Solar Bears add trio of forwards
Orlando, Fla. - The Orlando Solar Bears announced today that they have agreed to terms with forwards C.J. Severyn, Tyler Murovich and Mike Ullrich. Last season, the three players combined for 47 goals, 54 assists and 101 points in 135 ECHL games.
Severyn finished second on the Solar Bears with 22 goals and was third on the team in points with 44. The Beaver, Pa. native represented the Solar Bears at the 2013 ECHL All-Star Game in Colorado where he registered a goal and an assist as the ECHL All-Stars defeated the Colorado Eagles 7-3. He earned his first call-up to the AHL when he skated in six games with the Charlotte Checkers in March. Severyn recorded two separate four-point games for Orlando last season, with a goal and three assists against the Trenton Titans on Feb. 2, and a goal and three assists against the Evansville IceMen on Feb. 20.
Murovich comes to the Solar Bears after playing each of the last two seasons with the Gwinnett Gladiators. Orlando acquired the rights to Murovich in the transaction that sent Ryan Ginand to the Gladiators at the trade deadline. Murovich played 42 games for the Gladiators last season, scoring nine goals and 14 assists for 23 points. He also appeared in 18 games with the Hamilton Bulldogs in the AHL last season, notching three goals along with one assist. In 2011-12 with Gwinnett, he tallied 47 points on 16 goals and 31 assists in 71 games. His ECHL experience also includes time with the Wheeling Nailers and Reading Royals, both in 2010-11, scoring nine goals and 11 assists in 34 games split between the two clubs. That year, Murovich skated in two games for the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins and Springfield Falcons of the AHL, picking up two goals and two assists.
Ullrich skated in 26 games for the Trenton Titans last season after starting the season with a five game stint (1goal-4a) with the South Carolina Stingrays. He also played 29 games (7g-12a) with the Tulsa Oilers of the Central Hockey League last year. In 26 games with Trenton, where he played for Solar Bears Head Coach Vince Williams, Ullrich ranked fifth on the team with 15 goals and 29 points. He spent the entire 2011-12 season with Tulsa, tying for first on the team in goals (29), assists (35) and points (64) in 66 games. His ECHL experience also includes 11 games with the Pensacola Ice Pilots in the 2007-08 season.