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Gameday Magazine: Solar Bears at Everblades Friday, January 20, 2017

Friday, January 20th
Gameday Magazine: Solar Bears at Everblades  Friday, January 20, 2017

Who: Florida Everblades (25-8-1-2) vs. Orlando Solar Bears (20-13-4-2)Where: Germain ArenaWhen: 7:30 p.m.Tickets: Purchase Now Online CLICK HERE, or at the Florida Community Bank Box OfficeSeason Series: Florida leads 4-2-0All-Time Series:  Florida leads 39-17-3Radio 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: Americana Night presented by Thompson Family Law!  There is a burger and brew special for just $10 in the Breakaway Sports Pub!  Kids also eat FREE w/ the purchase of an adult entrée!About Tonight’s Game: The two in-state rivals open up a weekend home-and-home set tonight in another Wawa Sunshine Cup Series match-up. The two teams will meet again on Saturday at the Amway Center in Orlando.  Florida leads the Sunshine Cup Series eight points to four points.  At the halfway point of the season, the Everblades maintain a seven-point lead over the Solar Bears for the top spot in the South Division.

Last Time Out:  Florida surrendered a 2-0 third period lead as the South Carolina Stingrays rallied for a 3-2 victory last Saturday at Germain Arena…Orlando is coming off a wild 9-6 victory over the Alaska Aces in Anchorage on Saturday.  Joe Perry and Alex Gacek each finished with four points to help the Bears close out the six game western road swing with a 3-3 mark.

About the Everblades:  Florida is 12-1-1-1 at home against in South Division foes, and has collected points in 18 of its 21 home games this season...Anthony Peters is expected to make his eighth straight start this evening. Peters is ranked fifth in the league with 16 wins.  Earlier today, Michael Reed was added as an Emergency Backup Goaltender and will backup Peters this evening.

Everblades Team LeadersPoints: Brendan O'Donnell (41)Goals:  Brendan O’Donnell (22)Assists:  Brant Harris (24)Plus/Minus:  Michael Kirkpatrick (+16)Penalty Minutes: Curt Gogol (93)Power Play Goals:  Brant Harris (3)Shorthanded Goals: Several tied (1)Shots: Brendan O'Donnell (127)Wins: Anthony Peters (16)Save %:  Anthony Peters (.893)GAA: Anthony Peters (3.00)Power Play: 24th, 17-for-135, (12.6%)Penalty Kill:  16th, 111-of-138 (84.8%)About the Solar Bears:  Joe Perry has found success against the Everblades this season, and leads Orlando against Florida with 7 points (4g, 7a)…Florida will need to be careful on the power play this evening as the Solar Bears are second in the ECHL with nine shorthanded goals…Orlando also leads the Eastern Conference with 574 penalty minutes

Solar Bears Team LeadersPoints:  Denver Manderson (42)Goals:  Joe Perry (21)Assists:  Denver Manderson (31)Plus/Minus:   Austin Block (+15)Penalty Minutes:  Nicholas Brouillard (53)Power Play Goals:   Joe Perry, Patrick Watling (4)Shorthanded Goals:  Eric Faille, Brett Findlay (3)Shots:  Denver Manderson (133)Wins:  Ryan Massa (11)Save %:  Jay Williams (0.924)GAA:  Jay Williams (3.09)Power Play:  11th, 32-for-175 (18.3%)Penalty Kill:  26th, 120-of-155 (77.4%)Upcoming Home Games & PromotionsWednesday, January 25 vs. Allen7:30 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.  Wednesday's game marks the first ever meeting between the two clubs!

Wednesday, February 1 vs. Greenville7:30 p.m. – Yet another $2 Wednesday! $2 Beers, Wines & Hot Dogs all night long!   College students receive a $5 ticket w/ free parking when they present their College ID at Germain Arena.

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 an Everblades jersey t-shirt and 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 may 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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