| Apr 1, 2014
| 12:21 PM
The Orlando Solar Bears can clinch a spot in the ECHL playoffs Wednesday night.
And the best part? The Solar Bears (40-22-2-2, 84 points) could do so, even if they were to lose in regulation against the Reading Royals (42-21-2-1, 87 points) in a matchup...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 3:33 PM
National pride washed over Canada on Feb. 23, the day Canada won the Olympic gold medal in men's ice hockey.
Hundreds of people filled the streets of downtown Toronto that morning. They swarmed Maple Leaf Square, adjacent to the city's main hockey and...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 6:42 PM
The Orlando Solar Bears' final regular-season road trip is not going as planned.
For the second time in three nights, the Solar Bears were trounced. Orlando goaltender Maxime Clermont surrendered four first-period goals as the host Elmira Jackals (23-...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 6:55 PM
The Orlando Solar Bears are returning home for the final three games of the ECHL's regular season tied for the South Division lead.
The Solar Bears (41-24-2-2, 86 points) got third-period goals from Tyler Murovich and Zach Harrison in a 3-1 victory...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 12:35 PM
Perhaps Orlando Magic swingman Arron Afflalo has snapped out of a late-season slump.
Afflalo scored 18 points on 8-of-15 shooting Saturday night in the Magic's 100-92 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves.
In the Magic's seven games before that, he...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 12:46 PM
Brooklyn Nets center Jason Collins will be remembered as a barrier breaker. This season, he became the first openly gay athlete to play in one of North America's four major professional team sports leagues. That achievement likely will become his legacy....
| Apr 9, 2014
| 12:52 PM
So much excitement and uncertainty are swirling around the Orlando Solar Bears these days.
The ECHL franchise, a playoff berth already secured, will play its final three regular-season games at home with a cloud of unanswered questions hovering above...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 7:14 PM
Jacob Cepis scored two goals Thursday night, including the game-winner early in the third period, as the Orlando Solar Bears beat the Greenville Road Warriors 3-2 in an important ECHL game before an announced crowd of 9,082 at Amway Center.
| Apr 11, 2014
| 11:41 AM
What: ECHL game
When: 7 Saturday night
Where: Amway Center
Records: Solar Bears, 42-24-2-2 (88 points); Royals, 45-21-2-2 (94 points)
Admission: Tickets start at $15.
The Buzz: The Solar Bears will close the regular season against the Greenville...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 4:57 PM
Marcin Gortat still savors every trip back to Central Florida during the regular season.
The former Orlando Magic center spent Thursday night at his Orlando-area offseason home, drove to Amway Center in one of his beloved cars for Friday morning's...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 10:50 AM
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is still working on their new 335-foot-tall Falcon's Fury to open at some point this spring, but to garner interest, the theme park put together a couple of videos to simulate what riding the drop ride would be like as if you...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 6:40 AM
While driving around downtown Orlando as the city woke up at dawn recently, I observed some interesting cloud and fog formations to the east and south of the city skyline.
As a photojournalist in my travels I religiously make mental and written notes...