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Solar Bears announce cancellation of Oct. 7 preseason game against Everblades

Thursday, October 6th
Solar Bears announce cancellation of Oct. 7 preseason game against Everblades

Preseason match on Saturday, Oct. 8 remains scheduled

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Orlando Solar Bears have announced today that the team’s preseason game against the Florida Everblades at Germain Arena scheduled for Friday, Oct. 7 has been canceled due to travel concerns regarding the impending Hurricane Matthew, which is forecast to affect several parts of Florida, including the Orlando area. There will be no make-up date for Friday’s preseason game.

Saturday’s (Oct. 8) preseason game is still scheduled to take place at Germain Arena with a 7 p.m. start time.

The Everblades have announced that fans who had purchased tickets for Friday’s preseason game may receive a refund and/or exchange those tickets for any Everblades 2016-17 regular season game or for Saturday’s preseason match. Refunds and exchanges for tickets purchased to Friday’s preseason game must be made at the point of purchase.

The Solar Bears organization apologizes for any inconvenience, and reminds everyone to stay safe.

The Solar Bears 2016-17 regular season opens against the Florida Everblades on Saturday, Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. at the ARS.com Rink at Amway Center.

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 www.OrlandoSolarBearsHockey.comFacebook, 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/.

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