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Solar Bears Trade Karl El-Mir to Trois-Rivieres

Friday, December 16th
Solar Bears Trade Karl El-Mir to Trois-Rivieres

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Orlando Solar Bears have announced that forward Karl El-Mir has been traded to the Trois-Rivieres Lions in exchange for future considerations. 

El-Mir, 26, entered his third year in the ECHL and first with the Solar Bears in 2022. In 11 games, the 6-foot-1, 194-pound native of Greenfield Park, Quebec scored one goal and added five assists. 

Prior to his professional career, El-Mir attended the University of Connecticut (UCONN) where he skated in 118 games, scoring 62 points (28g-34a). During the 2018-19 NCAA season, El-Mir was named to the Hockey East Third All-Star Team. 

While playing minor hockey at Selects Academy, El-Mir led the United States Premier Hockey League (USPHL U18) in assists (31) and points (48) during the 2013-14 season. He was named the Forward of the Year and the League’s Most Valuable Player. 

NEXT GAME: The Solar Bears play at home TONIGHT, December 16 hosting the Savannah Ghost Pirates for our annual Teddy Bear Toss Night presented by Janney Roofing. Puck drop is at 7:00 p.m.

2022-23 Season Presented by Janney Roofing: The 2022-23 Orlando Solar Bears season is presented by Janney Roofing. Voted Orlando’s Best Roofer by Orlando Weekly, Janney Roofing is a family-founded and family-operated company built on honesty, quality and integrity. Get your free quote today at janneyroofing.com.

About the Orlando Solar Bears:The Orlando Solar Bears are the proud affiliate of the NHL’s Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning and members of the ECHL, the premier “AA” hockey league in North America. In 10 seasons of operation, the team has qualified for the Kelly Cup Playoffs five times. The Solar Bears are owned and operated by the Orlando Magic and the DeVos Family, and play at the AdventHealth Rink at Amway Center, the 2012 Street and Smith’s Sports Business Journal Sports Facility of the Year.

Officially licensed Orlando Solar Bears replica team jerseys, apparel, and headwear can be purchased at orlandosolarbearshockey.com/shop.

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