Solar Bears to host preseason game at RDV Sportsplex Ice Den

ORLANDO, Fla. – The Orlando Solar Bears will host a preseason exhibition game against the South Carolina Stingrays on Thursday, Oct. 4 at the RDV Sportsplex Ice Den at 12:30 p.m. The contest marks the first-ever ECHL preseason game hosted by the Solar Bears.

The preseason game will be played on the Olympic rink at the front of the Ice Den. Admission to the preseason game against the Stingrays will be free, with seating provided on a first-come, first-serve basis.

During the game, attendees will have the opportunity to give back to the Central Florida Hockey Club. While admission to the game is free, the Solar Bears will be accepting donations at the door to benefit CFHC. During the game, fans will also have the opportunity to bid on a Tampa Bay Lightning Ultimate Experience Package that includes a meet-and-greet with Hockey Hall of Famer Dave Andreychuk and much more to benefit the CFHC.

Fans who are unable to attend Thursday’s preseason game can still watch for free on

The Solar Bears will complete their preseason schedule that same weekend, with a pair of road games against the Florida Everblades at Germain Arena on Friday, Oct. 5 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 6 at 7 p.m.

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

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

About the Orlando Solar Bears:

The puck drops on Saturday, Oct. 13 against the Atlanta Gladiators as the Orlando Solar Bears open the 2018-19 season, presented by XYMOPrint. The 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 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