MIGNARDI, TANSKI JOIN SOLAR BEARS
Pair of Forwards Bolster Roster
Orlando, FL - The Orlando Solar Bears announced today that
they have acquired forward Rob Mignardi from the Ontario Reign
and they have agreed to terms with forward Scott Tanski.
Mignardi (6'0", 186 lbs.) spent the 2011-12 season with the
Manchester Monarchs and Houston Aeros, both of the
American Hockey League (AHL). In 30 games split between the two
clubs, Mignardi posted two goals and one assist.
The Richmond Hill, Ontario, native played five seasons in the
OHL (Ontario Hockey League) for the Kingston Frontenacs and
Owen Sound Attack prior to turning pro. In 2009-10 as a member
of Owen Sound, Mignardi led the team in points (67), and was
second in goals (32) and fourth in assists (35). Mignardi
scored 99 goals and added 138 assists for 237 points in 324 OHL
"Rob brings a good physical game while also possessing the
ability to contribute offensively," said Head Coach Drake
Tanski (6'0", 170 lbs.) played 68
games, scoring five goals and adding six assists for the
AHL's Connecticut Whale last season, his first as a pro. From
2007-2011, the Athabasca, Alberta, native skated for the
Brampton Battalion in the OHL. Tanski served as the team's
Alternate Captain in 2010-11 while leading his team in assists
(29) and points (47). His OHL career numbers include 53 goals
and 80 assists for 133 points in 219 games.
"Rob has shown the ability to contribute offensively," said
Head Coach Drake Berehowsky. "Scott is a good two-way forward
who sees the ice well. He can put pucks in the net and set up
The current roster is:
Rob Mignardi, F, Acquired from Ontario
Scott Tanski, F, 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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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
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