Who: Florida Everblades (1-0) vs. Atlanta Gladiators (0-1)Where: Germain ArenaWhen: 7:30 p.m.Tickets: Purchase Now Online CLICK HERE, or at the Florida Community Bank Box OfficeRegular Season Series: Everblades won 10-0-0All-Time Series: Everblades lead 91-51-15Radio Broadcast: WJBX (101.5 FM, 104.3 FM, 770-AM)Internet Radio: CLICK HERE Courtesy of WJBXInternet TV Broadcast: via ECHL.TV
About Tonight’s Game: Florida leads the best-of-seven opening round series 1-0 following a 4-1 victory last night. Atlanta will be looking to earn a split in their trip to Estero before returning home to host the next three games of the series beginning on Thursday. To watch a game preview CLICK HERE
Head-to-Head Series Information: Florida took all ten head-to-head meetings during the regular season and lead the All-Time regular season series with the Gladiators 91-51-15….The Everblades defeated the Gladiators 4 games to 1 in the 2009 South Division Semifinals, while the Gladiators defeated the Everblades in the South Division Finals 3 games to 1.
About the Everblades: Forward John McCarron recorded a shorthanded goal in the third period of last night’s game. McCarron led the ECHL with five shorthanded tallies during the regular season….Mitchell Heard and Michael Kirkpatrick each opened the playoffs with three-point performances, and currently lead the team in scoring with a goal and two assists each.
About the Gladiators: Dan Vladar put forth a stellar outing in Game One on Monday. Vladar stopped 45 of 48 shorts faced in the contest and turned away three breakaway chances in key moments of the game…Atlanta’s penalty kill was a perfect six-for-six last night and is currently tied for the league lead in the early playoff season….Although he was held off the scoresheet in Game One, All-Star forward Phil Lane remains a threat to score at any moment, having recorded 32 goals during the regular season….Forward Lindsay Sparks returned to the lineup last night for the first time since March 22 after recovering from an injury. Sparks finished tied with Lane for the team lead in scoring with 57 points.
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Florida (1) vs. Atlanta (4) Florida leads the Best-of-Seven Series 1-0Game 1: Monday, April 16th – Atlanta - 1 at FLORIDA - 4Game 2: Tuesday, April 17th – 7:30pm, Germain Arena PURCHASE TICKETSGame 3: Thursday, April 19th – 7:35pm, Infinite Energy ArenaGame 4: Friday, April 20th – 7:35pm, Infinite Energy ArenaGame 5: Sunday, April 22nd – 2:05pm, Infinite Energy Arena (If necessary)Game 6: Tuesday, April 24th – 7:30pm – Germain Arena (If necessary)Game 7: Wednesday, April 25th – 7:30pm – Germain Arena (If necessary)
Ticket Packages are Currently on Sale! Flexible partial plans are available. These packages will best fit your schedule and budget! To view pricing and benefits of all available ticket packages CLICK HERE
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.
Purchase Single Game Tickets at the Florida Community Bank Box Office located at Germain Arena, or online via Ticketmaster by CLICKING HERE
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