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Atherton inks deal to return to Solar Bears

Tuesday, August 1st
Atherton inks deal to return to Solar Bears

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Orlando Solar Bears announced goaltender Drennen Atherton has agreed to terms on a contract, re-signing for the 2023-24 season. 

Atherton, 26, appeared in two games last season for the Solar Bears after joining the team following the conclusion of his collegiate career at Norwich University. 

The Winter Haven, Florida native was named to the first All-American Team by the American Hockey Coaches Association after a 16-6-0 record during the 2022-23 regular season, posting a 1.49 goals against average and a .966 save percentage in his senior season. He was as a finalist for the 2022-23 Sid Watson Award, given to the Division II-III Men's Ice Hockey Player of the Year.

In total, Atherton appeared in 42 games over three seasons at Norwich, recording a 28-9-5 record, a 1.45 goals-against average and a .946 save percentage.

Prior to his time at Norwich, Atherton played parts of two seasons at Sacred Heart University.

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