GAMEDAY MAGAZINE: Admirals at Everblades

October 21, 2015

Who: Florida Everblades (2-0-0-0, 4 pts.) vs. Norfolk Admirals (1-1-0-0, 2 pts)
Where: Germain Arena
When: 7:30 p.m.
Tickets: Purchase Now Online CLICK HERE, or at the Florida Community Bank Box Office
Season Series:  Tonight marks the first of four meetings this season
All-Time Series:  This is the first ever meeting between the two teams.
Radio Broadcast:  770 AM (WJBX-AM) 
Internet Radio:  Free online stream available at ECHL.TV (once on page, click the headphone icon to access stream).  
Internet Television: ECHLTV, courtesy of Neulion 
Special Promotions:  Tonight is the first $2 Wednesday of the season! Fans can enjoy $2 drafts, $2 wines, & $2 hot dogs all night long!  Wednesday is also College Night. College students will receive a $5 ticket with free parking when they present their college ID at Germain Arena!

About Tonight’s Game: The Everblades sit atop the South Division following the opening weekend of the season.  The Admirals are currently in a five-way tie in the East Division with two points after two games of play.  Florida (63 PIMS) and Norfolk (51 PIMS) lead the Eastern Conference in penalty minutes.

Last Time Out:  Mike Aviani posted a career-high three points, and Ethan Werek scored twice to help lift the Everblades to a convincing 6-1 victory over the Atlanta Gladiators at Germain Arena Saturday night…Maxime Legault recorded a goal and an assist to lead the Admirals to a 4-2 win at home over Wheeling on Saturday.

About the Everblades:  Kevin Lynch continues to lead the way for Florida with four points (2g, 2a) which is good for second best in the ECHL…If you count the preseason, rookie forward Brendan O’Donnell has registered a point in all four games in which he has played at Germain Arena, scoring a goal in each of the first three…The Everblades have scored six of their ten goals in the first period…Daniel Altshuller is expected to start in goal tonight for Florida.

Everblades Team Leaders
Points: Kevin Lynch (4)
Goals: Kevin Lynch (2), Ethan Werek (2)
Assists: Matt Marquardt (3)
Plus/Minus:  Kevin Lynch (+4)
Penalty Minutes: Mike Cornell (21)
Power Play Goals:  Kevin Montgomery (1), Ethan Werek (1)
Shorthanded Goals:  N/A
Shots: Ethan Werek (14)
Wins: Anthony Peters (1), Daniel Altshuller (1)
Save %: Anthony Peters (.967)
GAA: Anthony Peters (1.00)
Power Play: 5th, 2-for-5 (33.3%)
Penalty Kill: 19th, 9-for-11 (81.6%)

About the Admirals:  The Admirals are one of three teams to join the ECHL from the American Hockey League this season.  However, this is not the first stint for the Admirals in the ECHL. The Norfolk Admirals were once known as the Hampton Roads Admirals, a team that played in the ECHL from 1989-2000 winning three league championships (1991, 1992, 1998).  In 2000-01, the team joined the American Hockey League, and is now back again this season with the recent shuffling of teams and affiliates amongst the ECHL and AHL…The Admirals were once the AHL affiliate of the Everblades, and both won championships in 2012 while representing the Tampa Bay Lightning as their NHL parent club….Norfolk’s roster features forward Steven Whitney who appeared in 23 games and ten postseason contests for the Everblades last season.  Goaltender Ty Rimmer enters tonight’s game with an impressive 0.947 save percentage.Admirals Team Leaders
Points: Maxime Legault (2)
Goals: Several tied with 1
Assists: Several tied with 1
Plus/Minus:  Michael Pelech (+1), Joe Marciano (+1), Gabriel Verpaelst (+1)
Penalty Minutes: Michael Pelech (9), Gabriel Verpaelst (9)
Power Play Goals:  Maxime Legault (1), Mathieu Brisebois (1)
Shorthanded Goals: Michael Pelech (1)
Shots: Alexis Loiseau (6)
Wins: Ty Rimmer (1)
Save %: Ty Rimmer (.947)
GAA: Ty Rimmer (2.02)
Power Play:  6th, 2-for-7, (28.6%)
Penalty Kill: 15th, 11-for-13 (84.6%)

Next Home Game

Wednesday, October 28 vs. South Carolina, 7:30 p.m. –   It’s another $2 Wednesday featuring $2 drafts, $2 wines, & $2 hot dogs all night long!  Wednesday is also College Night! College students receive $5 tickets with free parking when they present their college ID at Germain Arena!

Ticket Information
Game Tickets: Everblades tickets may be purchased at the Florida Community Bank Box Office located at Germain Arena, or at any Ticketmaster outlet, or online

Discounted Group Tickets: Bring your group of 10 or more to a game at a discounted price, and also receive an Everblades souvenir! Group tickets are available for all home games. For more information on group tickets, call 239-948-7825.

Full and Partial Season Ticket Packages: We off full and partial season ticket plans that will save your money and fit your budget and schedule. . For more information, call 239-948-7825, or stop by the team’s main office located at Germain Arena from Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Fans may also stop by our sales tables located in the concourse at Everblades games. .

The Everblades are the proud ECHL affiliate
of the NHL’s Carolina Hurricanes