GREENVILLE, SC. – The Florida Everblades couldn’t get the overtime win against the Greenville Swamp Rabbits.
Greenville opened up tonight’s scoring in the second period with a powerplay goal. Forward Dominic Franco notched his second goal of the season after recording his first goal in last night’s matchup. Joe Pendenza put the Blades in the lead at 18:15 in the 2nd period assisted by Robert Calisti and Nathan Staios. Greenville tied the game up with 24 seconds left in the third period to send the game to overtime. The extra period of hockey is the second game in a row that the Blades needed overtime to determine the winner of the game. Franco lead the team with six shots on net for the second game in a row. Goalie Cam Johnson stopped 29 of 32 shots while Florida recorded 38 shots on Greenville’s goalie David Hrenak.
SCORING SUMMARY –Click for Full Box Score
2nd Period0:49 Greenville B. Kemp 3 (A. Ierullo, N. Pavlychev)
5:28 Florida D. Franco 2 (unassisted)
3rd Period18:15 Florida J. Pendenza 3 (R. Calisti, N. Staios)
19:37 Greenville N. Pavlychev 6 (A. Ierullo, B. Kemp)
1:28 Greenville A. Ierullo 3 (B. Kemp, J. Gatenby)
GOALTENDERSGRN – David Hrenak, 36 SavesFLA – Cam Johnson, 29 Saves
Shots on Goal – Greenville 32, Florida 38Power Plays – Greenville 1/2, Florida 1/5Shorthanded Goals – Greenville 1, Florida 0Penalties (Minutes) – Greenville 6 (12), Florida 3 (17)
NEWS AND NOTES
- Back to back overtime games for the Blades
- Kody McDonald was given a head butting major and game misconduct
- Florida is no longer undefeated on Saturday’s
The Florida Everblades are back in Bon Secours Wellness Arena on Sunday November 13 at 3:05 p.m for the last of their four game road trip.
The Everblades will be back in Hertz Arena on Wednesday, November 16 vs. Atlanta Gladiators.
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