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GAMEDAY MAGAZINE: Idaho at Florida

Saturday, November 14th
GAMEDAY MAGAZINE:  Idaho at Florida

Who: Florida Everblades (10-4-0-0, 20 pts.) vs. Idaho Steelheads (4-6-3-0, 11 pts)Where: Germain ArenaWhen: 7:00 p.m.Tickets: Purchase Now Online CLICK HERE, or at the Florida Community Bank Box OfficeSeason Series: Florida leads 1-0-0-0.  Tonight is the second of five meetings between the two teams.All-Time Series:  Idaho leads 4-3-0Radio Broadcast: 770 AM (WJBX-AM) Game will be joined in progress tonightInternet Radio:  Free online stream available at ECHL.TV (once on page, click the headphone icon to access stream).  Internet Television: ECHLTV, courtesy of Neulion Special Promotions:  Veterans Night presented by The National Coalition for Patriots.There will be a postgame jersey auction of the Military themed jerseys the Everblades will be wearing. Military personnel can receive a $5 savings off the day of game price when they present their Military ID at the Florida Community Bank Box Office.About Tonight’s Game: Tonight will be Veteran’s Night at Germain Arena. Thank you to all of those who have served our country.  The Everblades (10-4-0-0, 20 pts) will be looking for their fifth consecutive victory this evening.  Florida currently holds the top spot in the South Division, as well as overall in the ECHL. Meanwhile the Steelheads (4-6-2-0, 11 pts) are looking to snap a five-game winless streak (0-3-2-0). Four of Idaho’s last five games have been decided by just one goal.Series History: Florida leads 1-0-0-0.  Tonight marks the second of five meetings between the two teams this season. Idaho leads the all-time series with a 4-3-0 record.  The two teams also faced one another in the 2004 Kelly Cup Finals, with the Steelheads winning the first of their two league championships four games to one over the Everblades.

About Last Night’s Game:  The Steelehads jumped out to a 2-0 lead after one period of play. However, in the second period Matt Marquardt, Brant Harris, and Matt Willows combined to net three straight goals for the ‘Blades to take a 3-2 advantage. Idaho grabbed a tying tally from Rob Linsmayer late in the middle frame to even things up heading into the third. Both teams traded chances in the final stanza of regulation, but neither could find the back of the net, sending the game to overtime.  In the extra session, Matt Willows tipped and redirected an Ethan Werek shot into the Idaho net to seal the 4-3 overtime victory for the Everblades.

About the Everblades: Matt Marquardt leads the Everblades in scoring with 15 points and ranks second overall in the league. Mike Avianl continues to lead the ECHL with eight goals scored this season. Aviani had his three-game goal scoring steak snapped in last night’s contest…Daniel Altshuller is expected to get the start in goal tonight for Florida.  Altshuller ranks third in the ECHL with a 1.71 goals against average, while teammate Anthony Peters also boasts a 1.71 goals against average and stands fourth in the league….Newcomer Matt Corrente recorded an assist in his Everblades and ECHL debut last night…Despite a sluggish start last night, the Everblades have outscored their opponents 20-7 in the first period of games this season.

Everblades Team LeadersPoints: Matt Marquardt (15)Goals: Mike Aviani (8)Assists: Matt Marquardt (10)Plus/Minus:  Mark Nemec (+8)Penalty Minutes: Mike Cornell* (49)Power Play Goals:  Justin Agosta* (3)Shorthanded Goals:  Brant Harris (1)Shots: Ethan Werek (45)Wins: Daniel Altshuller (6)Save %: Anthony Peters (.939)GAA: Anthony Peters & Daniel Altshuller (1.71)Power Play:  1st, 15-for-52(28.8%)Penalty Kill:  2nd, 54-of-59 (91.5%)

About the Steelheads:  Colton Beck logged three assists in last night’s game which now gives him the overall league lead in scoring with 16 points…Rob Linsmayer extended his point scoring streak to eight games last night.  Linsmayer has recorded 12 points (2g, 10a) during this stretch which began back on October 30…The Steelheads have had a league-high four games decided in overtime or shootout this season.Steelheads LeadersPoints:  Colton Beck (16)Goals:  Colton Beck (9)Assists:  Colton Beck,  Rob Linsmayer (10)Plus/Minus:  Brandon Magee (+5)Penalty Minutes:  Andrew Carroll (28)Power Play Goals:  Colton Beck, Jefferson Dahl (2)Shorthanded Goals:  Jefferson Dahl (1)Shots:  Andre Bouvet-Morrisette (40)Wins:  Philippe Desrosiers (2)Save %:  Philippe Desrosiers (.911)GAA:  Philippe Desrosiers (2.86)Power Play: 22nd, 7-for-55 (12.7%)Penalty Kill: 11th, 51-of-60 (85.0%)

Ticket Information

Game Tickets: Everblades tickets may be purchased at the Florida Community Bank 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.

Full and Partial Season Ticket Packages: We off full and partial season ticket plans that will save your money and fit your budget and schedule. . For more information, call 239-948-7825, or stop by the team's main office located at Germain Arena from Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Fans may also stop by our sales tables located in the concourse at Everblades games. .

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Bowling with the Blades Charity Event Takes Place This Sunday!

Sunday, November 15, 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Pin Street Bowling Center located at 4140 Fowler Street in Fort Myers(Everblades players will arrive at 1:30 p.m.)

Bowling with Blades is a bowling event benefiting Bowlers to Veterans Link (BVL), which is an organization offering support to veterans in Southwest Florida VA hospitals, nursing homes and clinics. BVL is a nationally recognized organization supported by the US Bowling Congress and bowlers nationwide.

Come out and support a great cause, while meeting a couple of the Everblades players, who will take part in the bowling!

SPECIAL BOWLING / GAME TICKET OFFER:  Fans can bowl in this Sunday’s event and attend an Everblades hockey game next weekend for either of the games played on November 20 & 21 against the Wheeling Nailers.  The Bowling and Everblades game package is just $30, and a portion of each package sold will benefit The Bowlers to Veterans Link.  To purchase, or for more information, contact Amber Falde with the Everblades at 239-948-7825, ext. 1060.

The Everblades are the proud ECHL affiliateof the NHL's Carolina Hurricanes###

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