SOLAR BEARS ADD AHL ALL-STAR JOHN CURRY
Netminder Has Seen Action with the Pittsburgh Penguins
Orlando, FL - The Orlando Solar Bears announced today that
they have agreed to terms with goaltender John Curry.
Curry (5'11", 185 lbs.) has appeared in four NHL games
throughout his professional career. He posted a 2-1-0 record,
2.40 GAA, and .913 save percentage in three games with the Pittsburgh Penguins in
2008-09. Last season, Curry played in 42 games for the Hamburg
Freezers in the DEL (Germany) with a 22-20-0 record, 2.73 GAA,
and .917 save percentage. During his AHL career (2008-2011),
Curry posted a 103-59-6 record, .907 save percentage, and 2.49
GAA, all as a member of the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. He
appeared in the AHL (American Hockey League) All-Star game in
2010-11 and won the "Harry Holmes Trophy" for the best
goaltending duo in the AHL. Curry collected a 2.44 GAA and .905
save percentage while going 23-13-0 that season. The Shorewood,
Minnesota, native was named the ECHL Goaltender of the Week in
2007-08 as a member of the Las Vegas Wrangers.
A "Hobey Baker Award" finalist for the top NCAA Hockey Player
in 2006-07, Curry spent four seasons (2003-07) with Boston
University (NCAA) before turning pro. In 2006-07, he was named
a First-Team All-American, was the Hockey East Player of the
Year, won the New England Region MVP, and had a record of
17-10-8 with a 2.01 GAA and .928 save percentage. Curry
finished his college career with a record of 59-29-15 and
finished with a 2.08 GAA and .923 save percentage.
"John is a tremendous goaltender who has an excellent
professional resume," said Head Coach Drake Berehowsky. "He has
proven his ability at both the NHL and AHL levels, and will be
a great asset to our team."
John Curry, G, Signed
The Orlando Solar Bears, the ECHL affiliate of the NHL's
Minnesota Wild and AHL's Houston Aeros, are coming Out of
Hibernation and will play 36 regular season home games at the
2012 Street and Smith's Sports Business Journal Sports Facility
of the Year, the Amway Center, beginning October 20,
Individual tickets for all 36 regular season home games are now
on sale beginning as low as $15. To purchase your tickets,
please visit www.OrlandoSolarBearsHockey.com or the Amway
Center Box Office.
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Season ticket plans are available now. Everyone is invited to
take advantage of the Orlando Solar Bears season ticket
pre-sale offer by placing a $50 deposit per ticket now to
receive seat selection priority. Full and half season ticket
plans range in price from $225-$1480 per season ticket
(includes facility fee), reflecting a savings of up to 42% off
box office pricing. Call the Solar Bears at 407-951-8200 to
speak to a Ticket Sales Account Manager.
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 click here.
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