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GAME PREVIEW: Solar Bears at Icemen, December 14, 2019

Saturday, December 14th
GAME PREVIEW:  Solar Bears at Icemen, December 14, 2019

GAME NOTESJacksonville Icemen vs. Orlando Solar BearsSaturday, December 14, 2019 at Jacksonville, Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena   Home Game #10Referee: Riley Yerkovich (#7)   Linesmen: Tarrington Wyonzek (#88) & Ross Crimaldi (#80)Broadcast Information: www.mixlr.com/jaxicemen  & ECHL.TV Tickets may be purchased at box office or online by CLICKING HERE

About Today’s Game: Tonight’s ECHL South Division match-up features the Jacksonville Icemen and the Orlando Solar Bears.  A big two points are on the line tonight as Orlando holds a three-point lead over Jacksonville for fourth place in a very cluttered South Division.  Both teams are coming off road victories last night as Jacksonville edged Atlanta 4-3, while Orlando closed out an impressive 5-1 decision at Greenville.  Four of Orlando’s nine wins this season have come against Jacksonville.

Series History:  Tonight’s game marks the fifth of 11 meetings between the two teams this season.   Orlando leads the season series 4-0-0 while also leading the All-Time series 21-3-1-0. 

About the Icemen:  Chase Lang continues to lead the Icemen in scoring with 17 points following a two-assist performance last night.   Garret Ross scored twice and added an assist in last night’s win over Atlanta and has four points in his last two games….All eight of the Icemen’s wins this season have come in games in which they have scored first….Jacksonville is 5-0-0 when leading after two periods.   

About the Solar Bears:  Defenseman Michael Brodizinski and forward Chris LeBlanc share the team lead in scoring with 12 points…..Alexey Lipanov has scored all four of his goals this season against the Icemen….Orlando received a boost the roster on Thursday when forward Hunter Fejes was returned to the team on loan from Manitoba (AHL)….The Solar Bears boast the league’s top penalty kill unit at 89.3-percent. 

Upcoming Home Games & Promotiuons 

Today's Game -  Annual Guns ' Hoses Game.  It 's a hockey double-header as our local police, fire fighters and EMTs battle it out on the ice in a chairty hockey game beginning at 3:00 p.m.  A ticket to the Icemen game grants admission into Guns 'n Hoses games as well

Friday, December 20, vs. Atlanta, 7:00 p.m. – Wendy’s Fry-Day 4-Pack.  Receive 4-tickets, 4-mini-sticks and 4-Dave’s single combos! These packages may be purchased at www.jaxicemen.com

Saturday, December 21, vs. S. Carolina, 7:00 p.m. – Annual Teddy Bear Toss Game & Star Wars Night!  Bring a new or gently used teddy bear or stuffed animal to the game and throw it out onto the ice when the Icemen score their first goal.  The Icemen will distribute the stuffed toys to local children’s charities for the holidays. 

Upcoming Home Games

Full Schedule
Orlando Solar Bears
Jacksonville Icemen
Saturday, March 2nd
Orlando Solar Bears @ Jacksonville Icemen
Puck Drops:
7:00 PM EST
VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena
Orlando Solar Bears
ORL Orlando Solar Bears
5
Final
3
Jacksonville Icemen
JAX Jacksonville Icemen
VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena
Orlando Solar Bears
Jacksonville Icemen
Sunday, March 3rd
Orlando Solar Bears @ Jacksonville Icemen
Puck Drops:
3:00 PM EST
VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena
Orlando Solar Bears
ORL Orlando Solar Bears
at
Jacksonville Icemen
JAX Jacksonville Icemen
VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena
Florida Everblades
Jacksonville Icemen
Friday, March 15th
Florida Everblades @ Jacksonville Icemen
Puck Drops:
7:00 PM EDT
VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena
Florida Everblades
FLA Florida Everblades
at
Jacksonville Icemen
JAX Jacksonville Icemen
VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena

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