‘Blades Add Defenseman Sean Robertson; Didier Recalled

November 3, 2017


Photo Courtesy of Fayetteville Marksmen

ESTERO, FL – Florida Everblades President and General Manager Craig Brush along with Head Coach Brad Ralph announced Friday that the team has agreed to terms with defenseman Sean Robertson.   In addition, defenseman Josiah Didier has been recalled by the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League (AHL).

Robertson,26, joins the ‘Blades after logging an assist in one appearance with the Fayetteville Marksmen of the Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL).  Additionally, Robertson also recorded an assist in one game played with the Reading Royals (ECHL) this season.  The 6-0, 195-pound blueliner also played last season in Fayetteville (SPHL) where he posted 22 assists in 35 games played.  During the same season, Robertson made seven appearances with the Utah Grizzlies (ECHL).  The Cobble Hill, British Columbia native totaled 11 points (3g, 8a) during his lone season at the University of Guelph (OUAA) in 2015-16.

Didier, 24earns his AHL call up to Charlotte after registering five points (1g, 4a) with 23 penalty minutes in eight games played the Everblades this season. The 6-3, 220-pound defenseman has totaled 14 points (2g, 12a) in 100 career AHL appearances split between the St. John’s IceCaps and Hamilton Bulldogs. Didier is under an AHL contract with Charlotte this season.

The Everblades return to the ice this Saturday at Orlando to take on the Wawa Sunshine Cup rival Orlando Solar Bears. Puck drop is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Fans can catch the game broadcast on WJBX News, Talk & More on 101.5-FM.104.3-FM, 770-AM or by CLICKING HERE. Fans can also watch the game online at ECHL.TV
Upcoming Home Games

Wednesday, November 8, vs. Cincinnati, 7:30 p.m.  $2 Wednesday!  Fans can enjoy $2 hot dogs, $2 beer and $2 wine all night long!  College students receive a $5 tickets with valid college ID.

Friday, November 10, vs. Cincinnati, 7:30 p.m.  Swampee’s Birthday! Bring the kids to help celebrate with his mascot friends!  The first 500 kids will receive FREE ice cream courtesy of Molly Moo’s!  Kids also eat free in the Breakaway Sports Pub with the purchase of an adult entree (This promo good for every Friday game this season!)  

Saturday, November 11, vs. Cincinnati, 7:00 p.m.  Military Night!  The team will wear special Military Jerseys which will be auctioned to benefit the National Coalition for Patriots.

Ticket Information

2017-18 Ticket Packages are Currently on Sale!  We offer full season and flexible partial plans that will best fit your schedule and budget!  To view pricing and benefits of all available ticket packages CLICK HERE

SPECIAL OFFER! Purchase a new ticket package for the 2017-18 season and receive a $20 gift card to Ford’s Garage!

Discounted Group Tickets: Bring your group of 10 or more to a game at a discounted price!  Group tickets are available for all home games. Fundraising opportunities are also available. For more information on group tickets, call 239-948-7825, or stop by the Everblades offices at Germain Arena Monday thru Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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of the NHL’s Carolina Hurricanes