ESTERO, Fla. -- Florida Everblades General Manager Craig Brush along with Director of Hockey Operations and Head Coach Brad Ralph announced on Wednesday the addition of forward Darik Angeli from the Kansas City Mavericks in exchange for defenseman Dalton Gally and future considerations. Angeli returns to the Everblades after a six-game stint with the team during the 2019-20 season.
A native of Lakewood, Colorado, Angeli spent two seasons in the United States Hockey League, splitting time between the Sioux City Musketeers, Chicago Steel and Tri-City Storm from 2009-2011. Darik’s junior career saw a total of 117 games, 26 goals and 26 assists.
From there, Angeli made the jump to Ohio State University (2011-2015) where he played 128 games over his four years of college. He accumulated 25 lamp lighters and 20 assists before moving to the professional level.
Since 2015, Darik has played a total of 428 professional games with 413 of them taking place in the ECHL. Angeli’s ECHL career has seen appearances with the Norfolk Admirals, Tulsa Oilers, Orlando Solar Bears, Rapid City Rush, Cincinnati Cyclones and Kansas City Mavericks. His all-time scoring total in the league stands at 113 goals and 177 helpers. This season, Angeli ranks tied for fifth in the ECHL with 65 points and tied for third with 28 tallies.
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