Solar Bears add Myles McGurty

Myles McGurty

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ORLANDO, Fla. – The Orlando Solar Bears have announced that the club has agreed to terms with rookie defenseman Myles McGurty.

McGurty, 24, started the 2018-19 campaign overseas with Hungarian club Fehérvári Titánok of Austria’s Erste Bank Eishockey Liga, where he collected two assists and 22 penalty minutes in five games.

Prior to turning pro, McGurty played for Dalhousie University, where the 6-foot-1, 201-pound blueliner amassed 41 points (8g-33a) and 178 penalty minutes in 101 games with the Tigers program.

The native of Weehawken, New Jersey played major junior hockey for the Chicoutimi Saguenéens, Acadie-Bathurst Titan and Moncton Wildcats of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, where he recorded totals of 18 points (3g-15a) and 84 penalty minutes in 95 career games. He also appeared in nine games with the Muskegon Lumberjacks of the United States Hockey League, where he added one assist and 22 penalty minutes.

An updated PDF version of Orlando’s training camp roster can be found by clicking here.

Opening Night:

The Solar Bears open the 2018-19 season – presented by XYMOPrint – when they host the Atlanta Gladiators at the ARS.com Rink at Amway Center on Saturday, Oct. 13 at 7 p.m. CLICK HERE to purchase tickets.

2018-19 Single-Game Tickets Now on Sale: 

Single-game tickets for the Orlando Solar Bears 2018-19 regular season home schedule are now on sale. Fans can purchase single-game tickets for as little as $15 at the Amway Center box office, or online at Ticketmaster.com.

2018-19 Season Ticket Memberships:

Season Ticket Memberships for the seventh season of ECHL Orlando Solar Bears hockey are now on sale. Full and Half-Season memberships are both available, starting as low as $270. For more information, call (407) 951-8200 or visit orlandosolarbearshockey.com.

About the Orlando Solar Bears:

The Orlando Solar Bears are the proud affiliate of the NHL’s Tampa Bay Lightning and members of the ECHL, the premier “AA” hockey league in North America. In six seasons of operation, the team has qualified for the Kelly Cup Playoffs four times. The Solar Bears are owned and operated by the Orlando Magic and the DeVos Family, and play at the ARS.com 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.