• Solar Bears 2013-14 schedule released


    ORLANDO, Fla. (Press Release from Orlando Solar Bears) - The Orlando Solar Bears announced today that the ECHL has released the 2013-14 schedule.  The Solar Bears will open the season at home on Saturday, October 26 at 7:00pm and Sunday, October 27 at 3:00pm against their South Division rival, the Gwinnett Gladiators.  The team will start the season on the road against the Florida Everblades on October 18 and 19.

    The Solar Bears home game schedule features a family friendly mix of ten (10) Fridays, eleven (11) Saturdays, and seven (7) Sundays.  Other home highlights include: Thanksgiving Week games on Tuesday, November 26 and Thanksgiving Night, November 28; a six-game Holiday home stand beginning Sunday, December 22 and concluding on Saturday, January 4; and a Spring Break game for Orange County Schools on Wednesday, March 26. The regular season ends with a three game home stand on the weekend of April 11- 13.

    "We are pleased with the number of weekend games assigned to us by the League," said Bob Ohrablo, COO and Managing Partner of the Solar Bears.  "While we are aware some of the dates may change once the NBA/Orlando Magic schedule is finalized, we do appreciate all of the assistance provided by our partners at the ECHL, Amway Center and Orlando Magic."

    The Solar Bears will faceoff against South Division rivals the Florida Everblades 14 times (6 home, 8 road), Gwinnett Gladiators 12 times (6 home, 6 road), South Carolina Stingrays 12 times (6 home, 6 road) and Greenville Road Warriors 8 times (4 home, 4 road). 

    The longest home stand is six (6) games and the Solar Bears will hit the road for their longest trip (nine games) beginning Tuesday, March 4 at Florida and ending Saturday, March 22 at South Carolina.

    Solar Bears home games played Monday through Thursday and Saturday will start at 7:00pm.  Friday games will start at 7:30pm.  Sunday games will start at 3:00pm, except Sunday, December 22, which will start at 7:00pm. 

    On sale dates for the purchase of individual tickets will be announced later this summer.  Full and half season ticket plans are now available by visiting orlandosolarbearshockey.com or by calling the Solar Bears at (407) 951-8200. 

    The full schedule follows.  All game dates and times are subject to change. 

    Home Games 

    Oct. 26, Sat. vs Gwinnett, 7:00pm

    Oct. 27, Sun. vs Gwinnett, 3:00pm  

    Nov. 1, Fri. vs Florida, 7:30pm

    Nov. 2, Sat. vs Florida, 7:00pm

    Nov. 7, Thu. vs Elmira, 7:00pm

    Nov. 8, Fri. vs Toledo, 7:30pm

    Nov. 10, Sun. vs Toledo, 3:00pm

    Nov. 26, Tue. vs Greenville, 7:00pm

    Nov. 28, Thu. vs Greenville, 7:00pm

    Dec. 4, Wed. vs Colorado, 7:00pm

    Dec. 6, Fri. vs South Carolina, 7:30pm

    Dec. 7, Sat. vs South Carolina, 7:00pm

    Dec. 8, Sun. vs Colorado, 3:00pm

    Dec. 22, Sun. vs Greenville, 7:00pm

    Dec. 27, Fri. vs Florida, 7:30pm

    Dec. 28, Sat. vs Florida, 7:00pm

    Jan. 2, Thu. vs Utah, 7:00pm

    Jan. 3, Fri. vs Utah, 7:30pm

    Jan. 4, Sat. vs Utah, 7:00pm

    Jan. 17, Fri. vs Florida, 7:30pm

    Jan. 18, Sat. vs Florida, 7:00pm

    Jan. 24, Fri. vs Gwinnett, 7:30pm

    Jan. 25, Sat. vs Gwinnett, 7:00pm

    Feb. 12, Wed. vs South Carolina, 7:00pm

    Feb. 13, Thu. vs South Carolina, 7:00pm

    Feb. 15, Sat. vs Gwinnett, 7:00pm

    Feb. 16, Sun. vs Gwinnett, 3:00pm

    Feb. 28, Fri. vs Kalamazoo, 7:30pm

    Mar. 1, Sat. vs Kalamazoo, 7:00pm

    Mar. 2, Sun. vs Kalamazoo, 3:00pm

    Mar. 26, Wed. vs Cincinnati, 7:00pm

    Mar. 28, Fri. vs Evansville, 7:30pm

    Mar. 29, Sat. vs Evansville, 7:00pm

    Apr. 11, Fri. vs Greenville, 7:30pm

    Apr. 12, Sat. vs Reading, 7:00pm

    Apr. 13, Sun. vs Greenville, 3:00pm 

    Away Games

    Oct. 18, Fri. at Florida, 7:30pm 

    Oct. 19, Sat. at Florida, 7:00pm

    Oct. 29, Tue. at South Carolina, 7:00pm

    Oct. 30, Wed. at Gwinnett, 7:05pm

    Nov. 13, Wed. at Cincinnati, 7:35pm

    Nov. 15, Fri. at Evansville, 7:15pm

    Nov. 16, Sat. at Evansville, 7:15pm

    Nov. 20, Wed. at Florida, 7:30pm

    Nov. 22, Fri. at Florida, 7:30pm

    Nov. 23, Sat. at Florida, 7:00pm

    Dec. 13, Fri. at Greenville, 7:00pm

    Dec. 14, Sat. at South Carolina, 7:00pm

    Dec. 15, Sun. at Gwinnett, 2:05pm

    Dec. 18, Wed. at Florida, 7:30pm

    Jan. 10, Fri. at Gwinnett, 7:05pm

    Jan. 11, Sat. at Gwinnett, 7:05pm

    Jan. 15, Wed. at Florida, 7:30pm

    Jan. 28, Tue. at South Carolina, 7:00pm

    Jan. 30, Thu. at Gwinnett, 7:05pm

    Jan. 31, Fri. at South Carolina, 7:00pm

    Feb. 1, Sat. at Gwinnett, 7:05pm

    Feb. 21, Fri. at Toledo, 7:15pm

    Feb. 22, Sat. at Toledo, 7:15pm

    Feb. 23, Sun. at Kalamazoo, 3:00pm

    Mar. 4, Tue. at Florida, 7:30pm

    Mar. 7, Fri. at Greenville, 7:00pm

    Mar. 8, Sat. at Greenville, 7:00pm

    Mar. 14, Fri. at Evansville, 7:15pm

    Mar. 15, Sat. at Evansville, 7:15pm

    Mar. 17, Mon. at Kalamazoo, 7:00pm

    Mar. 19, Wed. at Fort Wayne, 7:05pm

    Mar. 21, Fri. at South Carolina, 7:00pm

    Mar. 22, Sat. at South Carolina, 7:00pm

    Apr. 2, Wed. at Reading, 7:05pm

    Apr. 4, Fri. at Elmira, 7:05pm

    Apr. 5, Sat. at Wheeling, 7:00pm

    The Orlando Solar Bears, the ECHL affiliate of the NHL's Minnesota Wild and AHL's Iowa Wild, play all of their home games at the 2012 Sports Business Journal Sports Facility of the Year, the Amway Center.

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