Gov. DeSantis says new moment-of-silence law in public schools protects religious freedom Florida gas prices jump 12 cents; most expensive since 2014 TAGSOrlando Solar Bears Previous articleSolar Bears host youth street hockey tournamentsNext articleVeterans Healthcare Town Hall Meeting scheduled Dale Fenwick RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Joe Perry scored his team-leading 22nd goal of the season to break a third-period tie and the Orlando Solar Bears (22-15-5-2) jumped back into second place in the South Division following a 3-2 victory over the Greenville Swamp Rabbits (23-17-4-1) on Thursday night at the ARS.com Rink at Amway Center.Click here for the box score.The Solar Bears opened the first period with a goal from Mason Marchment at 8:07, after the rookie jammed home a rebound off a point shot from Brenden Miller that deflected off of the pads of Mackenzie Skapski.The Swamp Rabbits responded when Angelo Miceli received a pass off the half-wall from Michael Joly and made his way toward the slot before firing a shot underneath the blocker of Kasimir Kaskisuo at 9:39.Darik Angeli gave Orlando a 2-1 lead when Ben Danford retrieved his own rebound and brought the puck behind the Greenville net and up along the left circle before he floated a pass behind a pair of Swamp Rabbits, allowing Angeli to backhand a shot between Skapski and the left post at 11:59, extending Angeli’s point streak to four games (2g-3a).Greenville evened the score at 2-2 in the second period during a 5-on-3 situation when Trevor Gerling deflected a point shot from Desmond Bergin past Kaskisuo at 3:54.Perry pulled Orlando ahead for good when Miller’s shot from the left point bounced off the ice and deflected off of Perry’s stick blade up and into the top of the cage at 3:02 of the third frame.Kaskisuo picked up the victory by making 35 saves on 37 shots against; Skapski took the loss with 42 stops on 45 shots against.With the win, Orlando picked up its 21st regulation or overtime victory of the season, matching Greenville’s total on the season; the Solar Bears hold the advantage in the second tiebreaker of goal differential, as Orlando possesses an even differential while Greenville has surrendered 19 more goals than it has scored this season.Three Stars:1) Ben Danford – ORL2) Joe Perry – ORL3) Kasimir Kaskisuo – ORLNEXT HOME GAMES:Solar Bears vs. Greenville Swamp Rabbits – Saturday, Feb. 4 – 7 p.m. – Guns n’ Hoses charity game between Central Florida Enforcers and Orange County Fire Rescue at 2 p.m., Solar Bears will wear specialty police-themed jerseys during the game against the Swamp Rabbits. Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Please enter your comment! UF/IFAS in Apopka will temporarily house District staff; saves almost $400,000 You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Please enter your name here Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.