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Solar Bears to Host Teddy Bear Toss on Friday, December 2

November 29, 2016 - ECHL (ECHL) - Orlando Solar Bears News Release

ORLANDO, Fla. - The Orlando Solar Bears will host their fifth annual Teddy Bear Toss, presented by Tijuana Flats, when the Solar Bears host the Florida Everblades on Friday, Dec. 2 at 7 p.m. at the Rink at Amway Center.

All fans are encouraged to bring new teddy bears or stuffed animals to throw onto the ice when Orlando scores its first goal of the game. All fans who bring a teddy bear or stuffed animal will receive a voucher to a future Solar Bears home game. The teddy bears and stuffed animals collected will be donated to needy children through local charities during the holiday season.

Fans can purchase BOGO tickets to this season's Teddy Bear Toss game at

The Teddy Bear Toss is a popular event throughout the professional and junior hockey ranks during the holiday season. The concept originated with the Western Hockey League's Kamloops Blazers during the 1993-94 season, and since then has been adopted by a number of teams, resulting in thousands of teddy bears and stuffed animals going to needy children. The WHL's Calgary Hitmen hold the record for most stuffed animals collected in a single Teddy Bear Toss, with 28,815 collected in Calgary's 2-1 win against the Swift Current Broncos on Dec. 6, 2015.


The Solar Bears have released a brand-new mobile app, presented by BB&T, giving Solar Bears fans everything they need right in their pocket. The app is also home to the brand-new Loyalty & Rewards Program, which provides Solar Bears fans with opportunities to accumulate points and redeem them for exclusive prizes. The new app is FREE and available for both iOS and Android devices.

Single-game tickets are now on sale at the Amway Center box office and . Full and half-season ticket plans are now available by visiting .

The Orlando Solar Bears are the proud ECHL affiliate of the NHL's Toronto Maple Leafs and AHL's Toronto Marlies, and play all of their home games at the Rink at Amway Center, the 2012 Street and Smith's Sports Business Journal Sports Facility of the Year.

Follow the Solar Bears at, Facebook, and Twitter ( @OrlandoHockey ) for all the latest news and updates. Stay in touch with Shades on Instagram by following SolarBearsHockey .

Season tickets, Corporate Flex vouchers, and Group tickets are a great way to entertain employees, co-workers, clients, friends and family. For more information on all of the Solar Bears ticket packages, call (407) 951-8200 or visit .

Officially licensed Orlando Solar Bears replica team jerseys, apparel, and headwear can be purchased online at .

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