ESTERO, FL -- Florida Everblades forward Michael Kirkpatrick is the AMI Graphics ECHL Plus Performer of the Month for January after leading the league with a plus-minus rating of +17.
The 26-year-old posted an even or better rating in each of his 11 games during the month, including a +4 on Jan. 20 against Orlando and a +3 on Jan. 27 at South Carolina.
A native of North Sydney, Nova Scotia, Kirkpatrick leads the ECHL with a +27 rating this season. He ranks third on the Everblades with 42 points (16g-26a) in 41 games.
Kirkpatrick has posted 102 points (45g-57a) in 113 career regular-season games with Florida and Adirondack and added nine points (2g-7a) in 12 games during the 2016 Kelly Cup Playoffs with the Thunder.
Prior to turning pro, Kirkpatrick recorded 102 points (39g-63a) in 108 career games at St. Francis Xavier University while also tallying 251 points (108g-143a) in 266 career games with Saint John of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League where he captured a Memorial Cup title in 2011.
In recognition of his accomplishment, AMI Graphics will present Michael Kirkpatrick with a personalized Plus Performer of the Month Banner during an on-ice ceremony at an upcoming Everblades’ home game.
Tonight the Everblades play host to the Greenville Swamp Rabbits at Germain Arena. Game time is set for 7:30 p.m. (promotional details below).
Fans can catch the game broadcast on WJBX News, Talk & More on 101.5-FM.104.3-FM, 770-AM or by CLICKING HERE
Upcoming Home Games & Promotions
Wednesday, February 1 vs. Greenville, 7:30 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.
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
The Everblades are the proud ECHL affiliateof the NHL's Carolina Hurricanes###