ESTERO, FL - The Florida Everblades are pleased to announced that defenseman Matt Mackenzie is the AMI Graphics ECHL Plus Performer of the Month for March after leading the league with a plus-minus rating of +16.
Mackenzie posted an even or better rating in each of his 13 games in the month, including a +3 in a 7-2 win against Norfolk on March 21, and five other games where he was a +2.
The 26-year-old is fourth on the Everblades with a +26 rating and he has tallied 30 points (6g-24a) in 39 games this season. He has added one assist in 22 games with Springfield of the American Hockey League.
A native of New Westminster, British Columbia, Mackenize has posted 65 points (14g-51a) in 124 career ECHL games with Florida, Manchester, Elmira, Greenville and Gwinnett while adding 40 points (10g-30a) in 237 career AHL games with Springfield, Portland and Rochester.
Prior to turning pro, Mackenzie tallied 97 points (18g-79a) in 225 career games in the Western Hockey League with Calgary and Tri-City.
In recognition of his accomplishment, AMI Graphics will present Matt Mackenzie with a personalized Plus Performer of the Month Banner during an on-ice ceremony at an upcoming Everblades’ home game.
The Everblades open a three-game road swing on Tuesday at South Carolina. Game time is set for 7:05 p.m.
Upcoming Home Games & EventsSaturday, April 7, vs. Jacksonville, 7:00 p.m. Join us for the final home game of the regular season!. The game is Fan Appreciation Night as well as Blackout Night presented by the Passion Foundation. The team will wear special black jerseys that will be auctioned off following the game! There will also be a team award ceremony prior to the start of the game. Fans will also receive a coupon voucher for free product at Wawa! There will also be a team photo giveaway!
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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###