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Otto Somppi Added to Solar Bears Playoff Roster

April 20, 2019 - ECHL (ECHL) - Orlando Solar Bears News Release

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. - The Orlando Solar Bears have announced that the Tampa Bay Lightning have reassigned rookie forward Otto Somppi to the Solar Bears from the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League.

Somppi, 21, returns to Orlando after posting 24 points (12g-12a) and eight penalty minutes with the Solar Bears during the regular season. The forward also notched four points (2g-2a) and 10 penalty minutes in 27 regular season contests with Syracuse.

Somppi was a seventh-round selection (#206 overall) of the Lightning in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft.


The Solar Bears continue their first-round series with the South Carolina Stingrays, with Game 5 of the South Division Semifinals set for tonight at 7:05 p.m. at North Charleston Coliseum.

2019 Playoffs Presented by XYMOPrint:

Tickets for the Orlando Solar Bears 2019 Playoffs, presented by XYMOPrint, are now on sale. Game 6 of the South Division Semifinals, if necessary, will take place on Monday, April 22 at 7 p.m. at Amway Center. Tickets can also be purchased via or the Amway Center box office.

Playoff Perks from FAIRWINDS:

FAIRWINDS Credit Union members can score a pair of free tickets to each Solar Bears home playoff game. The first 100 FAIRWINDS members who show their FAIRWINDS debit/credit card and photo ID at the Amway Center box office will receive a free pair of tickets to that day's game. Once all 100 pairs are claimed, FAIRWINDS members can still take advantage of a buy-one-get-one offer. Visit for additional details.

2019-20 Season Ticket Memberships on Sale Now:

Upgrade to Solar Status and become a Season Ticket Member today. Season ticket memberships for the 2019-20 season are now on sale and start as little as $270.

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