ESTERO, Fla. — The American Hockey League’s Charlotte Checkers have assigned forward Steven Lorentz to the Florida Everblades, Everblades head coach Brad Ralph announced on Wednesday.
Lorentz has averaged more than a point per game in 17 games with the Everblades this season, posting eight goals and 21 points in his second season of professional hockey.
A native of Waterloo, Ontario, Lorentz has played in 13 games for the Checkers this season, including 10 contests in this most recent stint in the AHL, his second call-up of the season. Lorentz posted his first career AHL goal on Jan. 25 in Charlotte’s 5-3 loss to the Providence Bruins. He has two points this season in the AHL on a goal and an assist.
As a rookie in 2017-18, Lorentz, 22, compiled 35 points (12g, 23a) in 62 games for the Everblades. He then added 10 points in 19 games in the 2018 Kelly Cup Playoffs.
A seventh-round pick by the Hurricanes in the 2015 NHL Draft, Lorentz played four seasons with the Peterborough Petes of the Ontario Hockey League from 2013-17. He played in 247 career games in the OHL and registered 164 career points (75g, 89a).
The Everblades return to action on Wednesday with the first game of a three-game series with the Adirondack Thunder. Faceoff is slated for 7:30 p.m. at Hertz Arena.
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