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Posted: April 08, 2016

Hockey fan scores $100K shot at game

By WFTV-Orlando


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A lucky hockey fan with good aim left $100,000 richer after Thursday night's Solar Bears game.

Nick Giovaneilli was picked out of 8,000 fans to hit a puck into the goal through a tiny hole, 115 feet away. 

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Giovaneilli nailed the shot. The Solar Bears mascot, Shades, gave him a big congratulatory bear hug. 

The Solar Bears won 4 to 3 against the Florida Everblades in overtime.

The Solar Bears are part of the ECHL,  a mid-level professional ice hockey league.


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