Gameday Magazine: Icemen at Everblades Saturday, December 9, 2017

December 9, 2017


Who: Florida Everblades (17-2-1-2) vs. Jacksonville Icemen (4-13-2-1)
Where: Germain Arena
When: 7:00 p.m.
Tickets: Purchase Now Online CLICK HERE, or at the Florida Community Bank Box Office
Regular Season Series:  Florida Leads 3-0-0.
All-Time Series: Florida leads 3-0-0
Radio Broadcast:  99.3 FM ESPN
Internet Radio:  Free online stream courtesy of 99.3 ESPN Radio  CLICK HERE
Internet TV Broadcast:  ECHL.TV,  CLICK HERE
Tonight’s Promotions:  The Annual IBERIABANK Teddy Bear Toss!  Fans are encouraged to bring a new teddy bear or stuffed animal to the game to throw out onto the ice when the Everblades score their first goal.  All of the teddy bears will be rounded up and distributed to local children’s charities for the holidays!

About Tonight’s Game: Last night, the Everblades extended their unbeaten streak in to 11 games (9-0-1-1), and continue to sport the league’s top record.  Florida leads the season series with Jacksonville 3-0-0.

About Friday’s Game:  Five Everblades players posted two-point games, while goaltender Callum Booth earned his eighth win of the season as Florida defeated Jacksonville 4-2 at Germain Arena.  The physical affair featured numerous crushing hits and five separate fighting altercations.

About the Everblades:  Stephen MacAulay tacked on his team best 12th goal of the season last night.  MacAulay has been red-hot as of late, recording 14 points in the last seven games…Rookie Joe Cox leads the league with six game-winning goals…Goaltender Martin Ouellette is expected to get the start in net tonight for Florida.  Ouellette ranks third overall in the league with 9 wins, and third with an impressive 2.18 goals-against-average…The Everblades are 11-0-2 when scoring first.

Everblades Team Leaders
Points: Michael Kirkpatrick (27)
Goals:  Stephen MacAulay (12)
Assists: Michael Kirkpatrick (17)
Plus/Minus:  Michael Kirkpatrick (+15)
Penalty Minutes: Mitchell Heard (49)
Power Play Goals:  Several tied (3)
Shorthanded Goals: Zack Kamrass, John McCarron (1)
Shots: Clark Seymour (76)
Wins: Martin Ouellette (9)
Save %:  Martin Ouellete (.925)
GAA:  Martin Ouellette (2.18)
Power Play: 4th, 18-for-87 (20.7%)
Penalty Kill:  6th, 90-for-104 (86.5%)

About the Icemen:  Rookie standout Alexandre Goulet is second on the team in scoring with 20 points, and ranks fourth among rookies with a 25.8 percent shooting percentage (8-for-31).

The Icemen have struggled this season on the power play, ranking 27th in the league at 7.9 percent.  However, the Icemen make up for it on the penalty kill, boasting the fifth best penalty kill mark on the road with an impressive 89.1 percent. Subsequently, the Everblades are 0-for-6 on the power play against Jacksonville at Germain Arena.

Jacksonville Team Leaders
Points: Emerson Clark (22)*
Goals:  Emerson Clark (8)*
Assists:  Emerson Clark (14)*
Plus/Minus:  Alexandre Goulet (+6)
Penalty Minutes:  Emerson Clark (113)*
Power Play Goals:  Scott Savage (2)
Shorthanded Goals: Several tied (1)
Shots: Dylan Blujus (46)
Wins:  Colton Phinney 92)
Save %: Jamie Phillips (.895)*
GAA:  Jamie Phillips (3.38)*
Power Play: 27th 6-for-76 (7.9%)
Penalty Kill: 13th 76-for-91 (83.5%)
* Player not currently on roster
Upcoming Home Games

Wednesday,  December 13, vs. South Carolina, 7:30 p.m.  $2 Wednesday!  Fans can enjoy $2 beers, wine and hot dogs all night long!  College students receive a $5 ticket with valid college ID.  There will also be a postgame skate with the Everblades players as well as Santa!

Friday,  December 15, vs. South Carolina, 7:30 p.m.  Kids eat free in the Breakaway Sports Pub with the purchase of an adult entree.

Saturday,  December 16, vs. South Carolina, 7:00 p.m.  Star Wars Night! The first 1,000 fans receive a FREE lightsaber.  Star Wars characters will be in the concourse and available for photos.  Santa will also be in attendance!

Ticket Information

Purchase Single Game Tickets at the Florida Community Bank Box Office located at Germain Arena, or online via Ticketmaster by CLICKING HERE

2017-18 Ticket Packages are Currently on Sale!  Flexible partial plans are available. These packages 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.

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