SOLAR BEARS AGREE TO TERMS WITH DAN DRIES Rookie Forward Joins Orlando Roster


SOLAR BEARS AGREE TO TERMS WITH DAN DRIES
Rookie Forward Joins Orlando Roster

Orlando, FL – The Orlando Solar Bears announced today that they have agreed to terms with forward Dan Dries.

Dries (6’0″, 194 lbs.) played 13 games this season, his first full professional campaign, with Ilves of the Finish elite league (SM-liiga), notching one assist. He also skated in nine games for the St. John’s IceCaps of the American Hockey League (AHL) at the end of last season, where he picked up one goal and two assists.

Prior to turning pro, Dries played four seasons in the NCAA, two with the University of New Hampshire (2007-09) and two with Ohio State University (2010-2012). In 135 collegiate games, the Lake Orion, Michigan, native scored 49 goals and 49 assists for 98 points. He picked up 28 points during his Freshman year with New Hampshire in 2007-08, finishing fifth on the team in points. With Ohio State, he finished second on the team in goals and third in points in both seasons, including a career high 15 goals in 36 games during the 2010-11 season.

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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.

Follow the Solar Bears at http://www.OrlandoSolarBearsHockey.com, Facebook, and Twitter (@OrlandoHockey) for all the latest news and updates.

Season ticket plans are available now. Pro-rated full-season and half season ticket plans range in price from $225-$925 per season ticket (includes facility fee), reflecting a savings of up to 42% off box office pricing. For more information call the Solar Bears at 407-951-8200 to speak to a Ticket Sales Account Manager.

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 click here.

Officially licensed Orlando Solar Bears replica team jerseys, apparel, and headwear can be purchased online at: http://shop.orlandosolarbearshockey.com/

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