ORLANDO MAKES TWO DEADLINE DEALS
Solar Bears Send Ginand to Gwinnett for Three Players
Orlando, FL – The Orlando Solar Bears announced today that they have traded F Ryan Ginand to the Gwinnett Gladiators in exchange for three players from Gwinnett’s roster to be named following the conclusion of the season. In addition, the Solar Bears sent backup goaltender James Reid to Evansville. The moves occurred prior to today’s ECHL 3pm EST trade deadline.
“By receiving three players back from one of the top teams in the South Division we expect to improve our roster,” said Orlando Solar Bears Coach Drake Berehowsky.
Ginand has played 28 games for the Solar Bears, registering 22 points on seven goals and 15 assists. The Milford, MA native has earned multiple recalls to the Houston Aeros of the American Hockey League (AHL) this year, and in seven games he has recorded eight penalty minutes with the Aeros.
Reid appeared in one game with Orlando.
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Orlando plays their next six games on the road before returning home to face the Greenville Road Warriors on Wednesday, March 21, and Thursday, March 22, at 7:00 p.m. They then face the Cincinnati Cyclones on Sunday, March 24, at 3:00 p.m. Good seats still available, visit www.OrlandoSolarBearsHockey.com.
The Orlando Solar Bears, the ECHL affiliate of the NHL’s Minnesota Wild and AHL’s Houston Aeros, play all of their home games at the 2012 Street and Smith’s Sports Business Journal Sports Facility of the Year, the Amway Center.
Individual tickets for all regular season home games are on sale beginning as low as $15. To purchase your tickets, please visit http://www.OrlandoSolarBearsHockey.com or the Amway Center Box Office.
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