar Bears open up their home schedule on Sunday, October 23 at 4:30 p.m. at the AdventHealth Rink at Amway Center. Tickets can be purchased here.

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