Tuesday Triumph: Jake Hildebrand recorded his second shutout of the season for the Everblades while helping Florida to a 3-0 win over the Orlando Solar Bears at Amway Center. Forward Max Cook scored his first goal with the Everblades in the third period. John McCarron and Hugo Roy found the back of the net as well for the Everblades.
Friday Falter: The Greenville Swamp Rabbits jumped on top of Florida early on Friday night. The Rabbits put up three goals in the first period, including two that came just nine seconds apart. The Blades responded in the second with goals from Joe Pendenza and John McCarron to make it a 3-2 deficit. After Greenville scored to open the third, Tommy Marchin netted his fourth goal of the year to once again limit the Swamp Rabbits’ lead to one. The rally eventually fell short, and Greenville scored an empty-netter for a 5-3 final.
Saturday Spectacular: Greenville opened the scoring once again on Saturday. Swamp Rabbit forward Joey Haddad scored in the second and then later in the third to give the hosts a 2-0 lead.
Midway through the third, Joe Pendenza scratched a power-play tally for Florida to start the comeback. The Blades continued to mount pressure to no avail until late in the third. With goaltender Jake Hildebrand pulled for an extra skater and 16 seconds left in regulation, defenseman Colby Sissons netted a one-timer to tie the game at 2-2. Two and a half minutes into the overtime period, Blake Winiecki picked the top left corner on Greenville goaltender Jacob Ingham to complete the comeback and give Florida a 3-2 victory.
Sunday Hat Trick: After two closely contested games on Friday and Saturday, the Everblades controlled Sunday’s affair to the tune of a 5-1 win. Michael Huntebrinker scored once in the first period and twice in the second period to record Florida’s first hat trick of the season. Huntebrinker’s three-goal performance gave him sole possession of the league-lead in goals with 20. Blake Winiecki added two goals as well to bring his season total to 12. Goaltender Jake Hildebrand made 26 saves en route to his 13th win of the season.
Looking Ahead: The Everblades return to Hertz Arena this Wednesday, Mar. 24 at 7:30 p.m. against the Wheeling Nailers. Enjoy Hump Day Deals! $3 Bud Light Drafts, $3 Barefoot Wine, $3 John Morrell Hot Dogs, plus $4 New Amsterdam Vodka and Pink Whitney Vodka! Calling all College Students – Show your College ID at the Hertz Arena Box Office and receive $5 tickets at every Blades Wednesday Night home game! Find tickets for the game on Mar. 24HERE.
The Everblades square off against the Nailers again at Hertz Arena on Friday, Mar. 26 at 7:30 p.m. Enjoy 239 Fridays! Get two premium seats, two build-your-own nachos and two autographed programs for only $39! Take advantage of the 239 Fridays online only offer at FloridaEverblades.com/239. Kids 12 and under eat free with purchase of an adult entree at Breakaway Sports Pub, located inside Hertz Arena. Find tickets for the game on Mar. 26HERE.
The Everblades complete the week against Wheeling on Saturday, Mar. 27 at 7:00 p.m. at Hertz Arena. Saturday will be DC Comics and Halloween Night in March! The Blades will wear the guise of Aquaman for the night. Additionally, a twist on the fan favorite Halloween event will take place. The Blades will be hosting a Halloween Theme night with a Swampee/Waste Pro Man bobblehead giveaway to the first 1,000 fans presented by Waste Pro USA. Fans are encouraged to dress up for a Costume Contest. The fun starts early with the Saturday Tailgate Party featuring free live music from The Freecoasters from 5:00-7:00 p.m. outside of Hertz Arena! Find tickets to the game on Mar. 27HERE.
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