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Allen York and Mike Cornell Return to Everblades

Tuesday, April 7th
Allen York and Mike Cornell Return to Everblades

ESTERO, FL – The Florida Everblades announced Tuesday that the Tampa Bay Lightning have reassigned goaltender Allen York (pictured left) to the Everblades from the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League. In addition, defenseman Mike Cornell (pictured right) has returned to the Everblades on loan from the Charlotte Checkers (AHL).

York, 25,rejoins the Everblades after posting a 2-3-1 record, a 3.26 goals against average, and a 0.895 save percentage in eight appearances with the Crunch this season.  York has also recorded a 16-4-3 record, with a 2.64 goals against average, a .903 save percentage, and four shutouts this season with Florida. On February 23, York was signed to a two-way NHL contract for this season by the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Last season, York registered a 4-4-2 record, a 2.65 goals against average, and a .912 save percentage in 12 AHL appearances last season split between stints with the Charlotte Checkers, Rockford IceHogs, Texas Stars, and Syracuse Crunch.

The 6-3, 194-pound netminder made 11 National Hockey League appearances with the Columbus Blue Jackets during the 2010-11 season netting a 3-2 record, 2.30 goals against average, and a .919 save percentage.  York was selected by Columbus in the sixth round of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.

Cornell, 27, returns to the ‘Blades after logging five points (1g, 4a) and 76 penalty minutes in 18 games with the Checkers during his recent AHL call up.  Cornell has 11 points (3g, 8a) with 141 penalty minutes in 44 AHL appearances this season split between Springfield, St. John’s, and Charlotte.  The 5-11 190-pound blueliner has posted (1g, 4a) and a minus-3 rating in 14 games played with the ‘Blades this season.

Last season, Cornell appeared in 35 games with Bridgeport (AHL) recording ten points (4g, 6a) and 78 penalty minutes. The Frankilin Massachusetts  native came to the ‘Blades late in the 2012-13 season after wrapping up a decorated four-year career at the University of Maine that saw the defender post six goals and 24 assists with a lifetime plus-7 rating.

As a result of these transactions, the Everblades have released goaltender Andy Iles and forward Mark McGowan.

The Everblades return to action on Thursday at Orlando. Game time is set for 7:00 p.m.PLAYOFF GAMES! The Everblades will host Games 1 & 2 of the first round of the Kelly Cup Playoffs on Friday, April 17 and Saturday, April 18.   The opponent will be announced at a later date.

Tickets for these two games are currently on sale at www.ticketmaster.com or at the Century Link Prism Box Office located at Germain Arena.

Upcoming Home Games & PromotionsFriday, April 10 vs. Orlando, 7:30 p.m.  – Fan Appreciation Weekend Opens up!Saturday, April 11 vs. Orlando, 7:00 p.m.  – Rally Card Giveaway, Team Awards CeremonyHearts & 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.

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.

Voucher 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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