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Solar Bears announce changes to training camp schedule

Thursday, October 6th
Solar Bears announce changes to training camp schedule

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Orlando Solar Bears have announced some adjustments to the team's training camp schedule. Due to today's noon closure of the RDV Sportsplex Ice Den due to Hurricane Matthew, Solar Bears practice will now be held at 9:30 a.m. and is expected to run until 10:45 a.m. Additionally, the Ice Den will remain closed on Friday, Oct. 7, necessitating the cancellation of tomorrow's pre-game skate.

The Solar Bears apologize for any inconvenience, and remind everyone to stay safe.

Fans and media are invited to attend all on-ice practice sessions at the RDV Sportsplex Ice Den, which are open to the public and free. Flash photography and unauthorized video recording of Orlando Solar Bears practice sessions is not permitted. The RDV Sportsplex Ice Den is located at 8701 Maitland Summit Blvd., Orlando, FL 32810.

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.

Remaining 2016-17 Training Camp Schedule (all dates/times subject to change):

  • Thursday, Oct. 6 – practice (9:30-10:45 a.m.)
  • Friday, Oct. 7 – pre-season game at Florida Everblades (7:30 p.m.)
  • Saturday, Oct. 8 – pre-season game at Florida Everblades (7 p.m.)
  • Sunday, Oct. 9 – OFF DAY
  • Monday, Oct. 10 – practice (10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.)
  • Tuesday, Oct. 11 – practice (10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.)
  • Wednesday, Oct. 12 – practice (10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.)
  • Thursday, Oct. 13 – practice (10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.)

Members of the media who wish to arrange interviews with Solar Bears players, coaches and team personnel should contact Solar Bears Director of Communications & Broadcasting Jesse Liebman at jliebman@orlandosolarbearshockey.com.

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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