Solar Bears hockey game postponed due to COVID-19 concerns

League did not mention confirmed cases

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ORLANDO, Fla. – The Orlando Solar Bears will not take to the ice Wednesday night.

The ECHL has announced the team’s game against the Greenville Swamp Rabbits scheduled for 7 p.m. has been postponed, per the league’s health and safety protocols, according to a news release.

The ECHL nor the teams clarified if any of team members, staff or coaches tested positive for the coronavirus.

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League officials are working with the Solar Bears and Swamp Rabbits to reschedule the game to a later date.

Tickets purchased for the game will be honored when the game is rescheduled, league officials said.

For ticket information please contact or call the Solar Bears at 407-951-8200. Fans can log onto for future schedule information.

The Solar Bears are scheduled to return to the rink when they host the Greenville Swamp Rabbits Jan. 22 at 7 p.m.