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Islanders Assign a Pair of Defensemen to Everblades

Friday, February 20th
Islanders Assign a Pair of Defensemen to Everblades

ESTERO, FL – The Florida Everblades announced today that the New York Islanders have assigned defensemen Jesse Graham (pictured left) and Kevin Czuczman (pictured right) to the Everblades from the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the American Hockey League.  (Photos courtesy of Puck Stopper Photography).Graham, 20, joins the Everblades after posting 19 points (3g, 16a) in 39 games played with Bridgeport this season.  The 5-11, 175-pound defenseman recorded 152 points during his four-year career in the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) split between the Niagara IceDogs and the Saginaw Spirit (2010-2014).   The Toronto, Ontario native was selected by the New York Islanders in the 6th round of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.

Czuczman (pronounced CHURCH-men), 24, brings some NHL experience to the Everblades roster.   The 6-3, 204-pound blueliner logged two assists in 13 games appearances with the NHL’s New York Islanders last season.  The Port Elgin, Ontario native has registered five points (1g, 4a) in 43 games played with Bridgeport this season.   Czuczman recorded 45 career points during this three-seasons played at Lake Superior State University (2011-2014).

Additionally, the Everblades activated defenseman Jordan Henry and forward Jeff Costello off the 21-day IR, and placed forward Andrew Huff on the 21-day IR.

Graham, Czuczman, Henry, and Costello are all expected to be in the lineup when the Everblades play host to the Orlando Solar Bears at 7:30 p.m.

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Upcoming Home Games & PromotionsSaturday, February 21, vs. Orlando, 7:00 p.m.   Scout Night!  It is also Pucks & night, which is a fundraiser for the Gulf Coast Humane Society!  $10 off each ticket sold through the fundraiser will be donated to the animals at the Gulf Coast Humane Society. Fundraising tickets may be purchased by CLICKING HEREMcDonald's Tailgate starts at 5:00 p.m. featuring live music, bounce houses and more!Hearts & Hockey Ticket Packs are now on sale for just $50!*T-Shirt*Autographed Puck*4-Endzone Ticket Vouchers which can be redeemed for any game this season.

To order, call 239-948-7825, or stop by the Everblades main office at Germain Arena. Hearts & Hockey Packs are also available on game nights at the Everblades information table located in the concourse.

Ticket InformationGame Tickets: Everblades tickets may be purchased at the Century Link Prism Box Office located at Germain Arena, or at any Ticketmaster outlet, or online atwww.ticketmaster.comDiscounted 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.

12 & 24 Game Ticket Packages are currently on sale!  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.

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