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John McCarron Returns from AHL

Friday, February 3rd
John McCarron Returns from AHL

ESTERO, FL – Florida Everblades President & General Manager Craig Brush along with Head Coach Brad Ralph announced Friday that forward John McCarron has been returned from the St. John’s IceCaps of the American Hockey League (AHL). McCarron has been released from his Professional Tryout Contract (PTO) with St. John’s.

McCarron 24, was scoreless with two penalty minutes in three games played during his call up with St. John’s.  McCarron now returns to Florida where he has registered 30 points in 29 games played with the Everblades this season.  McCarron was named to the 2017 ECHL All-Star Team roster, but did not play because he was in the AHL with the IceCaps.

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 games.  The 6-3, 220-pound forward also appeared in 12 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).

McCarron is expected to be available for tonight’s game against the Atlanta Gladiators in Duluth, Georgia.  Game time is set for 7:35 p.m.

Fans can catch the game broadcast on WJBX News, Talk & More on 101.5-FM.104.3-FM, 770-AM or by CLICKING HERE  Fans can also watch the game online at ECHL.TV

Upcoming Home Games & PromotionsFriday, February, 10 vs. Atlanta7:30 p.m. – Kids eat free in the Breakaway Sports pub with the purchase of an adult entree.

Saturday, February, 11 vs. Atlanta7:00 p.m. – Pink in the Rink night, present by Radiology Regional.  The team will wear special pink jerseys which will be auctioned off following the game.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.comSpecial 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.  We offer several tickets packages designed to help fit your budget and schedule.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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