ECHL Game Night: 1-18-14
Orlando Solar Bears 5 @ Florida Everblades 6
W Danick Gauthier, FLA: 0-0-0, +1, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 10 GP, 4-3-7, +4, 15 SOG, 19 PIM
G Riku Helenius, FLA: 0 saves on 3 shots, pulled
Season totals: 2 GP, 0-1-0, 9.62 GAA, .725 sv%
D Charles Landry, FLA: 0-2-2, +1, 2 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals: 9 GP, 0-3-3, +8, 11 PIM
W Carl Nielsen (AHL Contract), FLA: 1-1-2, +1, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 12 GP, 2-5-7, -3, 33 PIM
Orlando scored on their first three shots of the game against former Lightning first rounder Riku Helenius, who was quickly pulled from the game. The Solar Bears couldn’t hold the lead, however, as the ‘Blades scored four times in the third period to claim victory, including two late goals assisted by Bolt defensive prospect Charles Landry. Danick Gauthier was assigned to Florida from AHL Syracuse before the game and Max Parent after the game.
Florida is eight points behind South Carolina for first in the South Division with three games in hand.
In other minor pro news, Brampton (CHL) beat St. Charles, 6-3. Lightning prospect Dan Milan was scoreless, minus-1, with one shot on goal.