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Solar Bears Ink Jackson Playfair

February 15, 2019 - ECHL (ECHL) - Orlando Solar Bears News Release

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 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.

2018-19 Season Presented by XYMOPrint:

The 2018-19 Orlando Solar Bears season is presented by XYMOPrint, Orlando's digital printing experts. 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

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

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