CARSON McMILLAN ASSIGNED TO ORLANDO Forward Adds NHL Experience to Solar Bears Lineup


CARSON McMILLAN ASSIGNED TO ORLANDO
Forward Adds NHL Experience to Solar Bears Lineup

Orlando, FL – The Orlando Solar Bears, proud affiliate of the NHL’s Toronto Maple Leafs and AHL’s Toronto Marlies, announced today that F Carson McMillan has been assigned to Orlando by the Toronto Marlies. In addition, F Tyler Biggs has been recalled to the Marlies by the Toronto Maple Leafs.

McMillan (6-1, 200 lbs.) was drafted in the seventh round (#200 overall) by the Minnesota Carson McMillanWild in the 2007 NHL Draft. He has played 16 games in the NHL (including one during the 2013-14 season), all for the Wild, scoring two goals and adding three assists for five points. McMillan skated in 68 games for the Iowa Wild (AHL) last season, collecting 28 points on 12 goals and 16 assists. He has played in 317 AHL games with the Iowa Wild and Houston Aeros over his five-year career, notching 41 goals and adding 47 assists for 88 points.

“Carson brings a veteran presence to our organization,” said Head Coach Vince Williams. “His experience and ability to play in all situations will make him an asset to our hockey club.”

A native of Brandon, Manitoba, McMillan is expected to be available to the Solar Bears this weekend as the team hosts the Greenville Road Warriors at the Amway Center onSaturday, November 8, at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, November 9, at 1:00 p.m. For tickets, click here.

Full and Half Season tickets are on sale now for the 2014-15 All-Star Season. Call the Solar Bears at 407-951-8200 or visit OrlandoSolarBearsHockey.com for more information.

Orlando Solar Bears Single Game Tickets for the regular season are on sale now! Click here to purchase tickets.

The Orlando Solar Bears, the ECHL affiliate of the NHL’s Toronto Maple Leafs and AHL’s 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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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 visitwww.orlandosolarbearshockey.com/groups.

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

Since beginning operations in November of 2011, the Solar Bears have helped raise over $730,000 for the Central Florida community. To read the Solar Bears Report to the Community, click here.

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