ESTERO, FL – Florida Everblades President and General Manager Craig Brush along with Head Coach Brad Ralph announced Friday that the team has acquired defenseman Jake Bolton from the Wheeling Nailers in exchange for future considerations.
Bolton, 25, joins the Everblades after logging a goal and an assist in six games played with the Nailers this season. Last season, the 6-2. 212-pound blueliner totaled 12 points (2g, 10a) in 55 games split between the Atlanta Gladiators and Wichita Thunder.
Bolton began is professional career with the Gladiators in the spring of 2016, following a productive collegiate career at Holy Cross College. The Ellington, Connecticut native totaled 54 points (11g, 43a) during his four seasons at Holy Cross.
Bolton becomes the third addition to the Everblades defensive corps this week. Sean Robertson was added last Friday, while Vinny Muto also joined the team on Monday.
The Everblades battle the Cincinnati Cyclones tonight and Saturday at Germain Arena. Promotional details and ticket information are listed below.
Upcoming Home Games
Friday, November 10, vs. Cincinnati, 7:30 p.m. Swampee's Birthday! Bring the kids to help celebrate with his mascot friends! The first 500 kids receive FREE ice cream courtesy of Molly Moos! In addition, kids also eat free in the Breakaway Sports Pub with the purchase of an adult entree (This promo good for every Friday game this season!)
Saturday, November 11, vs. Cincinnati, 7:00 p.m. Military Night! The team will wear special Military Jerseys which will be auctioned to benefit the National Coalition for Patriots. We will honor our veterans military personnel throughout the evening. Pregame tailgate party begins at 5:00 p.m. featuring live music and bounce houses for the kids!
Purchase Single Game Tickets at the Florida Community Bank Box Office located at Germain Arena, or online via Ticketmaster by CLICKING HERE
2017-18 Ticket Packages are Currently on Sale! We offer full season and flexible partial plans that will best fit your schedule and budget! To view pricing and benefits of all available ticket packages CLICK HERE
SPECIAL OFFER! Purchase a new ticket package for the 2017-18 season and receive a $20 gift card to Ford's Garage!
Discounted Group Tickets: Bring your group of 10 or more to a game at a discounted price! Group tickets are available for all home games. Fundraising opportunities are also available. For more information on group tickets, call 239-948-7825, or stop by the Everblades offices at Germain Arena Monday thru Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The Everblades are the proud ECHL affiliateof the NHL's Carolina Hurricanes###