ESTERO, FL – Florida Everblades President & General Manager Craig Brush along with Head Coach Greg Poss announced Wednesday that the team has agreed to terms with defenseman Chase Golightly.
Golightly, 24, joins the Everblades having recently concluded his four-year collegiate career at Robert Morris University (AHA). The 5-10, 180-pound blueliner recorded a career high 24 points (5g, 19a) in 39 games during his senior campaign with the Colonials. The Temecula, CA native totaled 60 career points during his four-seasons at Robert Morris from 2012-2016.
Golightly becomes the second Robert Morris standout to join the Everblades in as many days. On Tuesday, the ‘Blades added forward Greg Gibson to an amateur tryout.
The Florida Everblades open up a two-game weekend set this Friday when they take on the Greenville Swamp Rabbits. Friday's puck drop is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Full promotional details for this weekend's games listed below.
Fans can also 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 presented by Wendy's! 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....Safeguard Shredding Services will also be bringing a truck on-site to Germain Arena. Fans can bring anything that needs to be shredded before the game and Safeguard Shredding Services will shred for FREE from 5:00-7:00 pm!
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 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.
2016-17 Season Ticket Plans Now Available: Full and flexible partial season ticket plans are currently available for the 2016-17 season. We offer several tickets packages designed 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###