Gameday Magazine: Icemen at Everblades Wednesday, December 20, 2017

December 20, 2017


Who: Florida Everblades (19-4-1-2, 41pts) vs. Jacksonville Icemen (5-14-2-2, 14 pts)
Where: Germain Arena
When: 7:30 p.m.
Tickets: Purchase Now Online CLICK HERE, or at the Florida Community Bank Box Office
Regular Season Series:  Florida leads  4-0-0
All-Time Series: Florida leads 4-0-0
Radio Broadcast:  WJBX ( 101.5 FM, 104.3 FM, 770 AM)
Internet Radio:  Free online stream courtesy of WJBX Radio  CLICK HERE
Internet TV Broadcast:  ECHL.TV,  CLICK HERE
Tonight’s Promotions:  $2 Wednesday!  Enjoy $2 hot dogs, $2 Beer and $2 Wine all night long in the concourse.   College students receive a $5 ticket with valid college ID.
About Tonight’s Game: The Everblades will look to avoid losing back-to-back games in regulation for the first time this season.  Despite this, Florida maintains the top spot in the South Division.  The Icemen will be looking to get back on track, having posted a 1-9-0-1 record in their last ten games. In addition, Jacksonville will be looking for its first win against the Everblades (0-3-0-1).

Last Time Out: South Carolina’s Paul Geiger scored late in the third to give the Stingrays a tightly contested 1-0 win over the Everblades Saturday at Germain Arena…Jacksonville dropped a 4-2 decision to Greenville on Saturday.

About the Everblades:  Michael Kirkpatrick leads the way for the ‘Blades offensively in goals (12), assists (17), points (29) and plus/minus (+12)…Defenseman Gus Young leads the Everblades in scoring against Jacksonville with seven points (0g, 7a)…Forward Justin Kea has registered four of his seven goals this season against the Icemen. Kea had a four-game goal scoring streak snapped on Saturday against South Carolina…The Everblades remain as the top defensive team in the league with a 2.43 goals-against per-game average.

Everblades Team Leaders
Points: Michael Kirkpatrick (29)
Goals:  Stephen MacAulay, Michael Kirkpatrick (12)
Assists: Michael Kirkpatrick (17)
Plus/Minus:  Michael Kirkpatrick, Stephen MacAulay (+12)
Penalty Minutes: Mitchell Heard (65)
Power Play Goals:  Several tied (3)
Shorthanded Goals: John McCarron (2)
Shots: Clark Seymour (81)
Wins: Martin Ouellette (11)
Save %:  Martin Ouellete (.923)
GAA:  Martin Ouellette (2.13)
Power Play: 9th, 19-for-101 (18.8%)
Penalty Kill:  4th, 105-for-120 (87.5%)

About the Icemen: In an effort to shake things up, the Icemen have had an active week on the transaction wire.  Defenseman Chase Harrison was dealt to Norfolk in exchange for defenseman Tim Daly. Additionally, the Icemen added defensemen Travis Jeke and Mark Esshaski, as well as rugged forward Garrett Klotz who stands at 6-6, 250-pounds…Forward Everett Clark leads the Icemen against the Everbaldes with two goals…Elgin Pearce leads the team with 20 points.

Icemen Team Leaders
Points: Elgin Pearce (20)
Goals:  Elgin Pearce (7)
Assists:  Elgin Pearce (13)
Plus/Minus:  Jimmy Lodge (+8)
Penalty Minutes:  Garet Hunt (62)
Power Play Goals:  Scott Savage (2)
Shorthanded Goals: Several tied (1)
Shots: Tanner Eberle (53)
Wins:  Colton Phinney (2)
Save %: Austin Lotz (.884)
GAA:  Austin Lotz (3.43)
Power Play: 27th 7-for-87 (8.0%)
Penalty Kill: 18th 85-for-104 (81.7%)
* Player not currently on roster
Upcoming Home Games

Saturday,  December 30, vs. Orlando, 7:00 p.m.  First 3,000 fans will receive an Everblades Calendar courtesy of Bokamper’s…Join us for dinner and hockey, as the kids 12 and under eat FREE in the Breakaway Sports Pub with the purchase of an adult entrée.


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.


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of the NHL’s Carolina Hurricanes