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Gameday Magazine: Swamp Rabbits at Everblades Friday, November 18, 2016

Friday, November 18th
Gameday Magazine: Swamp Rabbits at Everblades  Friday, November 18, 2016

Who: Florida Everblades (10-0-1-0) vs. Greenville Swamp Rabbits (3-4-2-0)Where: Germain ArenaWhen: 7:30 p.m.Tickets: Purchase Now Online CLICK HERE, or at the Florida Community Bank Box OfficeSeason Series: Florida leads 4-0-0All-Time Series:  Greenville leads 36-26-9Radio Broadcast:  WJBX (101.5-FM, 104.3-FM, 770-AM)Internet Radio:  Free online stream courtesy of WJBX  CLICK HEREInternet TV Broadcast:  ECHL.TV,  CLICK HERESpecial Promotions: Kids eat free in the Breakaway Sports Pub with the purchase of an adult entrée!  Tonight is also Harry Potter Night!  Harry Potter themed music, videos, games, and activities will take place tonight.About Tonight’s Game: The Everblades are off to a torrid start in 2016-17, and remain unbeaten in regulation this season.   In fact, the Everblades currently hold the highest win percentage (0.995) in all of North American professional hockey (NHL, AHL, ECHL, SPHL).  Greenville has dropped back-to-back contests, but were unbeaten in regulation in their previous five meetings.

Last Time Out:  After falling behind 2-0 in the second period, the Everblades rattled off six unanswered goals to defeat the Swamp Rabbits 6-2 at the Bons Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville Sunday afternoon. The win capped off a successful 4-0 road trip for the Everblades last week….Greenville’s 3-2 lead in the third period disappeared when the Solar Bears scored four unanswered tallies to defeat the Swamp Rabbits 7-4 Thursday morning in Orlando’s first-ever school day game.

About the Everblades:  Matt Berry leads the ‘Blades in scoring with 14 points and shares the team lead in goals (5) with John McCarron and Levko Koper…Florida has been stingy defensively to open up the season ranking first in the ECHL with a 1.82 goals-against per-game average… Following a four-point performance this past Sunday,  forward Mike Aviani was loaned to the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League…Daniel Altshuller is expected to start in goal this evening.  Altshuller currently leads the league with a 1.59 goals-against-average.

Everblades Team LeadersPoints: Matt Berry (14)Goals:  John McCarron, Levko Koper, Matt Berry (5)Assists: Matt Berry (9)Plus/Minus:  Matt Mackenzie (+12)Penalty Minutes: Dalton Smith (26)Power Play Goals:  Several players tied (1)Shorthanded Goals:  N/AShots: Matt Berry (39)Wins: Anthony Peters (6)Save %: Daniel Altshuller (.929)GAA: Daniel Altshuller (1.59)Power Play: 17th, 5-for-31, (16.1%)Penalty Kill:  8th, 25-of-29 (86.2%)

About the Swamp Rabbits:  Defenseman Joe Houk leads the Rabbits in scoring with seven points…Captain Bretton Cameron has scored twice against the Everblades this season….The Swamp Rabbits have scored 13 of their 22 goals in the second period. However, the team has been outscored 14-3 in the third period.

Greenville Team LeadersPoints: Joe Houk (7)Goals: Brandon Alderson (4)Assists: Joe Houk (6)Plus/Minus: Paul Zanette (+4)Penalty Minutes: Justin DaSilva, Brandon Alderson (14)Power Play Goals: Several tied(1)Shorthanded Goals: N/A (0)Shots:Justin DaSilva (23)Wins:  Brandon Halverson (3)**Save %Brandon Halverson (.943)**GAA: Brandon Halverson (1.70)**Power Play: 26th, 3-for-36, (8.3%)Penalty Kill: 9th, 31-of-36, (86.1%)**Denotes player currently in the AHL Upcoming Home Games & PromotionsSaturday, November 19 vs. Missouri7:00 p.m. – Swampee's Birthday!  Joins us for Swampee's birthday with all of his mascot friends!  Join us from 5-7 p.m. for the pregame tailgate featuring live music and bounce houses for the kids!  First 500 fans will receive a free ice cream courtesy of Molly Moos!

Ticket Information

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.com2016-17 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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