ORLANDO, Fla. – The Orlando Solar Bears have announced that the club has signed rookie skater Lucas Kohls to a Standard Player Contract.
Kohls, 26, previously appeared in four games this season with the Wheeling Nailers, generating three assists and four penalty minutes. He began his professional career last season with Wheeling, collecting two points (1g-1a) in a five-game stint.
Prior to turning pro, the 6-foot-3, 203-pound Kohls played college hockey for the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire, where he totaled 60 points (18g-42a) and 52 penalty minutes in 99 career games for the Blugolds program, and was named to the WIAC All-Conference Team in his junior and senior seasons.
The Forest Lake, Minnesota native played his junior hockey in the North American Hockey League with the Austin Bruins, Kalamazoo Jr. K-Wings and Kenai River Brown Bears, amassing 64 points (29g-35a) and 57 penalty minutes in 110 career games.
The Solar Bears visit the Jacksonville Icemen on Saturday, Nov. 16 at 7 p.m. to open a four-game road trip. The Solar Bears return home to host the Norfolk Admirals on Tuesday, Nov. 26 at 7 p.m. CLICK HERE to purchase tickets for this game.
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The Orlando Solar Bears will wear new jerseys for the 2019-20 season. Replica jerseys are available for purchase online, with adult sizes available for $149.95 and youth sizes available for $109.95. Fans can visit bit.ly/OSBJerseys to place their order today.
2019-20 Season Ticket Memberships on Sale Now:
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About the Orlando Solar Bears:
The Orlando Solar Bears are the proud affiliate of the NHL’s Tampa Bay Lightning and members of the ECHL, the premier “AA” hockey league in North America. In seven seasons of operation, the team has qualified for the Kelly Cup Playoffs five times. The Solar Bears are owned and operated by the Orlando Magic and the DeVos Family, and play at Amway Center, the 2012 Street and Smith’s Sports Business Journal Sports Facility of the Year.
Officially licensed Orlando Solar Bears replica team jerseys, apparel, and headwear can be purchased at orlandosolarbearshockey.com/shop.