Orlando, FL – The Orlando Solar Bears, proud affiliate of the NHL’s Toronto Maple Leafs and AHL’s Toronto Marlies, announced today that they have traded D Mike Bergin to the Elmira Jackals for future considerations. In addition, G Garret Sparks has been placed on the 21-day IR.
Bergin agreed to terms with the Solar Bears on July 14, and played in each of the team’s preseason games in Estero, FL, in October. He did not appear in a regular season game with the Solar Bears. A native of Ottawa, ON, Bergin played four seasons (2008-12) at R.P.I. (NCAA) before skating for Sodertalje in Sweden for the past two seasons.
Sparks (2-0-0, 1.22 GAA, .966 save percentage) will be eligible to return to the Solar Bears lineup no earlier thanNovember 26.
Solar Bears host the Greenville Road Warriors this weekend at the Amway Center on Saturday, November 8, at7:00 p.m. and Sunday, November 9, at 1:00 p.m. For tickets, click here.
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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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