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Bear Bites | Week of Mar. 18

Monday, March 18th
Bear Bites | Week of Mar. 18

ORLANDO, Fla. - The Orlando Solar Bears split two games this week, falling at home to Florida on Tuesday, but stunning the South Carolina Stingrays with a five-goal comeback victory Friday night.

THIS WEEK'S GAMES:
Monday, March 18, 7pm, vs. Florida
Friday, March 22, 7:05pm at South Carolina
Saturday, March 23, 7pm, at Atlanta


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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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AT A GLANCE:
SEASON RECORD: 30-22-6-2 (.567)
LAST WEEK’S RECORD: 1-1-0-0
RECORD IN LAST 10 GAMES: 6-4-0-0
EASTERN CONFERENCE PLACE: 7th of 14

ACTIVE LEADERS:
TOP SCORER: Brayden Low – 42 points
MOST GOALS: Brayden Low – 20 goals
MOST ASSISTS: Jesse Jacques – 26 assists
PIM LEADER: Kelly Bent – 130 PIM
PLUS-MINUS LEADER: Jimmy Mazza - +14

LAST WEEK’S GAMES:
Tuesday, March 12 vs. Florida: 3-4 L
The Solar Bears relinquished the first three goals of the game to the Everblades, but fought back with two third period goals from Darik Angeli and Aaron Luchuk to make it 3-2. Oliver Chau scored the eventual game-winning goal later in the period on a two-on-one break. Brayden Low scored late for Orlando, but the Everblades hung on for the win.

Friday, March 15 at South Carolina: 6-5 W OT
After falling down 5-1 in the second period, the Solar Bears battled back for four third period goals, tying the game with just 19 seconds left. Alex Frye scored the game-winning goal in overtime to give Orlando the comeback victory.


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 BITES: 

  • Brayden Low has 10 points (4g-6a) in his last 10 games.
  • Aaron Luchuk scored his 150th point as a Solar Bear on Friday night in South Carolina. Luchuk has 12 points (7g-5a) in his last 10 games.
  • Tyler Bird earned his 150th ECHL point Friday night in South Carolina.
  • Solar Bears have earned at least one point in 11 of 12 games on the road decided by one goal this season. (5-1-6-0)

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 - 42 GP, 19-17-3, .910%
  • Darcy Kuemper - Goaltender - Washington Capitals - 30 GP, 13-13-3, .890%
  • Mason Marchment - Forward - Dallas Stars - 68 GP, 19g-30a
  • Ryan Reaves - Forward - Toronto Maple Leafs - 38 GP, 3g-1a
  • Spencer Martin - Goaltender - Carolina Hurricanes - 5 GP, 4-0-1, .922%

Upcoming Home Games

Full Schedule
Greenville Swamp Rabbits @ Orlando Solar Bears
Friday, April 26th
Greenville Swamp Rabbits @ Orlando Solar Bears
Puck Drops:
7:00 PM EDT
Kia Center
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Orlando Solar Bears
ORL Orlando Solar Bears
Kia Center
Greenville Swamp Rabbits @ Orlando Solar Bears
Saturday, April 27th
Greenville Swamp Rabbits @ Orlando Solar Bears
Puck Drops:
9:00 PM EDT
Kia Center
Greenville Swamp Rabbits
GVL Greenville Swamp Rabbits
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Orlando Solar Bears
ORL Orlando Solar Bears
Kia Center
Greenville Swamp Rabbits @ Orlando Solar Bears
Sunday, April 28th
Greenville Swamp Rabbits @ Orlando Solar Bears
Puck Drops:
7:00 PM EDT
Kia Center
Greenville Swamp Rabbits
GVL Greenville Swamp Rabbits
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Orlando Solar Bears
ORL Orlando Solar Bears
Kia Center

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