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Preview: Blades Look to Continue Winning Ways vs Orlando

Friday, February 5th
Preview: Blades Look to Continue Winning Ways vs Orlando

WHO: Florida Everblades vs.Orlando Solar Bears

WHERE: Hertz Arena - Estero, Fla.

WHEN: Friday, February 5 at 7:30 p.m.

TICKETS: Find tickets for tonight’s gameHERE.

GAME PROMOTIONS: Two Premium Level seats, two “Dam” Buckets by New Amsterdam Vodka and two Autographed Programs for just $39! Visit online at www.FloridaEverblades.com/239. Also, kids 12-and-under eat FREE with the purchase of an adult entrée at the newly renovated Breakaway Sports Pub, located inside Hertz Arena!

BROADCAST: Watch every Florida Everblades game on FloHockey.TV. Listen to tonight’s exciting game action on 99.3 ESPN, plus online at 993espn.com.

GAME NOTES

ESTERO, Fla. -  The Florida Everblades (12-5-0-0) look to continue their winning ways tonight against the Orlando Solar Bears (8-6-1-0) at Hertz Arena. With a .706 points percentage, the Blades currently sits second in the Eastern Conference behind Indy (.833). Orlando resides in fifth place in the conference with a .567 points percentage. 

Friday will mark the ninth meeting of the year between Florida and Orlando. The Everblades hold the advantage in the series with a 6-2-0-0 record against the Bears this year and have won the last three meetings.

Everblades forward Michael Huntebrinker leads both sides in the season series with 12 points (7g-5a) in eight games. Huntebrinker currently sits tied for the league lead in goals (9) and ranks second in the ECHL in points with 18 (9g-9a). The Chesterfield, Missouri native also ranks first league-wide in power-play goals (5) and game-winning goals (3). 

The Blades picked up two forwards during the week. Rookie Cole Sanford signed with the team on Monday. Sanford, 25, spent the last four years with the University of Alberta where he appeared in 88 games and accumulated 97 total points. Florida also brings back Hugo Roy. Roy played with the Everblades last season and put up 12 goals and 14 assists in 56 games.

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JOIN THE FUN 

Become a member of the Florida Everblades family by securing a great seat location and big savings with a Blades 365 Membership!

Purchase a new Ticket Package or Flexible Voucher Package for the Blades 2020-21 season and receive a $20 gift card to Ford’s Garage along with an Everblades tote bag! To view the Blades 365 Membership savings, benefits and options click HERE.

Discounted Group Packages are also available for Groups of 10 or more! To reserve your group for an upcoming home game, call or text the Everblades Front Office at (239) 948-7825.

Make it a Suite Night with the Everblades! A Luxury Suite and Party Suite are available at a limited number of Everblades home games this season. For the latest availability on Suites, call or text the Everblades Front Office at (239) 948-7825.Everblades put the FUN in FUNdraising! There is no handling of money or tickets and no limit to the amount of money your group can make with the Everblades easy-to-run online Fundraiser! For more information, or to reserve a Fundraiser Night at an Everblades regular season home game, call or text (239) 948-7825.

JOIN THE BROADCASTS

Watch every Florida Everblades game on the new home for ECHL hockey atFloHockey.TV.Listen to the exciting game action on the Everblades Broadcast Network at WJBX News, Talk & More on 104.3 FM, 101.5 FM and AM 770, plus online at wjbxnewstalk.com. In addition, some Blades Broadcasts can be heard on 99.3 ESPN or online at993espn.com.

JOIN THE CONVERSATION

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The Florida Everblades are the proud ECHL affiliate of the NHL’s Nashville Predators and the AHL's Milwaukee Admirals.

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