ESTERO, FL – Florida Everblades President & General Manager Craig Brush along with Head Coach Brad Ralph announced Thursday that forward John McCarron has been loaned to the St. John’s IceCaps of the American Hockey League (AHL). McCarron has signed a Professional Tryout Contract (PTO) with St. John’s.
McCarron 24, earns his AHL call up having registered 30 points in 29 games played with the Everblades this season. Earlier this week, McCarron was named to the 2017 ECHL All-Star Team roster.
McCarron posted 31 points (14g, 17a) and 68 penalty minutes in 51 appearances with the Wheeling Nailers (ECHL) last season. McCarron helped guide the Nailers to a Kelly Cup Finals appearance last spring collecting an impressive 23 points (11g, 12a) with 42 penalty minutes in just 25 postseason appearances. The 6-3, 220-pound forward also appeared in games last year with the AHL's Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. .
Prior to his professional career, the Macomb, Michigan native totaled 74 career points (27g, 47a) along with 216 penalty minutes in four seasons at Cornell University (2011-2015).
The Everblades play host to the Manchester Monarchs Friday at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday at 7:00 p.m. Promotional details listed below.Upcoming Home Games & PromotionsFriday, January 6 vs. Manchester, 7:30 p.m. – Kids eat FREE in the Breakaway Sports Pub with the purchase of an adult entree!
Saturday, December 7 vs. Manchester, 7:00 p.m. – The Fur Circus (pictured below) will perform during the intermissions and entertain fans throughout the night. Pregame tailgate from 5-7 p.m. featuring live music and bounce houses. A great night to bring the kids!
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 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
The Everblades are the proud ECHL affiliateof the NHL's Carolina Hurricanes###