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Brendan O'Donnell Returns for Second Season

Tuesday, September 20th
Brendan O'Donnell Returns for Second Season

ESTERO, FL -- Florida Everblades President and General Manager Craig Brush along with Head Coach Brad Ralph announced Tuesday that the team has agreed to terms with forward Brendan O’Donnell for the 2016-17 season.

O’Donnell, 24, returns for his second season with the Everblades after an impressive 37-point (17g, 20a) rookie campaign in 2015-16.  O’Donnell ended the season on a high note, tying an Everblades team record by a scoring a goal in nine consecutive games. The original record was set by Keith Anderson during the 2003-04 season.

“Brendan brings tremendous speed to our team,” said Ralph. “He has the skill and scoring ability to be an elite player at this level.  Brendan had a strong finish last season, and he will use that experience to have success early this year.”

Prior to joining the Everblades, the 6-0, 193-pound forward totaled a balanced 55 points (27g, 28a) during his four-year collegiate career at the University of North Dakota from 2011-2015.

The Winnipeg, Manitoba native was selected by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the sixth-round of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.

O'Donnell becomes the fourteenth addition to the Everblades roster for the 2016-17 season  CLICK HERE to view the complete current roster

----Opening Weekend is October 14 & 15  The Florida Everblades open up their 19thseason of hockey at home at Germain Arena on Friday, October 14 against the Greenville Swamp Rabbits beginning at 7:30 p.m. The first 5,000 fans will receive a free Everblades magnet schedule courtesy of Jack's Cleaning.  The two teams will meet again on Saturday, October 15 with a 7:00 p.m. start time.

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 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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

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