ESTERO, FL – The Florida Everblades are pleased to announce that forward Mitchell Heard has been named the CCM/ECHL Player of the Month for March.
Heard scored seven goals, assisted on 12 others and was a +13 in 13 games, helping the Everblades to a 12-1-0 record during the month.
The 26-year-old picked up at least one point in 11 of his 13 games, including three three-point games - March 3 against Greenville, March 17 against Orlando and March 21 against Norfolk.
A native of Bowmanville, Ontario, Heard is tied for the Everblades’ team lead, and is tied for eighth in the league, with 64 points (24g-40a) in 60 games this season. He has also suited up in four games with Charlotte of the American Hockey League.
Heard has tallied 125 points (52g-73a) in 116 career ECHL games with Florida, Adirondack and Fort Wayne while adding 39 points (14g-25a) in 199 career AHL games with Charlotte, Stockton and Lake Erie.
Prior to turning pro, Heard recorded 144 points (67g-77a) in 171 career games with Plymouth of the Ontario Hockey League.
The Everblades are back in action on Thursday at Jacksonville beginning at 7:30 p.m. Fans can tune into the game on WJBX (101.5 FM, 104.3 FM, 770-AM). The Everblades return to home ice this Saturday against Jacksonville at 7:00 p.m. for the regular season finale. Promotional details for the game provided below.
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!
Ticket InformationPlayoff Tickets and 2018-19 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
Purchase Single Game Tickets at the Florida Community Bank Box Office located at Germain Arena, or online via Ticketmaster by CLICKING 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.
The Everblades are the proud ECHL affiliateof the NHL's Carolina Hurricanes###