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GAMEDAY MAGAZINE: Nailers at Everblades

Wednesday, November 18th
GAMEDAY MAGAZINE: Nailers at Everblades

Who: Florida Everblades (11-4-0-0, 22 pts.) vs. Wheeling Nailers (7-5-1-0, 15 pts)Where: Germain ArenaWhen: 7:30 p.m.Tickets: Purchase Now Online CLICK HERE, or at the Florida Community Bank Box OfficeSeason Series: Tonight is the first of three meetings between the two teams this season. All three meetings will take place this week at Germain ArenaAll-Time Series:  Florida leads 12-6-0Radio Broadcast: 770 AM (WJBX-AM) Internet 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:  $2 draft beers, $2 wines, and $2 hot dogs all night long!   Wednesday is also College Night! $5 tickets with free parking for all college students when they present their college ID at Germain Arena!

About Tonight’s Game: The Everblades (11-4-0-0, 22 pts) enter tonight’s contest riding a five-game winning streak, and sit atop both the South Division and Eastern Conference standings.  The Nailers (7-5-1-0, 15 pts) make their first trip to Germain Arena since November of 2011, and will be looking to extend their unbeaten streak to four games tonight.   The Nailers currently rank first in the North Division.

Last Time Out: Daniel Altshuller stopped all 21 shots faced to lead the Everblades to a 3-0 victory over the Idaho Steelheads Saturday Night at Germain Arena…Wheeling’s Riley Brace scored twice to lift the Nailers to a 4-2 home victory over the Evansville IceMen at WesBanco Arena in Wheeling, West Virginia on Sunday.

About the Everblades:  On Sunday, forward Mike Aviani was loaned to the San Jose Barracuda of the American Hockey League. Aviani had shared the team lead in scoring (15 pts) with Matt Marquardt and Matt Willows and boasted a team best eight goals this season…Despite losing a forward, the Everblades gained one right back with the addition of Carter Sandlak, who was assigned to the team on Monday from the AHL’s Charlotte Checkers. The 6-2, 205-pound forward posted three points in three appearances with the Everblades last season. In addition, Sandlak recorded four points with 69 penalty minutes in 44 games played with Charlotte last year… The Everblades special teams have been special through the first 15 games of the season.  Heading into tonight’s game, the Everblades sport the league’s top power play (28.6%) and top penalty kill (91.9%).

Everblades Team LeadersPoints: Matt Marquardt, Matt Willows (15)Goals: Brant Harris (6)Assists: Matt Marquardt, Matt Willows 10)Plus/Minus:  Mark Nemec (+9)Penalty Minutes: Corey Cowick (34)Power Play Goals:  Several tied (2)Shorthanded Goals:  Brant Harris (1)Shots: Ethan Werek (49)Wins: Daniel Altshuller (7)Save %: Daniel Altshuller (.942)GAA: Daniel Altshuller (1.50)Power Play:  1st, 16-for-56(28.6%)Penalty Kill:  1st, 57-of-62 (91.9%)

About the Nailers:  Forward Jarrett Burton is tied for second in the ECHL with eight goals, and is tied for the team lead in scoring with Riley Brace (13 points).  Brace reached the 100-point plateau in his career last Friday against the Reading Royals  Brace is the cousin of former Everblades forward Adam Brace…Goaltender Franky Palazzese is 5-2-0-0, and is ranked 14th in the league with a 2.44 goals against average

Nailers Team LeadersPoints: Jarrett Burton (13), Riley Brace (13)Goals: Jarrett Burton (8)Assists: Riley Brace (8)Plus/Minus: Clark Seymour (+8), Mike Gunn (+8)Penalty Minutes: Shane Bakker (29), Patrick McGrath (29)Power Play Goals: Jarrett Burton (2)Shorthanded Goals: Sahir Gill (1), Clark Seymour (1)Shots: John McCarron (47)Wins: Franky Palazzese (5)Save %: Franky Palazzese (.903)GAA: Franky Palazzese (2.44)Power Play: 13th, 10-for-58 (17.2%)Penalty Kill:  23rd, 40-of-50 (80.0%)Upcoming Home Games This WeekWednesday, November 18  vs. Wheeling Nailers7:30 p.m. – $2 drafts, $2 wines, $2 hot dogs all night long!  Wednesday is College Night! $5 tickets with free parking with College ID

Friday, November 20  vs. Wheeling Nailers7:30 p.m. – Kids eat free in Breakaway Sports Pub with purchase on an adult entree.

Saturday, November 21  vs. Wheeling Nailers7:00 p.m. – Latino Heritage Night presented by Telemundo!   Tailgate Party from 5-7 p.m. featuring bounce houses, face painting and live music.

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. .

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

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