MCPARLAND RETURNS TO SOLAR BEARS
Forward Scored Four Points in Eight Games with Orlando
Orlando, FL – The Orlando Solar Bears, proud affiliate of the NHL’s Minnesota Wild and Toronto Maple Leafs and AHL’s Iowa Wild and Toronto Marlies, announced today that they have agreed to terms with forward Nick McParland for the 2013-14 season.
McParland (6’1″, 201 lbs.) played in each of the final eight games for the Solar Bears last season, scoring two goals and adding two assists for four points. Both of McParland’s goals came in his professional debut against the Gwinnett Gladiators on March 17. The 26 year old forward joined the Solar Bears after completing a four-year career at Lake Superior State University (NCAA). In 142 games with LSSU, McParland notched 48 goals and 74 assists for 122 points. His best statistical season came in 2011-12, where as a junior he scored 14 goals and added on 13 assists for 27 points in 39 games. That season, the Screiber, Ontario, native led Lake Superior State in goals and finished second in points.
The Solar Bears current roster includes 25 players for the 2013-14 season:
|Shane Bakker (PTO)
Alexander Milley (PTO)
|Peter Delmas (HAM)
PTO – Professional Tryout Agreement
HAM – Assigned from the Hamilton Bulldogs (AHL)
Orlando Solar Bears individual game tickets for the 2013-14 season are on sale. Tickets can be purchased at the Amway Center Box Office or online at OrlandoSolarBearsHockey.com or Ticketmaster.com. For the Promotional Calendar, click here.
The Orlando Solar Bears, the ECHL affiliate of the NHL’s Minnesota Wild and Toronto Maple Leafs and AHL’s Iowa Wild and Toronto Marlies, play all of their home games at the 2012 Street and Smith’s Sports Business Journal Sports Facility of the Year, the Amway Center.
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Don’t get shut-out when we sell out! Take advantage of the Orlando Solar Bears season ticket pre-sale offer by placing a $50 deposit per ticket now to receive seat selection priority for the 2013-14 season. Call the Solar Bears at 407-951-8200 or visitwww.OrlandoSolarBearsHockey.com.
Group tickets are a great way to entertain employees, co-workers, clients, friends and family. For more information on discounted group tickets and a list of group benefits, call 407-951-8200 or visit www.orlandosolarbearshockey.com/groups.
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Since beginning operations in November of 2011, the Solar Bears have helped raise over $350,000 for the Central Florida community. To read the Solar Bears Report to the Community, click here.