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Gameday Magazine: Stingrays at Everblades Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Wednesday, January 11th
Gameday Magazine: Stingrays at Everblades  Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Who: Florida Everblades (23-7-1-2, 49 pts) vs. South Carolina Stingrays (20-11-1-1, 42 pts)Where: Germain ArenaWhen: 7:30 p.m.Tickets: Purchase Now Online CLICK HERE, or at the Florida Community Bank Box OfficeSeason Series:  South Carolina leads 2-1-0.All-Time Series:  Florida leads 91-61-20Radio 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:  $2 Wednesday!  Enjoy $2 draft beers, $2 wines and $2 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.About Tonight’s Game: The Everblades enter the week winners of three in a row and remain atop the South Division. The Stingrays are one of the hottest teams in the league and will put their seven-game win streak on the line tonight.  South Carolina is currently tied with the Orlando Solar Bears for second place in the division, just seven points back of the Everblades. Tonight is the first of three meetings between the two rivals this week, and four-point swings will certainly be in play.Last Time Out:  Florida received third period tallies from Michael Ferrantino and Brant Harris to slip past the Manchester Monarchs by a score of 3-2 Saturday night at Germain Arena. With the win, the Everblades complete the three-game sweep of the Monarchs last week….South Carolina’s Jordan Ruby stopped 18 of 19 shots to help lead the Stingrays to a tight 2-1 victory at Atlanta on Sunday.

About the Everblades:  Yesterday the Everblades named Brant Harris as the team’s Captain for the remainder of the 2016-17 season.  The third-year pro enters tonight’s game riding a 12-game points streak, which is the second longest in the ECHL this season.  The highest was set by Atlanta’s Justin Buzzeo who registered a point in 13 straight games from Oct. 28-Nov. 15…Brendan O’Donnell has scored seven goals in the past seven games…The Everblades have collected points in 16 of their 18 home games.

Everblades Team LeadersPoints: Brendan O'Donnell (38)Goals:  Brendan O'Donnell (21)Assists: Michael Kirkpatrick, Brant Harris (22)Plus/Minus:  Michael Kirkpatrick (+15)Penalty Minutes: Curt Gogol (88)Power Play Goals:  Brant Harris (3)Shorthanded Goals: Several tied (1)Shots: Brendan O'Donnell (117)Wins: Anthony Peters (14)Save %:  Alex Nedeljcovic (.921)GAA: Alex Nedeljcovic (2.83)Power Play: 23rd, 15-for-118, (12.7%)Penalty Kill:  9th, 105-of-123 (85.4%)

About the Stingrays:  Kelly Zajac leads the Stingrays with 39 points and also leads South Carolina against Florida with five points (1g, 4a) in just three games played…Forward Rob Flick has registered ten goals in the last 13 games….Goaltender Parker Milner is currently ranked fifth in the ECHL with a 2.34 goals-against average…The Stingrays are the top defensive team in the league with a 2.52 goals-against per-game average.  The combination of sound defense and quality goaltending will make it all the more important for the ‘Blades to get off to a good start in all three games this week.

Stingrays Team LeadersPoints:  Kelly Zajac (39)Goals:  Rob Flick (16)Assists:  Kelly Zajac (29)Plus/Minus:  Steve Weinstein (+14)Penalty Minutes:  Marcus Perrier (97)Power Play Goals:  Several tied (3)Shorthanded Goals:  Several Tied (1)Shots:  Rob Flick (113)Wins:  Parker Milner (16)Save %:  Adam Carlson (0.920)GAA:  Adam Carlson (2.30)Power Play:  8th, 20-for-105 (19.0%)Penalty Kill:  6th, 103-of-120 (85.8%)Upcoming Home Games & PromotionsFriday,  January 13 vs. South Carolina7:30 p.m. – Kids eat FREE in the Breakaway Sports Pub with the purchase of an adult entree!

Saturday,  January 14 vs. South Carolina7:00 p.m. –  Canadian Night presented by TD Bank.  Poutine and Labatt Blue specials will also be available!  Pregame tailgate from 5-7 p.m. featuring live music and bounce houses.  A great night to bring the kids!

Friday,  January 20 vs. Orlando7:30 p.m. – Americana Night, present by Thompson Family Law!  Kids eat FREE in the Breakaway Sports Pub with the purchase of an adult entree!

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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