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'Blades Acquire Forward Jordan Samuels-Thomas from Utah

October 24, 2016 - ESTERO, FL -- Florida Everblades President and General Manager Craig Brush along with Head Coach Brad Ralph announced Monday that the team has acquired forward Jordan Samuels-Thomas (pictured above) from the Utah Grizzlies in exchange for forward Ralph Cuddemi. Samuels-Thomas, 26, joins the Everblades having registered six points (3g,3a) in four games played with the Grizzlies this season. Last year, the 6-3, 185-pound forward recorded 22 points (12g,10a) in 58 games played with the Ontario Reign of the American Hockey Le... Full Story

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Team Effort Propels 'Blades to Victory over Orlando

October 22, 2016 - ORLANDO, FL - Matt Berry scored the game-winning goal midway through the second period while Levko Koper added two assists to lead the Florida Everblades (3-0-0-0, 6 pts) to a 3-2 win over the rival Orlando Solar Bears (0-1-0-0, 0 pts) on Saturday night at the Amway Center. The Everblades now hold a two point to none lead over the Solar Bears in the race for the Wawa Sunshine Cup. Striking first, the Solar Bears took an early advantage, scoring the game's opening goal just 3:35 into the first period. Controlling the puck ... Full Story

Wawa Sunshine Cup Series Opens Tonight in Orlando

October 22, 2016 - ESTERO, FL - The Wawa Sunshine Cup Series opens tonight for a second season as the Florida Everblades will compete against their in-state rivals the Orlando Solar Bears at the Amway Center beginning at 7:00 p.m. The Wawa Sunshine Cup is awarded to the team with the most standings points earned in the head-to-head meetings between the two teams during the 2016-17 regular season. In the event of a tie in points, the first tie-breaker will be the highest number of goals scored, followed by fewest number of goals allowed. ... Full Story

Levko Koper Scores Twice as 'Blades Bounce Rabbits 5-3

October 15, 2016 - ESTERO, FL - Levko Koper (pictured above) scored twice to lift the Florida Everblades to 5-3 victory over the Greenville Swamp Rabbits Saturday night at Germain Arena.. The Everblades (2-0-0-0, 4pts) take both games on the opening weekend. Dalton Smith registered Florida's first goal of the game when he muscled by a defender to position himself in front of the net. Smith stuffed the puck past Greenville goalie Jeff Malcolm for the tally to put the 'Blades on top 1-0. In the second period, Levko Koper led a 3-on-1 rush ... Full Story

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Home: Fort Myers, Florida
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