Gameday Magazine: Swamp Rabbits at Everblades Friday, February 2, 2018

February 2, 2018

 

Who: Florida Everblades (30-9-1-3, 64 pts) vs. Greenville Swamp Rabbits (19-22-3-1, 42 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:  Greenville leads  1-0-0
All-Time Series: Greenville leads 39-31-13
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:  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!

About Tonight’s Game: The Everblades return home after an eight-game swing on the road and continue to hold the top spot in the division with a five-point lead over second place South Carolina.  The Swamp Rabbits are in fifth place just two points back of fourth place Orlando.  Tonight marks the second of seven meetings on the season between the two clubs.  The Swamp Rabbits took the first meeting back on November 30, with a 5-4 shootout win at the Bons Scours Wellness Arena.

About the Everblades:  Forward Stephen MacAulay returned to the Everblades lineup in Sunday’s game at Worcester.  MacAulay leads the Everblades with a balanced 40 points (20g, 20a)…Rookie forward Joe Cox is tied for first in the league among rookies with a plus-minus at +19…After several weeks of dealing with injuries and call-ups at the forward position, the Everblades are back to full strength numbers up front with the recent returns of John McCarron, Kyle Neuber, Matt Berry and Nolan Laporte… The Everblades are tied for the league lead with 11 shorthanded goals.

Everblades Team Leaders
Points: Stephen MacAulay (40)
Goals:  Stephen MacAulay (20)
Assists: John McCarron (21)
Plus/Minus:  Logan Roe, Joe Cox (+19)
Penalty Minutes: Mitchell Heard (107)
Power Play Goals:  Mitchell Heard, Stephen MacAulay (5)
Shorthanded Goals: John McCarron (3)
Shots: Clark Seymour (114)
Wins: Martin Ouellette (17)
Save %:  Martin Ouellette (.912)
GAA: Martin Ouellette (2.30)
Power Play: 11th, 32-for-171 (18.7%)
Penalty Kill:  4th, 165-for-193 (85.5%)

About the Swamp Rabbits: Forward Caleb Herbert’s 44 points is sixth best in the league…Herbert and teammate Branden Trook each registered three-point outings in the first meeting with Florida on November 30…Greenville’s Evan Jasper is second among rookies with right power play assists…Greenville’s roster features former Everblades Carter Sandlak and Curt Gogol.  Gogol will not play this weekend due to an injury.

Swamp Rabbits Team Leaders
Points:  Caleb Herbert (44)
Goals:  Caleb Herbert (19)
Assists:  Caleb Herbert (25)
Plus/Minus:  Dawson Leedahl, Caleb Herbert (+9)
Penalty Minutes: Jack Nevins (133)
Power Play Goals:  Caleb Herbert (4)
Shorthanded Goals: Evan Jasper, Joe Houk (1)
Shots:  Branden Troock (136)
Wins:  Ty Rimmer (11)
Save %:  Ty Rimmer (.905)
GAA:  Ty Rimmer (3.70)
Power Play:  5th, 38-for-194 (19.6%)
Penalty Kill:  26th, 151-for-198 (76.3%)

 

Upcoming Home Games

Saturday,  February 3, vs. Greenville, 7:00 p.m. From 5-7 p.m., join us for the pregame tailgate part featuring live music and bounces houses for the kids!

Friday,  February 9, vs. Allen, 7:30 p.m.  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!

Saturday,  February 10, vs. Allen, 7:00 p.m. Pink in the Rink 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.

 

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