Netminder Has Played 10 Games with the Solar Bears This Season

Orlando, FL - The Orlando Solar Bears, proud affiliate of the NHL's Minnesota Wild and Toronto Maple Leafs and AHL's Iowa Wild and Toronto Marlies, announced today that G Christopher Gibson has been assigned to the team from the Toronto Marlies of the AHL.

Gibson comes back to the Solar Bears after being recalled to the Marlies on January 4. The Finnish netminder has played in 10 games with the Solar Bears this season,  going 3-5-1-1 with a 2.97 GAA and .891 save percentage. In three games with the Toronto Marlies this year, Gibson has posted a .946 save percentage and 1.68 GAA (both team-leading numbers) along with a 2-1-0 record.

Gibson is expected to join the Solar Bears in Gwinnett in time for Friday's contest against the Gladiators.

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