ORLANDO, Fla. - A crowd of 7,868 people saw the Solar Bears notch two second period goals and hold of the Florida Everblades in the third to win 2-1 at the Amway Center on Thursday night.
The game's second shorthanded goal cut Orlando's lead to 2-1. A pass from F Aaron Bogosian was blocked by D Derick Martin, but Bogosian stuck with the play, recovered the loose puck and deposited it behind Curry with 12:52 left to play. Orlando and Curry would shut down the Everblades following that goal, with Curry making 12 saves on 13 shots in the final frame for the 2-1 Solar Bears victory.
Three Stars: 1. S. Tanksi (ORL); 2. J. Curry (ORL); 3. D. Gendur (ORL)
Power Plays: ORL: 0/5; FLA: 0/4
Shots: ORL: 32; FLA: 29
D Josh Caron returned to the Solar Bears line up tonight... Orlando has now won two straight games and three of their last four, all against the Everblades... Orlando played their first home game since December 9 tonight, a stretch of six games and 18 days... G John Curry has surrendered just one goal in each of his last three starts. He is now 4-1-1-0 against Florida this season... The Solar Bears improved to 9-0-0-1 when leading after the second period.