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BLADES BACK IN THE W COLUMN

Sunday, October 23rd
BLADES BACK IN THE W COLUMN

DULUTH – Ga.  –  The Blades are back in business claiming their first win of the 2022-23 season, 5-3 over the Atlanta Gladiators. 

Saturday was a night of firsts for some Everblades including Forward Oliver Chau’s first professional goal. Defenseman Austin Crossley scored his second professional goal in his first game on the Everblades roster. Rookie Robert Calisti added his name to the scoresheet and recorded his professional goal. Forward Joe Pendenza (1G, 1A) pulled through for Florida while forward Robert Carpenter tallied his second goal of the season, and his second of this weekend. The visiting Everblades outshot the Gladiators 28-22, including a 9-2 edge in the first 20 minutes. Goaltender Evan Fitzpatrick had 19 saves in his second Everblades appearance and notched his first win in a Blades jersey. 

BOX SCORE

SCORING SUMMARY 1st Period12:07 Florida O. Chau 1 (Unassisted)15:28 Florida A. Crossley 1 (C. Morrison, X.Cormier)  17:18 Florida J. Pendenza 1 (O. Chau)

2nd Period2:22 Atlanta M. Pelech 1 (G. Guertler, K. Kielly)7:30 Atlanta T. Davison 1 (K. Oliver, N. Laaouan)  

3rd Period1:00 Florida R. Carpenter 2 (D. Franco)9:59 Florida R. Calisti 1 (J. Pendenza, O. Chau)  17:05 Atlanta R. Vitelli 2 (B. Schultz, K. Kielly)

GOALTENDERSAtlanta – David Tendeck, 23 Saves

Florida – Evan Fitzpatrick, 19 Saves

TEAM STATISTICS

Shots on Goal – Atlanta 22, Florida 28Power Plays – Atlanta 2/9, Florida 0/2Shorthanded Goals – Atlanta 0, Florida 0Penalties (Minutes) – Atlanta 5 (16), Florida 12 (30)

NEWS AND NOTES

  • 11 different Everblades on the scoresheet in the weekend series
  • The Everblades tallied 30 minutes of penalties
  • Goalie Evan Fitzpatrick won his first game in an Everblades jersey
  • Everblades are currently undefeated on Saturdays 

NEXT GAME 

The Florida Everblades will return home to Hertz Arena, Saturday, October 29 at 7:00 p.m. highlighted by raising the 2021-22 Kelly Cup Championship Banner as the Jacksonville Icemen skate into Southwest Florida for the home opener.

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The Florida Everblades are the proud ECHL affiliate of the NHL’s Florida Panthers and the AHL's Charlotte Checkers.

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