Mitchell Hoelscher

ECHL: Orlando Solar Bears Announce Playoff Roster

The Orlando Solar Bears have announced their playoff roster for the upcoming 2024 Kelly Cup Playoff Run as they get ready to battle the Greenville Swamp Rabbits in the first round. In the ECHL, you may have a 20-man active roster and a four-man reserve list, which must include 17 active or available skaters, aka […]

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ECHL Game Recap:  Florida Everblades vs. Orlando Solar Bears | 02/14/2024

ESTERO, Fla.- Valentine’s Day wasn’t so sweet for the Florida Everblades as they hosted the intrastate Orlando Solar Bears. The Everblades and Hertz Arena hosted Margaritaville Night, and the team wore specialty Hawaiian-themed jerseys. 5,087 joined in singing Jimmy Buffest songs throughout the night, but the theme night, Valentine’s romance, and the energy the team had […]

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ECHL Weekend Recap: Atlanta Gladiators vs. Orlando Solar Bears | 01/27-30/2024

When the Atlanta Gladiators last met the Solar Bears, they finished that game with a stunning outcome in the overtime shootout – beating the Solar Bears 7-6. Brad Barone had relieved Gustavs Grigals, who was injured during the game. Heading into Saturday night’s game, the Gladiators continued to work through ways to keep things going […]

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ECHL Recap Game Recap: South Carolina Stingrays v. Orlando Solar Bears | 1/13/24

The South Carolina Stingrays started off their long homestead with Military Night in the Coliseum against the Orlando Solar Bears. The Solar Bears lead the Stingrays 4-2 this season and are currently ranked second in the south and third in the conference. Ivan Lodina dressed for his first game of the season, as Josh Wilkins […]

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ECHL Recap: Greenville Swamp Rabbits vs. Orlando Solar Bears | 01/10-12/2024

1st Period For the first Period, Orlando would open up scoring just 1:42 in from a goal by Mitchell Hoelscher. The ECHL All-Star of Orlando proved why he was selected as their representative. After Hoelscher’s goal, the Rabbits would press on to try to tie things up, as they would get a PP at 5:22 […]

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ECHL Game Preview: Swamp Rabbits vs. Orlando Solar Bears Game Preview | 01/10/2024

After three weeks from their last meeting, the Orlando Solar Bears and Greenville Swamp Rabbits are back again to faceoff in Greenville. In their recent game at Greenville, the Solar Bears destroyed the Swamp Rabbits with a score of 7-2. That was no lucky game for the Bears’, however, as they would go on to […]

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ECHL Announces All-Star Game Rosters

The ECHL has officially announced the roster for the 2024 All-Star Game in Savannah on January 15th. All 27 teams besides the host city Savannah, whose whole team will be participating, have one player who was named an All-Star. The ECHL Team at ITR breaks down each individual player and what he did to earn […]

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Graveyard Gossip: Weekend Recap

This past weekend was quite a busy one for the Savannah Ghost Pirates as they had three games back to back. Thursday, they played against Orlando Solar Bears, Friday against the Florida Everblades, and last night in Greenville against the Swamp Rabbits. They lost each of the three matches; however, they were each very well […]

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PHOTOS: Orlando Solar Bears vs. Florida Everblades – 12/16/2023

ESTERO, Fla. – The results from Saturday night’s game between the Florida Everblades and the Orlando Solar Bears were markedly different from the night before, as the Solar Bears scored early and often to win the game 5-1. Solar Bears Goaltender, Brandon Halverson, had a much better game Saturday after being chased early in the second […]

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ECHL: Gladiators’ Lack of Results Pose Tough Challenges Ahead

Over the past few weeks, the Atlanta Gladiators have experienced a notable decline in the ECHL rankings. The team faced a critical weekend in their efforts to regain some lost ground but unfortunately failed to capitalize on either game played. As a passionate writer and fan, it was discouraging to witness the Gladiators revert to […]

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