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Bear Bites | Week of Nov. 6

Monday, November 6th
Bear Bites | Week of Nov. 6

ORLANDO, Fla. – The Solar Bears took two out of three in a three-game road series with the Florida Everblades this week. After getting shutout 4-0 on Wednesday night, the Solar Bears battled back to 4-2 victories on Friday and Saturday night.


THIS WEEK’S GAMES:

  • Tuesday, November 7 vs. South Carolina Stingrays at 10:30 a.m.
  • Friday, November 10 at Savannah Ghost Pirates at 7:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, November 12 vs. Savannah Ghost Pirates at 3:00 p.m.
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The Orlando Solar Bears, along with VyStar Credit Union, have announced the launch of a co-branded debit card, available now for all VyStar Credit Union members.

Fans can get a Solar Bears debit card when they open a VyStar account with a minimum balance of $5 at any branch location. They can also apply for membership online at apply.vystarcu.org but will need to visit a branch to get a Solar Bears card. Current members can request a co-branded card by visiting a branch, calling 800-445-6289 or speaking to a VyChat representative at www.vystarcu.org.

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VyStar player appearances are back! 

Come meet some Solar Bears on Tuesday, December 5 at VyStar Credit Union's Lake Mary Branch! Sign up for a card and get a FREE replica jersey! 

Where: 4699 W Lake Mary Blvd, Lake Mary, FL 32746
When: 1:45-2:45 pm

AT A GLANCE:

SEASON RECORD: 3-3-0-1 (.500)
LAST WEEK’S RECORD: 2-1-0-0
RECORD IN LAST 10 GAMES: 3-3-0-1
EASTERN CONFERENCE PLACE: 7th of 14

ACTIVE LEADERS:

TOP SCORER: Steve Jandric – 6 points
MOST GOALS: Steve Jandric – 4 goals
MOST ASSISTS: Luchuk, Low, Newell– 4 assists
PIM LEADER: Hoelscher – 14 PIM
PLUS-MINUS LEADER: Chris Harpur - +3
LAST WEEK’S GAMES:

Wednesday, November 1 at Florida: 0-4 L
Everblades goaltender Evan Cormier continued his strong play against the Solar Bears with a 32 save shutout, stopping 75 of 76 shots the Solar Bears put on him in two games. Zach Tsekos recorded a goal and an assist to lead the way for the Everblades.

Friday, November 3 at Florida: 4-2 W
The Solar Bears answered the challenge of Wednesday night's shutout with a 4-2 victory Friday. Jaydon Dureau and Louka Henault provided two assists, while rookie Tanner Dickinson scored the game-winning goal. Brandon Halverson stopped 14 of 15 shots and recorded the win coming in relief of Evan Fitzpatrick.

Saturday, November 4 at Florida: 4-2 W
Orlando took the three-game series with a 4-2 win on Saturday night in Estero. Brandon Halverson tied his season-high with 38 saves, while rookie Ryan Cox provided two goals in the game. Veteran Brayden Low earned his 26th career multi-point game in the ECHL with two assists.

BITES: 

  • Brayden Low earned his 26th career multi-point game in the ECHL on Saturday night (0-2-2)
  • Brandon Halverson tied a season high in saves Saturday night with 38. He also stopped 38 shots on Oct. 21 a 6-3 win in South Carolina.
  • Ryan Cox's two-goal game Saturday was already his second of his ECHL career that has only spanned 15 games.
  • The Solar Bears won back-to-back road games for the first time since Feb. 10-11, 2023, also against the Florida Everblades.

BEARS IN THE NHL:

Several former Solar Bears currently occupy spots on NHL rosters for the 2023-24 season – here we will track their progress:

  • Connor Ingram - Goaltender - Arizona Coyotes - 5 GP, 3-1-0, .919%
  • Darcy Kuemper - Goaltender - Washington Capitals - 7 GP, 3-3-1, .899%
  • Mason Marchment - Forward - Dallas Stars - 10 GP, 2g-2a
  • Ryan Reaves - Forward - Toronto Maple Leafs - 11 GP, 0g-0a

Upcoming Games

Full Schedule
Jacksonville Icemen
Orlando Solar Bears
Friday, February 23rd
Jacksonville Icemen @ Orlando Solar Bears
Puck Drops:
7:00 PM EST
Kia Center
Jacksonville Icemen
JAX Jacksonville Icemen
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Orlando Solar Bears
ORL Orlando Solar Bears
Kia Center
Atlanta Gladiators
Orlando Solar Bears
Saturday, February 24th
Beach Night / Scout Night / Beach Night Jersey
Puck Drops:
7:00 PM EST
Kia Center
Atlanta Gladiators
ATL Atlanta Gladiators
at
Orlando Solar Bears
ORL Orlando Solar Bears
Kia Center
Atlanta Gladiators
Orlando Solar Bears
Sunday, February 25th
Hockey Fights Cancer / Sk8 to Elimin8 Ice Show / VyStar Credit Union Sundays
Puck Drops:
3:00 PM EST
Kia Center
Atlanta Gladiators
ATL Atlanta Gladiators
at
Orlando Solar Bears
ORL Orlando Solar Bears
Kia Center
Craft Beer Fest / Pickleball Night
Friday, March 1st
Craft Beer Fest / Pickleball Night
Puck Drops:
8:00 PM EST
Kia Center
Jacksonville Icemen
JAX Jacksonville Icemen
at
Orlando Solar Bears
ORL Orlando Solar Bears
Kia Center
Orlando Solar Bears
Jacksonville Icemen
Saturday, March 2nd
Orlando Solar Bears @ Jacksonville Icemen
Puck Drops:
7:00 PM EST
VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena
Orlando Solar Bears
ORL Orlando Solar Bears
at
Jacksonville Icemen
JAX Jacksonville Icemen
VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena
Orlando Solar Bears
Jacksonville Icemen
Sunday, March 3rd
Orlando Solar Bears @ Jacksonville Icemen
Puck Drops:
3:00 PM EST
VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena
Orlando Solar Bears
ORL Orlando Solar Bears
at
Jacksonville Icemen
JAX Jacksonville Icemen
VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena

Upcoming Home Games

Full Schedule
Jacksonville Icemen
Orlando Solar Bears
Friday, February 23rd
Jacksonville Icemen @ Orlando Solar Bears
Puck Drops:
7:00 PM EST
Kia Center
Jacksonville Icemen
JAX Jacksonville Icemen
at
Orlando Solar Bears
ORL Orlando Solar Bears
Kia Center
Atlanta Gladiators
Orlando Solar Bears
Saturday, February 24th
Beach Night / Scout Night / Beach Night Jersey
Puck Drops:
7:00 PM EST
Kia Center
Atlanta Gladiators
ATL Atlanta Gladiators
at
Orlando Solar Bears
ORL Orlando Solar Bears
Kia Center
Atlanta Gladiators
Orlando Solar Bears
Sunday, February 25th
Hockey Fights Cancer / Sk8 to Elimin8 Ice Show / VyStar Credit Union Sundays
Puck Drops:
3:00 PM EST
Kia Center
Atlanta Gladiators
ATL Atlanta Gladiators
at
Orlando Solar Bears
ORL Orlando Solar Bears
Kia Center

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