Orlando Solar Bears vs. Florida Everblades
December 28th and 30th, 7 pm at Amway Center
See the Orlando Solar Bears take on the Florida Everblades at the Amway Center.
The Solar Bears are Orlando's official hockey team. They play in the East Coast Hockey League (ECHL) and first came to Orlando in 1988.
The Florida Everblades are a minor ice hockey team part of the ECHL. Their home base is Germain Arena in Estero, Florida, and their head coach is Greg Poss,a Green Bay native. The team first came together in 1998 and have won the Kelly Cup once in the 2011-2013 season. The Florida Everblades and Orlando Solar Bears are in-state rivals, so their games are often an intense face-off. The Florida Everblades have 18 wins and 8 losses, while the Solar Bears have 15 wins and 11 losses.
The Saturday game will feature a book drive along with a Zooperstars performance to benefit the Community Food and Outreach Center. Monday's game will be a Service Industry Night to benefit those in the hospitality industry.
The Orlando Solar Bears will be playing at the Amway Center. For more info on the venue, check out the Amway Center profile page.
Cover photo credit, ©2013 Gary Bassing/Orlando Solar Bears.