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Friday, February 15th
Solar Bears ink Jackson Playfair

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ORLANDO, Fla. – The Orlando Solar Bears have announced that the club has agreed to terms with rookie forward Jackson Playfair on a Standard Player Contract.

Playfair, 24, joins the Solar Bears after posting 15 points (7g-8a) and 100 penalty minutes in 30 games this season for Dalhousie University. In 116 career games for the Tigers program, Playfair amassed 49 points (18g-31a) and 220 penalty minutes. During his first three seasons at Dalhousie, he was teammates with current Solar Bears goaltender Corbin Boes and defenseman Myles McGurty.

The 6-foot-1, 209-pound forward played three seasons of major junior hockey for the Spokane Chiefs and Tri-City Americans of the Western Hockey League, where he produced totals of 42 points (18g-24a) and 221 penalty minutes in 193 career games.

The native of Abbotsford, British Columbia is the son of former NHL player and coach Jim Playfair, and the nephew of former NHL player Larry Playfair.

NEXT GAMES: The Solar Bears return to the ARS.com Rink at Amway Center to host Single & Mingle Night against the Jacksonville Icemen tonight at 7 p.m. CLICK HERE to purchase a Single & Mingle Night package that includes a ticket to the game, one drink ticket and access to an exclusive Single & Mingle pregame mixer before the game.

Fighting Four Packs presented by CenturyLink:

Gear up for the second half of the 2018-19 season with a Fighting Four Pack, presented by CenturyLink! Pick any four remaining home games and get $65 dollars in gift certificates to Dick’s Sporting Goods, First Watch, QDOBA Mexican Eats and a FREE center ice ticket to the Saturday, Feb. 23 game against the Greenville Swamp Rabbits, part of Hockey Fights Cancer Weekend, presented by XYMOPrint. Packs start as low as $69.99 – CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE.

2018-19 Season Presented by XYMOPrint:

The Orlando Solar Bears are proud to have local digital printing experts XYMOPrint as the presenting sponsor of the 2018-19 season. As a special offer, fans who call XYMOPrint at (888) 223-9390 from now until June 15, 2019 and reference the Solar Bears will receive 30% off their first order of 500 business cards.

2018-19 Single-Game Tickets Now on Sale:

Single-game tickets for the Orlando Solar Bears 2018-19 regular season home schedule are now on sale. Fans can purchase single-game tickets for as little as $15 at the Amway Center box office, or online at Ticketmaster.com.

2018-19 Season Ticket Memberships:

Season Ticket Memberships for the seventh season of ECHL Orlando Solar Bears hockey are now on sale. Full and Half-Season memberships are both available, starting as low as $270. For more information, call (407) 951-8200 or visit orlandosolarbearshockey.com.

About the Orlando Solar Bears:

The Orlando Solar Bears are the proud affiliate of the NHL’s Tampa Bay Lightning and members of the ECHL, the premier “AA” hockey league in North America. In six seasons of operation, the team has qualified for the Kelly Cup Playoffs four times. The Solar Bears are owned and operated by the Orlando Magic and the DeVos Family, and play at the ARS.com Rink at Amway Center, the 2012 Street and Smith’s Sports Business Journal Sports Facility of the Year.

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

Upcoming Home Games

Full Schedule
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Atlanta Gladiators
Orlando Solar Bears
Sunday, February 25th
Hockey Fights Cancer / Sk8 to Elimin8 Ice Show / VyStar Credit Union Sundays
Puck Drops:
3:00 PM EST
Kia Center
Atlanta Gladiators
ATL Atlanta Gladiators
1
20:00 2nd
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Orlando Solar Bears
ORL Orlando Solar Bears
Kia Center
Craft Beer Fest / Pickleball Night
Friday, March 1st
Craft Beer Fest / Pickleball Night
Puck Drops:
8:00 PM EST
Kia Center
Jacksonville Icemen
JAX Jacksonville Icemen
at
Orlando Solar Bears
ORL Orlando Solar Bears
Kia Center
Greenville Swamp Rabbits
Orlando Solar Bears
Wednesday, March 6th
Greenville Swamp Rabbits @ Orlando Solar Bears
Puck Drops:
7:00 PM EST
Kia Center
Greenville Swamp Rabbits
GVL Greenville Swamp Rabbits
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Orlando Solar Bears
ORL Orlando Solar Bears
Kia Center

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