Orlando Solar Bears

ECHL: Orlando Solar Bears Goaltender Heads Overseas

It was announced on July 15th that Orlando Solar Bears goaltender Evan Fitzpatrick has signed overseas in Europe with HK 32 Liptovsky Mikulus in Slovakia. This comes after Fitzpatrick had a nice stretch at the end of the season and into the playoffs. Fitzpatrick was on an AHL contract with the Syracuse Crunch last season. […]

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ECHL: Orlando Solar Bears Announce 2024 Qualifying Offers

On Monday, the Orlando Solar Bears announced the players who received qualifying offers for the 2024-2025 season. Orlando made offers to four players; those four players are: Kelly Bent, Alex Frye, Jesse Jacques, and Jimmy Mazza. Last season, Bent played 28 games with the Solar Bears after being traded from Wichita on February 10, 2024. […]

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ECHL Board Of Governors Recap and Rule Changes For the 2024-25 Season

The ECHL recently had its Summer Meetings and the Board of Governors last week in Las Vegas, Nevada, and earlier this afternoon, the league announced two new changes for the league heading into the 2024-25 season as well as Utah Grizzlies CEO Kevin Bruder being re-elected as the Chairman of the Board for the fourth […]

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Penguins, Lightning Make Minor League Trade

The Pittsburgh Penguins announced today that they acquired forward Bennett MacArthur from the Tampa Bay Lightning in exchange for forward Lukas Svejkovsky. Related Post: Tampa Bay Lightning Acquire Rights To Jake Guentzel From Carolina Hurricanes MacArthur, 23, was signed by the Lightning in 2022 after going undrafted. He spent the last two seasons in the […]

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ECHL Season Recap: Florida Everblades

The champagne is gone, the confetti swept up, and the player lockers have been cleaned out for the Florida Everblades’ 2023-24 season, an impossible and record-breaking season. The Everblades, winner of the Kelly Cup Championship for a third consecutive year, started the season, as does every team in the league, with the goal of hoisting […]

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ECHL: Orlando Solar Bears Announce 2024 Season-Ending Roster

The season-ending rosters will include up to 20 players and can’t include anybody who didn’t sign an ECHL Contract in the 23-24 season. The Orlando Solar Bears announced that 12 forwards, six defensemen, and two goalies made the roster. FORWARDS: Darik Angeli, Kelly Bent, Tyler Bird, Alexandre Fortin, Alex Frye, Jesse Jacques, Spencer Kersten, Brayden […]

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ECHL: Allen Americans Future Considerations Deadline Recap 2024

The Future Considerations deadline for the 2023-24 ECHL season was June 20 at 2 pm CST. The Allen Americans were the most active team in the ECHL, completing five future consideration deals. Grant Hebert The Allen Americans traded forward Grant Hebert to the Reading Royals on November 10, 2023, to complete the future considerations from […]

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ECHL: Reading Royals Complete Future Considerations

It’s the first of a few important upcoming dates for the ECHL and teams are starting to complete trades from the past season called Future Considerations. The Reading Royals have announced their list. Royals will receive one player and deal three players Receiving: Grant Hebert: Reading Royals will receive forward Grant Hebert from Allen Americans. […]

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ECHL: Solar Bears Announce Protected List

Earlier this week, the Orlando Solar Bears announced their protected list for the 2024-2025 season, which consists of 24 players from last season; it includes 15 forwards, seven defensemen, and two goaltenders. The following list does not include the players on AHL/NHL contracts. Per the ECHL Website: Teams are allowed to protect as many players […]

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ECHL: Orlando Solar Bears Announce 2024-2025 Schedule

Today, the ECHL announced the 2024-2025 ECHL schedule as the Orlando Solar Bears enter their 13th year as an ECHL franchise. Orlando will only play two teams out of their division and one team out of the conference. We take a look at the 2024-25 breakdown below: As a reminder, the home schedule will change […]

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