Solar Bears announce 2016-17 Promotional Schedule

Theme nights, specialty jerseys, community drives and giveaways

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ORLANDO, Fla. – The Orlando Solar Bears have announced their Promotional Schedule for the 2016-17 season ahead of their season-opening game against the Florida Everblades on Saturday, Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. at the ARS.com Rink at Amway Center, as the team celebrates Orlando United Night, presented by Auto Justice Attorney Michael T. Gibson, P.A.

The list of the Solar Bears Promotional Schedule for the 2016-17 season can be found below.

Date & Time Opponent Promotion
Saturday, Oct. 22 – 7 p.m. Florida Everblades Opening Night / Orlando United Night presented by Auto Justice Attorney Michael T. Gibson, P.A.
Friday, Oct. 28 – 7 p.m. Atlanta Gladiators Shades’ Birthday
Saturday, Oct. 29 – 7 p.m. Atlanta Gladiators Zombies on Ice and Zombie drink coozie giveaway sponsored by NYZ Orlando* / Zombie Jersey
Saturday, Nov. 12 – 7 p.m. South Carolina Stingrays Teacher Appreciation / Girl Scout Night / Food Drive
Sunday, Nov. 13 – 1:30 p.m. South Carolina Stingrays Epilepsy Awareness Night / Teacher Appreciation / Purple Jersey
Thursday, Nov. 17 – 10:30 a.m. Greenville Swamp Rabbits School Day Game presented by Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers / Teacher Appreciation
Monday, Nov. 21 – 7 p.m. Missouri Mavericks Food Drive
Tuesday, Nov. 22 – 7 p.m. Missouri Mavericks 80’s Night / Food Drive
Thursday, Nov. 24 – 11 a.m. Brampton Beast Thanksgiving / Toronto Maple Leafs-Inspired Jersey
Saturday, Nov. 26 – 7 p.m. Brampton Beast Toronto Maple Leafs-Inspired Jersey
Friday, Dec. 2 – 7 p.m. Florida Everblades Teddy Bear Toss presented by Tijuana Flats / Ugly Sweater Jersey
Thursday, Dec. 22 – 7 p.m. Florida Everblades Ugly Sweater Jersey
Saturday, Dec. 31 – 7 p.m. Greenville Swamp Rabbits New Year’s Eve Celebration
Saturday, Jan. 21 – 7 p.m. Florida Everblades Military Appreciation / Patriotic Jersey
Sunday, Jan. 29 – 1:30 p.m. Allen Americans Girl Scout Night
Saturday, Feb. 4 – 7 p.m. Greenville Swamp Rabbits First Responders Appreciation & Guns N’ Hoses Charity Game presented by Auto Justice Attorney Michael T. Gibson, P.A. / Comic Book & Superheroes Night / First Responders Jersey
Friday, Feb. 17 – 7 p.m. Norfolk Admirals Faith & Family Weekend presented by Auto Justice Attorney Michael T. Gibson, P.A.
Sunday, Feb. 19 – 1:30 p.m. Norfolk Admirals Faith & Family Weekend presented by Auto Justice Attorney Michael T. Gibson, P.A.
Friday, Feb. 24 – 7 p.m. Atlanta Gladiators Country Music Night
Sunday, Feb. 26 – 1:30 p.m. Atlanta Gladiators Girl Scout Night
Friday, March 10 – 7 p.m. Utah Grizzlies Boy Scout Night
Friday, April 7 – 7 p.m. Florida Everblades Fan Appreciation Night / Team Picture Giveaway sponsored by Coors Light* / Shirt Off Players Back Ceremony

*First 3,000 in attendance will receive a promotional giveaway item

Please note that additional promotions and giveaways to be announced throughout the season. Promotions, theme nights, community drives, giveaways, game dates and times are subject to change.

A printable version of this list can be viewed by clicking here.

The Orlando Solar Bears drop the puck on their fifth season of ECHL hockey on Saturday, Oct. 22 against the Florida Everblades at the ARS.com Rink at Amway Center. Opening Night is Orlando United Night, presented by Auto Justice Attorney Michael T. Gibson, P.A. Single-game tickets are now on sale at the Amway Center box office and ticketmaster.com. Full and half-season ticket plans are now available by visiting OrlandoSolarBearsHockey.com.

The Orlando Solar Bears are the proud ECHL affiliate of the NHL’s Toronto Maple Leafs and AHL’s Toronto Marlies, and play all of their home games at the ARS.com Rink at Amway Center, the 2012 Street and Smith’s Sports Business Journal Sports Facility of the Year.

Follow the Solar Bears at OrlandoSolarBearsHockey.com, Facebook, and Twitter (@OrlandoHockey) for all the latest news and updates. Stay in touch with Shades on Instagram by following SolarBearsHockey.

Season tickets, Corporate Flex vouchers, and Group tickets are a great way to entertain employees, co-workers, clients, friends and family. For more information on all of the Solar Bears ticket packages, call 407-951-8200 or visit orlandosolarbearshockey.com/groups.

Officially licensed Orlando Solar Bears replica team jerseys, apparel, and headwear can be purchased online at store.orlandosolarbearshockey.com.