ESTERO, Fla. - Florida Everblades General Manager Craig Brush along with Director of Hockey Operations and Head Coach Brad Ralph announced Saturday that forward Myles Powell has agreed to terms for the 2020-21 season.
Powell, 26, joins the Blades after splitting last season between the Wheeling Nailers of the ECHL and the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins of the American Hockey League. In 19 games with Wheeling, Powell registered six goals and 14 assists for a total of 20 points. With Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, Powell collected a goal and three helpers in 11 contests.During the 2018-19 season, Powell was named to the ECHL All-Rookie Team with the Cincinnati Cyclones by notching 31 goals and picking up 35 assists for a total of 66 points in 57 games.A native of Courtenay, British Columbia, Powell has also skated with the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League.
Before turning pro, Powell attended Rochester Institute of Technology. He was a two-year captain at the Division I program. In his four-year career, Powell amassed 45 goals and 60 assists. Powell is also tied for second in RIT’s program history with nine game-winning goals and four shorthand tallies.
The Everblades begin the 2020-21 season at Hertz Arena with the home opener on Friday, Dec. 11 against the Jacksonville Icemen.
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