Florida Everblades Weekly Recap
Overall Record: 7-7-1-3 (18 pts) 4th in the South Division
Last Week’s Record: 1-1-0-1 (3 pts.)
Last 10: 4-4-1-1
Home: 5-3-0-1, 11 pts
Road: 2-4-1-2, 7 pts.
Team Practice Information: The Everblades will practice at Germain Arena from Tuesday through Saturday beginning at 10:00 a.m. this week. Practices are open to the public and to the media. Media members may have access to players and coaches following the conclusion of each practice session. For more information, contact Alex Reed at 239-948-7825, ext 1024.
Last Week’s Results:
Wednesday, November 21: Florida – 7 at Colorado – 4
Alex Hutchings scored twice, and the Everblades scored three goals in a1:49 span during the second period to soar to 7-4 victory over the Eagles. The ‘Blades Dan Milan scored his first professional goal in the game. Eagles forward Chad Costello finished with four assists, while Michael Forney scored two goals.
Friday, November 23: Florida - 6 at Colorado – 6 Shootout
Colorado’s Jack Combs scored two power play goals, while Joey Sides scored the game winning goal in the fifth round of the overtime shootout to earn a 6-5 victory over Florida. The Everblades scored three power play goals in the game. Matt Marquardt and Alex Hutchings each finished with a goal and an assist. The Everblades fall to 0-3 in shootouts this season.
Saturday, November 24: Florida -1 at Colorado – 4
Michael Forney scored two goals for the second time in three games to help pace the Eagles to the 4-1 win. The Everblades lone goal came when Riley Nelson misplayed the puck in front of his own net, and the puck rolled in between the legs of goaltender Adam Brown.
- Points: Matt Marquardt (22), Mathieu Roy (22)
- Goals: Matt Marquardt (9)
- Assists: Mathieu Roy(14)
- Plus/Minus: Bobby Raymond (+4)
- Penalty Minutes: Aaron Bogosian (37)
- Power Play Goals: Mathieu Roy (5)
- Shorthanded Goals: Justin Shugg (1), Matt Marquardt (1),
- Brandon MacLean (1), Aaron Bogosian (1), Trevor Bruess (1)
- Shots: Matt Marquardt (58)
- Wins: Pat Nagle (4)
- Save %: Pat Nagle (.885)
- GAA: Pat Nagle (3.46)
- Power Play: 4th, 22 for 90, (24.4%)
- Penalty Kill: 18th, 17 goals allowed in 79 penalty kills (78.5%)
Mathieu Roy had a nine-game point scoring streak snapped on Saturday. The Everblades Captain totaled 16 points (5g, 11a) during that nine-game streak which spanned from Nov. 4 – Nov. 23.
Alex Hutchings has recorded eight goals in the last nine games.
Saturday’s loss marked the first time in nine games the Everblades failed to score a power play goal. Florida totaled 14 power play markers during that nine game stretch.
This Week’s Game Schedule & Promotions
Friday, November 30: Greenville at Florida, 7:30 p.m.
Fans who bring a new unwrapped toy to the game to donate to Toys for Tots, can receive a discounted $10 endzone ticket at the box office.
Saturday, December 1: Greenville at Florida, 7:00 p.m.
Teddy Bear Toss! Saturday is the annual IBERIABANK Teddy Bear Toss game. Bring a new tedddy bear or stuffed animal to the game, and throw it onto the ice after the Blades score their first goal. All of the teddy bears will be rounded-up and distributed to local children’s charities. Join us for the McDonald’s tailgate party beginning at 5:00 p.m. featuring live music, along with bounce houses and face painting for the kids.
If you can’t make it to the games, both Friday and Saturday’s games will be broadcast on 96 K-Rock (96.1). Fans can also listen online at www.floridaeverblades.com, or watch the game on America One.