Doherty heads up to Providence

Solar Bears defenseman recalled to AHL Bruins

Solar Bears defenseman Taylor Doherty has signed a PTO with the Providence Bruins.

ORLANDO, Fla. – The Orlando Solar Bears have announced that veteran defenseman Taylor Doherty has signed a Professional Try-Out Agreement with the American Hockey League’s Providence Bruins.

Doherty, 26, has 12 points (2g-10a) and 55 penalty minutes in 22 games this season with the Solar Bears. Additionally, the 6-foot-7, 235-pound defenseman has two assists and 25 penalty minutes in 10 games with Providence.

The Orlando Solar Bears continue their fifth season of ECHL hockey when they begin a nine-game road trip against the Florida Everblades at Germain Arena on Friday, March 17 at 7:30 p.m.

Fans can purchase club level tickets for all remaining Solar Bears home games for as little as $10, courtesy of Auto Justice Attorney Michael T. Gibson when they visit

Single-game tickets are now on sale at the Amway Center box office and Full and half-season ticket plans are now available by visiting

The Solar Bears mobile app, presented by BB&T, gives Solar Bears fans everything they need right in their pocket. The app is also home to the brand-new Loyalty & Rewards Program, which provides Solar Bears fans with opportunities to accumulate points and redeem them for exclusive prizes. The app is FREE and available for both iOS and Android devices.

The Orlando Solar Bears are the proud ECHL affiliate of the NHL’s Toronto Maple Leafs and AHL’s Toronto Marlies, and play all of their home games at the Rink at Amway Center, the 2012 Street and Smith’s Sports Business Journal Sports Facility of the Year.

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