ESTERO, FL — The Florida Everblades are pleased to announce that WJBX News, Talk & More will be the radio home for Florida Everblades Hockey for the 2016-17 season.
WJBX programming broadcasts on 101.5-FM (Bonita Springs/Naples), 104.3-FM (Fort Myers) and AM-770. In addition to airing games locally in Southwest Florida, WJBX will also provide an online webstream for all game broadcasts on the station’s website wjbxnewstalk.com
WJBX News, Talk & More is owned and operated by the Beasley Broadcasting Group Inc. of Southwest Florida. The station is based in Estero, Florida.
“We are extremely excited to continue our partnership with Beasley Broadcasting for our game broadcasts this season,” said Everblades Vice President of Business Development Chris Palin. “It is important for our fans to have the opportunity to follow the team during the season. WJBX’s three-signal network, including two FM signals, will immediately expand our coverage throughout the market, while also providing a webstream service for all fans outside of our area.”
Alex Reed will return for his sixth season as the “Voice of the Everblades.” Longtime Everblades great Ernie Hartlieb will join Reed in the broadcast boost for select home game broadcasts.
Fans who wish to watch the games online may do so at ECHL.TV on a subscription basis courtesy of Neulion. Early bird packages are currently available.
The Everblades open the 2016-17 regular season at home tomorrow and Saturday against the Greenville Swamp Rabbits. Full opening weekend details listed below.
----Opening Weekend October 14 & 15! The Florida Everblades open up their 19th season 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. Fans are encouraged to wear white for our "white out" theme. 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.
Special Offer! Purchase any new ticket package for the 2016-17 season, and receive a $20 gift card from Ford's Garage! Locations include Cape Coral, Downtown Fort Myers and Miromar Outlets in Estero.
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.
This release Courtesy of Fort Myers Technical College & Cape Coral Technical College
The Everblades are the proud ECHL affiliateof the NHL's Carolina Hurricanes###