Who: Florida Everblades (46-15-2-5, 99 pts.) vs South Carolina Stingrays (44-19-1-6, 95 pts.)Where: Germain ArenaWhen: 7:00 p.m.Tickets: Purchase Now Online CLICK HERE, or at the Century Link Prism Box OfficeSeason Series: Reading leads 7-2-0-0All-Time Series: Florida leads 85-54-18Internet Radio: The IslandFM.net Internet Television: ECHLTV, courtesy of Neulion
About Tonight’s Game: The Everblades can clinch the East Division title with a win tonight and a Reading loss in Orlando this evening. The Stingrays are without question the hottest team in the ECHL having won 27 of their last 28 games. South Carolina recently put together an ECHL record 24-game win streak which was snapped at Indy last Saturday (March 28).
Last Time Out: The Reading Royals scored two third periods goals to pull away from the Everblades by a 5-3 score Friday night at Germain Arena. The Royals grabbed both meetings this week, and claimed the season series 5-1…Michal Cajovsky’s goal just 25 seconds into overtime sealed a 3-2 victory for the Stingrays over the Orlando Solar Bears last night at the Amway Center.
About the Everblades: Goaltender Alex Nedeljkovic (pronounced NUH-dell-KO-vich)will once again get the start in goal tonight for Florida. Captain Jordan Henry had his impressive eight-game point streak snapped in last night’s loss to Reading. Henry had posted nine points during this stretch which began back on March 5.
About the Stingrays: South Carolina leads the league with 25 road wins this season (25-8-2). The Stingrays continue to boast the league’s top goaltending tandem with Adam Morrison (1.88 GAA) and Jeff Jakaitis (1.98 GAA) who rank first and second respectively in the league in goals against average. Jakaitis also leads the ECHL in shutouts with six. Wayne Simpson and Andrew Rowe share the team lead in points with 54.
Upcoming Home Games & Promotions
Friday, 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.
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.
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.