Solar Bears add Sylvestre

ORLANDO, Fla. – The Orlando Solar Bears, ECHL affiliate of the NHL’s Toronto Maple Leafs and AHL’s Toronto Marlies, have announced that the club has agreed to terms with forward Sebastien Sylvestre for the 2016-17 season.

Sylvestre played last season as a member of the Brabham Cup-winning Missouri Mavericks while under contract with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, the AHL affiliate of the New York Islanders. Sylvestre posted 38 points (19g-19a) and 72 penalty minutes in 67 games with the Mavericks.

In his rookie season of 2014-15, the 22-year-old winger suited up for the Bakersfield Condors, and led the team in scoring with 47 points (23g-24a) in 69 games.

Prior to turning pro, the Boucherville, Quebec native played major junior hockey with the Chicoutimi Sagueneens and Rimouski Oceanic of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, accumulating 148 points (61g-87a) and 160 penalty minutes in 165 games.