ESTERO, Fla. – Cam Johnson made 24 saves and the Florida Everblades got their third straight win with a 3-1 victory over the Jacksonville Icemen.
Cam Morrison and Bobo Carpenter beat Jacksonville netminder Parker Gahagen, while Joe Pendenza notched an empty netter to seal the victory. Luke Lynch’s power play tally ended up as the only marker the Icemen would find.
Morrison is now on a three-game point streak, with four points (one goal, three assists) in those games.
Nathan Staios picked up an assist on Carpenter’s game winning goal to get his first professional point.
SCORING SUMMARY – Click for Full Box Score1st Period9:52 Florida C. Morrison 1
2nd Period 6:05 Jacksonville L. Lynch 1 PPG (A. Nazarian)
3rd Period 7:48 Florida B. Carpenter 3 (N. Staios)
18:20 J. Pendenza 2 EN
GOALTENDERSJAX – Parker Gahagen, 25 SavesFLA – Cam Johnson, 24 Saves
Shots on Goal – Jacksonville 25, Florida 28Power Plays – Jacksonville 1-5, Florida 0-3Shorthanded Goals – Jacksonville 0, Florida 0Penalties (Minutes) – Jacksonville 4 (8), Florida 6 (12)
NEWS AND NOTES
- Cam Morrison scored his first goal with Florida.
- Dominic Franco’s two-game assist streak ended.
- The Everblades have now won three straight, while the Icemen have lost their last three games.
- Cam Darcy made his season debut with the Everblades.
The Florida Everblades face off with the Jacksonville Icemen for the third straight game at Hertz Arena on Saturday, November 5 at 7:00 p.m. Florida will look for the sweep of this three game series as they have won both of the first two meetings. Florida took the first game of the set against Jacksonville 2-0 on October 29, then won 3-1 on Friday, November 4. Cam Johnson started both games, getting his first shutout of the season in the home opener with 28 saves. Former Everblades netminder Parker Gahagen has gotten the call in both games so far in this series. Florida has now won three straight games, while Jacksonville has dropped their last three matches. Cam Morrison is on a three-game point streak for the Everblades, with a goal and three points in that span. This is the final game of a three-game home stand for Florida. They head on a four-game road trip after this match, starting with a morning matchup with the Orlando Solar Bears on Tuesday, November 8. The doors open at 6 p.m. The first 5,000 fans through the door will receive a magnet schedule courtesy of Christmas Tree Shops.
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