Solar Bears bring in Manny Gialedakis on ATO

The Orlando Solar Bears have signed rookie forward Manny Gialedakis to an Amateur Try-Out Agreement, out of the University of Guelph.

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GREENVILLE, S.C. – The Orlando Solar Bears have announced that the club has signed rookie forward Manny Gialedakis to an Amateur Try-Out agreement.

Gialedakis, 25, joins the Solar Bears after spending this season with the University of Guelph, where he logged 23 points (7g-16a) and 14 penalty minutes in 28 games.

In 71 career USports games with Guelph and the University of Lethbridge, the 5-foot-11, 198-pound forward produced 43 points (15g-28a) and 30 penalty minutes. The Woodbridge, Ontario native also skated in four games of NCAA-III hockey with SUNY-Oswego, collecting three assists.

The Solar Bears continue their three-game road trip when they take on the Greenville Swamp Rabbits on Saturday, March 8 at 7 p.m. from Bon Secours Wellness Arena. Orlando returns home to face the Florida Everblades on Thursday, March 15 in a Wawa Sunshine Cup Series game. Single-game tickets for the 2017-18 season are now on sale at the Amway Center box office and

About the Orlando Solar Bears:

The Orlando Solar Bears are in their sixth season of operation in the ECHL, the premier “AA” hockey league in North America, and are the proud affiliate of the NHL’s Toronto Maple Leafs and the AHL’s Toronto Marlies. The Solar Bears are owned and operated by the Orlando Magic and the DeVos Family, and play at the Rink at Amway Center, the 2012 Street and Smith’s Sports Business Journal Sports Facility of the Year.

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