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Orlando adds pair to roster


ORLANDO, Fla. - The Orlando Solar Bears announced today that they have agreed to terms with goaltender Hannu Toivonen and forward Derrick Burnett.


The Solar Bears are the ECHL affiliate of the Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League and the Houston Aeros of the American Hockey League.


Toivonen was selected in the first round (29th overall) by the Boston Bruins in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft and has played 61 games in the NHL with Boston and the St. Louis Blues. His NHL numbers include a record of 18-24-10, a 3.37 goals-against average and an .890 save percentage. He first broke into the NHL in 2005-06 with Boston, playing 20 games with a 2.63 goals-against average and a .914 save percentage.

The Finish-born goaltender has also played in 209 games in the AHL postinga  record of 96-82-15 with a 2.50 goals-against average and a  .914 save percentage. Toivonen played 49 games with the Rockford IceHogs in 2010-11, going 21-16-4 with a 2.90 goals-against average and a .907 save percentage.

Burnett currently serves in the United States Air Force in Cape Canaveral and played in both preseason games with the Solar Bears, earning one assist. In 2010-11 with the Air Force Academy, the Corona, Calif. native posted 35 points (8g-27a) in 36 games. He led his team in assists and finished second in points in 2010-11 and 2009-10, and in 149 games at Air Force Burnett collected 33 goals and 85 assists for 118 points.