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Solar Bears sign Ian Parker

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Orlando Solar Bears have announced the club has agreed to terms with forward Ian Parker on an ECHL Standard Player Contract for the 2021-22 season.

Parker, 25, will have the opportunity to make his professional debut with Orlando after spending the last four seasons as a member of the University of Windsor Lancers, in which the 6-foot-9, 249-pound forward recorded 48 points (23g-25a) in 84 games.

Born in Florence, Kentucky, but a native of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Parker also played junior A hockey for the Weyburn Red Wings of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League, where he collected 83 points (32g-51a) in 171 games.

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About the Orlando Solar Bears:

The Solar Bears are members of the ECHL, the premier “AA” hockey league in North America, and have qualified for the Kelly Cup Playoffs in five of nine seasons. The Solar Bears are owned and operated by the Orlando Magic and the DeVos Family, and play at the AdventHealth Rink at Amway Center, the 2012 Street and Smith’s Sports Business Journal Sports Facility of the Year.

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