Photo Courtesy of Mark Seliger
ESTERO, FL – Florida Everblades President & General Manager Craig Brush along with Head Coach Greg Poss announced Tuesday that the team has agreed to terms with defenseman Joe McNamara to an amateur tryout contract (ATO).
McNamara, 22, joins the Everblades after recording 21 assists in 34 games played with the College of the Holy Cross (Holy Cross / AHA) this season. The 6-0, 171-pound blueliner totaled 56 career points (4g, 52a) during his four-year collegiate career with the Crusaders from 2012-2016.
Additionally, the Everblades have released forward Jeff Jones, while forward Erik Karlsson has been recalled to the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League. Karlsson was scoreless in three games played with the Everblades last week.
The Florida Everblades return to the ice on Friday night when they will travel to the North Charleston Coliseum to take on the South Carolina Stingrays in a matchup of the top two teams in the South Division. Puck drop is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. Eastern time. Fans can catch the game broadcast on 770 AM or online by CLICKING HEREUpcoming Everblades Home Games
Friday, March 25 vs. Greenville, 7:30 p.m. – KIDS NIGHT! Kids eat FREE in the Breakaway Sports Pub with the purchase of an adult entree! The first 200 kids through the gates will receive an Everblades /Wendy's giveaway! Options include jerseys, coolers, and back packs!
Saturday, March 26 vs. Greenville, 7:00 p.m. – Guns N' Hoses night. It's a hockey double-header as local police and fire fighters battle it out on the ice at 5:15 p.m. Then at 7:00 p.m. the Everblades will wear special Guns N' Hoses themed jerseys which will be auctioned off following the game. A ticket to the Everblades game gets you into the Guns N' Hoses game for free. Pregame tailgate party featuring live music, bounce houses and face painting begins at 5:00 p.m.
Ticket InformationGame Tickets: Everblades tickets may be purchased at the Florida Community Bank Box Office located at Germain Arena, or at any Ticketmaster outlet, or online at www.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.
Partial Season Ticket Packages: Flexible partial season ticket plans are available to help 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###