Friday Defeat: Florida dropped Friday’s game 4-1 to Jacksonville at Hertz Arena. The Icemen pulled ahead with a pair of goals from Mike Szmatula and never looked back. Florida got their only goal of the game in the second period when Alex Kile’s centering pass was deflected into the Jacksonville net by an Icemen defender. Along with Szmatula’s two goals, Abbott Girduckis added three assists for the Icemen.
Overtime Loss on Saturday: Florida fell to Jacksonville 5-4 in overtime on Saturday night at Hertz Arena. Florida led 4-2 in the third period and never trailed until the overtime goal from Jake Elmer. Cody Sol led the Everblades with a pair of tallies, and Florida’s Joe Pendenza recorded a goal in his 400th professional game. Christopher Brown and Abbott Girduckis recorded two assists each to lead the Icemen.
Sunday Postponement: Sunday’s matchup between the Everblades and Icemen was postponed per league safety protocols. The game will be rescheduled, and the new game date will be announced in the near future.
Looking Ahead: The Everblades journey to the Midwest this week to play a pair of games against the Indy Fuel (28-18-4-0) and a solo contest against the Fort Wayne Komets (20-9-3-1). The week’s action starts at 7:05 p.m. on Friday, Apr. 30 against the Fuel at the Indiana Farmers Coliseum in Indianapolis. The two sides meet again in Indy the following night at 7:05 p.m. on Saturday, May 1. The trip to the Hoosier State concludes with a tilt against the Fort Wayne Komets at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 2. This weekend’s road trip contains Florida’s only games against Indy and Fort Wayne during the regular season.
The Everblades return home to Hertz Arena on Wednesday, May 5 for a matchup with the South Carolina Stingrays (21-18-9-3) at 7:30 p.m. Enjoy $3 Bud Light Drafts, $3 Barefoot Wine, $3 John Morrell Hot Dogs, and $4 New Amsterdam 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 May 5 HERE.
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