ESTERO, FL – Florida Everblades President & General Manager Craig Brush along with Head Coach Brad Ralph announced Monday that the team has acquired forward Adam Brace from the Kalamazoo Wings as part of a three-team trade. The terms of the three-team deal are as follows:
Florida receives Adam Brace from the Kalamazoo Wings in exchange for forward Peter Schneider and defenseman Corey Syvret. Kalamazoo then sends Syvret to the Atlanta Gladiators in exchange for defenseman Blake Kessel.
Brace, 28, returns for his third stint with the Everblades. Brace began the season with the Orlando Solar Bears where he logged four points (1g, 3a) in seven games played. Brace was recently traded by Orlando to Kalamazoo on November 20.
Brace led the Everblades in scoring during the 2014-15 season posting a balanced 72 points (35g, 37a), earning him team MVP honors. Following his senior campaign at Robert Morris University in 2012-13, Brace collected six points (1g, 5a) in six games during his first tour with the Everblades.
Last season, the 5-10, 185-pound forward played in Europe with the Heilbronn Falcons (DEL-2) registering 63 points (28g, 35a) in 52 games. The Cobden, Ontario native has totaled eight points (3g, 5a) in 12 American Hockey League games split between the Charlotte Checkers and the Bridgeport Sound Tigers.
Schneider joins the K-Wings after logging four points (1g, 3a) in ten games this season. Syvret was in his second season with Florida, and now joins the Gladiators having logged two assists in 14 appearances.
The Everblades renew their battle for the Wawa Sunshine Cup against the rival Orlando Solar Bears on Friday night at the Amway Center. Puck drop is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. Eastern time. Fans can catch the game broadcast on WJBX News, Talk & More on 101.5-FM.104.3-FM, 770-AM or by CLICKING HERE Upcoming Home Games & PromotionsSaturday, December 3 vs. Orlando, 7:00 p.m. – Join us from 5-7 p.m. for the pregame tailgate featuring live music and bounce houses for the kids!
Wednesday, December 7 vs. Elmira, 7:30 p.m. – $2 Wednesdays! $2 Beers, Wines & Hot Dogs all night long! Wednesday's are also College Night. College students receive a $5 ticket w/ free parking when they present their College ID at Germain Arena.
Friday, December 9 vs. Elmira, 7:30 p.m. – Kids eat FREE in the Breakaway Sports Pub with the purchase of an adult entree!
Saturday, December 10 vs. Elmira, 7:00 p.m. – Annual IBERIABANK Teddy Bear Toss! Fans are encouraged to bring a new teddy bear or stuffed animal to the game to throw onto the ice when the Everblades score their first goal. All of the teddy bears will be rounded up and delivered to local children's charities for the holidays!
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
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.
Discounted Group Tickets: Bring your group of 10 or more to a game at a discounted price, and you ma also receive an Everblades souvenir! Group tickets are available for all home games. For more information on group tickets, call 239-948-7825.
This release courtesy of Fort Myers Technical College & Cape Coral Technical College
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