ESTERO, FL – Florida Everblades President and General Manager Craig Brush along with Head Coach Greg Poss announced today that the team has agreed to terms with goaltender Matt Ginn (pictured above) on an amateur tryout contract (ATO). In addition, goaltender Anthony Peters was loaned to the Rochester Americans, while forward Nicolas Deschamps has been assigned to the Everblades from the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League. Photo Courtesy of Craig Houtz)
Ginn, 24, joins the ‘Blades after concluding his senior season at The College of the Holy Cross (AHA) where hs posted a 12-13-5 record with a 2.10 goals against average and a .931 save percentage. The 5-11, 176-pound netminder was recently named an first team All Atlantic Hockey selection.
Deschamps, 25, joins the Everblades after logging an assist in 11 games played with Syracuse this season. Deschamps appeared in three NHL contests last season with Washington.
Peters, 24, heads to Rochester after posting a 2-0 record with the ‘Blades in the past week, which includes a 32-save shutout in Greenville last Friday in his pro debut.
Upcoming Home Games & Promotions
Friday, March 13, vs. Greenville, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 14, vs. Greenville, 7:00 p.m. -- Guns N Hoses Night! Come watch local police and firefighters battle it out on the ice at 5:15 p.m. The Everblades will wear special Guns N Hoses jerseys which will be auctioned off following the game for charity.Hearts & Hockey Ticket Packs are still available for just $50!*T-Shirt*Autographed Puck*4-Endzone Ticket Vouchers which can be redeemed for any game this season.
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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.