Friday, October 20, 2017

The Icemen Cometh, but Do They Make the Grade?

JACKSONVILLE, FL - The Jacksonville Icemen played their first-ever game in front of a boisterous sold-out crowd on Saturday, and the event provided a long-awaited taste of what professional hockey will offer to fans in north Florida.

Orlando Solar Bears 2017-18 Season Preview

ORLANDO, FL - The Orlando Solar Bears are going for an entirely different look and style of play this year, drawing heavily from the playbook of Allen Americans and the Colorado Eagles

Everblades Sweep Solar Bears During Preseason Weekend

ESTERO, FL- The Florida Everblades earned two back-to-back preseason wins against the Orlando Solar Bears this weekend. The ‘Blades opened the preseason with a...

Revisiting the ECHL Affiliation Dance Card

In May, The Sin Bin's Matthew Harding offered predictions on how the ECHL affiliation dance card would play out. Sufficed to say, it didn't go so hot.

Solar Bears Channel the Mountain Spirit

ORLANDO, FL - All through this offseason, the Solar Bears organization has been teasing their fans with announcements of additions to their 2017-18 regular season roster.

Solar Bears Claw to Keep Weekend Home Games

ORLANDO, FL - As the start of hockey draws ever closer, the Orlando Solar Bears have finalized their schedule for the upcoming 2017-18 season.

Solar Bears, Toronto Cook Up Recipe for Tasty ECHL Team Affiliation

ORLANDO, FL - Affiliations between teams are one of the most complicated elements of sports, and this is especially the case with minor pro hockey.

Christmas in July: Solar Bears Wish List for Upcoming Season

ORLANDO, FL - The summer of 2017 has been quite the offseason for the Orlando Solar Bears. With the team already signing forwards Joe...

Solar Bears Release Qualifying Offers as Season Inches Closer

ORLANDO, FL - The Orlando Solar Bears’ busy offseason has seen yet another major event—the release of the qualifying offers list. The ECHL limits...

POLL: Who Has the Best Team Name in the ECHL?

As the off-season has dwindled into July and player signing announcements are beginning to make their way out, lunch time debates among Team Sin...