ESTERO, FL – The Florida Everblades are pleased to announce that Brendan O’Donnell has been named the Sher-Wood Hockey ECHL Player of the Week for March 27-April 2.
O’Donnell scored three goals added six assists and was a +5 in three games against Kalamazoo last week.
The 24-year-old tallied one goal and two assists in each of his three games last week - a 6-2 win on Wednesday, a 7-5 loss on Friday and a 5-3 victory on Saturday.
A native of Winnipeg, O’Donnell is second in the ECHL with 39 goals and is seventh with 77 points. He has also appeared in six games this season with Texas of the American Hockey League.
Selected by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the sixth round (156th overall) of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft, O’Donnell has posted 114 points (56g-58a) in 111 career games with the Everblades.
Prior to turning pro, O’Donnell recorded 55 points (27g-28a) in 121 career games at the University of North Dakota.
On behalf of Brendan O’Donnell, a case of pucks will be donated to a Florida youth hockey organization by Sher-Wood Hockey, the exclusive puck supplier of the ECHL. Since beginning its sponsorship of the award in 2000-01, Sher-Wood Hockey has donated more than 35,000 pucks to youth hockey organizations in ECHL cities.
The Everblades are back in action this Wednesday when they battle the Orlando Solar Bears in another Wawa Sunshine Cup game at the Amway Center. Game time is set for 7:00 p.m. Florida will close the regular season this Saturday (April 8) at home against Orlando. Promotional details listed below.
Upcoming Home Games & Promotions Saturday, April 8 vs. Orlando, 7:00 p.m. – Black Out Night and Fan Appreciation Night! Fans will receive a FREE Everblades team photo courtesy of FGCU and a FREE Rally Card courtesy of the Naples Daily News. Fans will also receive giveaways from Wawa! The team will be wearing special black jerseys which will be auctioned off following the game to benefit the Passion Foundation. The team awards ceremony will take place prior to the game!
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.comPlayoff Tickets Now on Sale: Playoff ticket packages and single game tickets for Playoff Game A & B are currently on sale. Playoff package may be purchased through the team's administrative offices located at Germain Arena or by calling 239-948-7825. Single game tickets for Games A & B may be purchased at the Florida Community Bank Box Office or online by CLICKING HERE
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###