Gameday Magazine: Americans at Everblades Friday, February 9, 2018

February 9, 2018

 

Who: Florida Everblades (32-9-1-4, 69 pts) vs. Allen Americans (24-18-4-2, 54 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:  First Meeting
All-Time Series: Allen leads 1-0-0
Radio Broadcast:  WJBX 101.5, 104.3, 770-AM
Internet Radio:   CLICK HERE Courtesy of WJBX Radio
Internet TV Broadcast:  CLICK HERE 
Tonight’s Promotions: Kids eat free in the Breakaway Sports Pub with the purchase of an adult entrée. Bottomless all-you-can-eat popcorn is also available tonight!  Both of these offers are good for every Friday game for the remainder of the regular season! The team will wear special pink jerseys for Pink in the Rink Weekend!

About Tonight’s Game: The Allen Americans make their second ever trip to Southwest Florida. The Americans defeated the Everblades 3-2 in their only other appearance at Germain Arena back on January 25, 2017.  Allen is unbeaten in their last five contests (4-0-0-1).  The Americans are third in the Western Conference’s Mountain Division. Meanwhile, the Everblades currently hold the top spot overall in the ECHL with 69 points and hold a four-point edge over South Carolina for first place in the South Division.  Florida is 3-2-0-1 against Western Conference teams this season.

About the Everblades:  Forward Dave Dziurzynski who returned to the team from the AHL’s Utica Comets on Tuesday, was recalled once again by Utica this afternoon…Justin Kea is currently riding a six-game point streak…John McCarron’s four-game goal scoring streak was snapped on Wednesday in Orlando. However, McCarron has recorded nine goals in the last nine games.

Everblades Team Leaders
Points: Stephen MacAulay (42)
Goals:  Stephen MacAulay (20)
Assists: John McCarron (22)
Plus/Minus:  Logan Roe (+24)
Penalty Minutes: Mitchell Heard (107)
Power Play Goals:  Mitchell Heard, Stephen MacAulay (5)
Shorthanded Goals: John McCarron (4)
Shots: Clark Seymour (117)
Wins: Martin Ouellette (18)
Save %:  Martin Ouellette (.914)
GAA: Martin Ouellette (2.37)
Power Play: 11th, 33-for-180 (18.3%)
Penalty Kill:  4th, 174-for-202 (86.1%)

About the Americans: Former Everblade Casey Pierro-Zabotel leads the Americans in scoring with 52 points (13g, 39a). Pierro-Zabotel’s 39 assists leads the ECHL…David Makaowski has been a force on the power play this season and is tied for the league lead with 17 power play assists…The Americans lead the league with 1,045 penalty minutes…Allen is 19-4-1 when scoring first in games this season.

Americans Team Leaders
Points:  Casey Pierro-Zabotel (52)
Goals:  Alex Guptill  (19)
Assists: Casey Pierro-Zabotel  (39)
Plus/Minus:  Alex Guptill (+26)
Penalty Minutes: Bryan Moore (135)
Power Play Goals:  Eric Roy, Joel Chouinard (6)
Shorthanded Goals: Evan Jasper, Joe Houk (1)
Shots:  David Makowski (166)
Wins:  Jeremy Brodeur (13)
Save %:  Jeremy Brodeur (.924)
GAA:  Riley Gill (2.64)
Power Play:  9th, 39-for-206 (18.9%)
Penalty Kill:  22nd, 172-for-214 (80.4%))

Upcoming Home Games

Saturday,  February 10, vs. Allen, 7:00 p.m. Pink in the Rink, presented by Radiology Regional Center continues as the team will wear the special pink jerseys.  The jerseys will be auctioned off following the game to benefit local cancer charities.  Also from 5-7 p.m., join us for the pregame tailgate party featuring live music and bounces houses for the kids!

 

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
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