ESTERO FL – Andy Iles stopped all 25 shots faced to lift the Florida Everblades to a 3-0 victory over the Cincinnati Cyclones Wednesday night at Germain Arena.
After a scoreless first, the Everblades got on the board at 4:47 of the second period. Mike Little directed a shot that was stopped by Cyclones netminder Rob Madore. The puck hopped up in the air and was swatted at in mid-air by Adam Brace. Brace batted the puck into the net behind Madore to give Florida the 1-0 lead.
Late in the middle frame, Litte set up the ‘Blades second goal. Little fired a shot from the point that was tipped and redirected into the net by Mitch Wahl to extend the Florida lead to 2-0.
In the third, Andy Iles continued to leave the Cyclones spinning, turning aside every shot that came his way.
The Everblades tacked on an empty net goal from Alex Lavoie to secure the 3-0 victory. The game marked the sixth time the Everblades have shutout an opponent this season.
Iles earned his second career shutout stopping all 25 shots faced. Madore was sharp, but takes the loss allowing two goals on 30 shots faced.
Florida will now hit the road for a three-game weekend road trip which opens on Friday in Greenville. Game time is set or 7:00 p.m.
Fans can listen to the game at www.theislandfm.net
Upcoming Home Games & Promotions
Wednesday, March 11, vs. Greenville, 7:30 p.m. -- $2 drafts, $2 wines, $2 hot dogs all night long in the concourse! It’s also College Night! College Students can purchase $5 tickets w/ free parking with college I.D.
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.
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.
Game 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.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.
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.