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'Blades Receive Geoff Walker from Syracuse

Tuesday, April 1st
'Blades Receive Geoff Walker from Syracuse

ESTERO, FL – The Florida Everblades announced Tuesday that forward Geoff Walker has been assigned to the team from the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League.

Walker, 26, joins the Everblades after registering eight points (6g, 2a) and 56 penalty minutes in 43 games played with the Crunch this season.  The 6-3, 225-pound forward has posted 118 points (47g, 71g) and 382 penalty minutes in 269 career AHL games split between Manchester (2009-10), Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (2010-12), Lake Erie (2012-13), and Syracuse (2013-14).

The Charlottetown, PEI native has played parts of two seasons with the Ontario Reign (ECHL) totaling 71 points (28g, 43a) in 94 games. In addition, he concluded his final two seasons with the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League’s Prince Edward Island Rocket with back-to-back 80+ point seasons from 2006-08.

Walker is expected to be available to play for Wednesday’s game against South Carolina. Game time is set for 7:30 p.m. at Germain Arena.  Fans can enjoy $2 hot dogs, $2 Bud Light Drafts, and $2 Barefoot Wines all night long!  Wednesday is also College Night!  Ladies get in free, while guys receive a $5 ticket when they present their college I.D. to the Capital Bank Box Office.

The two teams will also meet on Saturday (April 5) at 7:00 p.m.  and again on Sunday (April 6)  at 5:00 p.m.

Game Tickets: Everblades tickets may be purchased at the Capital Bank Box Office located at Germain Arena, or at any Ticketmaster outlet, or online at www.ticketmaster.com

Discounted Group Tickets: Bring your group of 10 or more to a game at a discounted price, and also receive an Everblades souvenir! Group tickets are available for all home games. For more information on group tickets, call 239-948-7825.

2014-15 Ticket Packages are currently on sale! Full season and 12-game, and 24-game options are also available! All packages save you money from the box office price, and come with many great benefits.  For more information call  239-948-7825, or stop by the Everblades Main Office located at Germain Arena, Monday—Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Broadcast Information: All ‘Blades games will be broadcast live online at www.floridaeverblades.com  and on the Everblades’ app for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, with a video webcast available through America ONE, the official broadband and mobile broadcaster of the ECHL, at www.americaonesports.com

The Everblades are the proud ECHL affiliateof the Carolina Hurricanes and TampaBay Lightning.

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