Orlando adds pair to blue line
Orlando, Fla. - The Orlando Solar Bears announced today that they have agreed to terms with defensemen Corey Fienhage and Bryce Aneloski.
Fienhage played 63 games for the Gwinnett Gladiators last season, scoring two goals and adding 13 assists for 15 points along with 44 penalty minutes. He also appeared in three games with the Rochester Americans of the AHL last year. Fienhage played 32 games for the Gladiators in 2011-12, notching 13 points (5g-8a), and 20 games for Rochester recording three assists. He made his professional debut with the Portland Pirates in 2010-11, earning six penalty minutes in four games.
The Apple Valley, Minn. native played one season in the Western Hockey League with the Kamloops Blazers in 2010-11, notching 14 points, on four goals and 10 assists, and 96 penalty minutes in 70 games while serving as an alternate captain. In two seasons with the University of North Dakota (2008-10), Fienhage played 39 games registering three assists and 56 penalty minutes and won the WCHA Championship in the 2009-10 season.
Aneloski made his professional debut at the end of last season, playing in seven playoff games with the Allen Americans and helping the club win the Central Hockey League championship. A native of Pekin, Ill., Aneloski skated for three seasons at the University of Nebraska-Omaha from 2010-13. In 131 games with the Mavericks, he scored 13 goals and added 48 assists for 61 points, and led all team defensemen in points (20) in 2011-12. Before joining the collegiate ranks, he played two seasons (2008-10) with the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders of the USHL and in 2009-10 he led all USHL defensemen in assists (39) and points (54), was selected to the USHL All-Star game, and was named a First Team All-Star.