Who: Florida Everblades (10-2-0-0, 21 pts,) vs. Gwinnett Gladiators (5-7-0-0, 10 pts,)Where: Germain ArenaWhen: 7:00 p.m.Tickets: Purchase Now Online CLICK HERE, or at the Century Link Box OfficeSeason Series: Everblades lead 2-1. Tonight marks the fourth of 12 meetings this season. All-Time Series: Florida leads 56-45-13Internet Radio: The IslandFM.net Internet Television: ECHLTV, courtesy of Neulion Promotions: Latino Heritage Night presented by Telemundo! The McDonald's Tailgate Party begins at 5:00 p.m. and features live music, along with bounce houses and face painting for the kids!
About Tonight's Game: The Everblades will be in search of their fifth consecutive victory tonight, as they continue to maintain the top spot in the East Division. Florida is led offensively by Adam Brace and Matt Mangene who each have posted 12 points on the year. Florida continues to receive consistent production form defenseman Mike Little who is currently riding a seven-game point scoring streak. Little has posted nine points (2g, 7a) during this current streak which began back on November 1. After making 26 saves in last night’s game to help lead the ‘Blades to a 6-4 win, Allen York has now won his last seven starts. York will once again get the start in net for the Everblades tonight.
The Everblades have allowed just eight power play goals against all season. However, six of those eight goals have been scored by the Gladiators who continue to find success on the power play against the ‘Blades. Gwinnett’s power play ranks first in the league on the road converting at 31.3%. Marshall Everson leads Gwinnett in scoring against Florida with six points (4g, 2a). Another player who has a knack for scoring goals against the Everblades is forward Brendan Walker. Three of Walker’s four goals have come against Florida. Garry Nunn leads the Gladiators in scoring with 13 points (1g, 12a).
Upcoming Home Games & Promotions
Wednesday December 10, 7:30 p.m. vs. Elmira Jackals -- Fans can enjoy $2 drafts, $2 Wines, and $2 hot dogs in the concourse all night long! Wednesday games are alsoCollege Nights! Students can receive a game ticket for just $5 with free parking when they present their College I.D.
Friday, December 12, 7:30 p.m. vs. Indy Fuel -- Community Service Night! .
Saturday, December 13, 7:00 p.m. vs. Indy Fuel -- Annual Teddy Bear Toss, presented by IBERIABANK! Fans are encouraged to bring a new or gently used stuffed animal to the game. When the Everblades score their first goal, fans may throw those stuffed toys onto to the ice to celebrate! The teddy bears and stuffed animals will be rounded up and delivered to local children's charities across the area for the Holidays. This is one of the biggest events of the year, so come be a part of it!
Game Tickets: Everblades tickets may be purchased at the Century Link Box Office located at Germain Arena, or at any Ticketmaster outlet, or online atwww.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.
The Everblades are the proud ECHL affiliateof the Carolina Hurricanes and Tampa Bay Lightning