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11,288 Fans Pack IceMen Game to Set Jacksonville Hockey Attendance Record

January 26, 2019 - ECHL (ECHL) - Jacksonville IceMen News Release

Jacksonville, FL - the Jacksonville Icemen return after a successful road trip, and dropped a 5-1 game to the league leading Florida Everblades in front of 11,288 Icemen fans. The crowd set a record for the most fans to ever watch a hockey game in Jacksonville, FL.

The Icemen opened the scoring when Eli Lichtenwald sent one to the back of the net. After that, the Everblades scored five unanswered goals. The goals game from Platzer, McCarron (2), and Cox (2).

The Icemen continue the series in Estero, FL on Tuesday, January 29th. The Icemen return home on Friday, February 1st and Saturday, February 2nd for Faith and Family weekend featuring a postgame concert by Christian rock stars Building 429 on 2/1. Tickets are available at

FINAL: Jacksonville 1 - Florida 5


Jacksonville 1 0 0 1

Florida 0 3 2 5

SHOTS 1 2 3 T

Jacksonville 13 3 3 19

Florida 8 13 10 31


Jacksonville 0/5 17 mins/ 7inf

Florida 0/3 21 min / 9 inf

Period Team Time Goal, Assist

1 JAX 5:29 Lichtenwald (Critchlow, Doetzel)

2 FLA 1:18 Platzer

2 FLA 9:40 McCarron

2 FLA 15:51 McCarron

3 FLA 3:03 Cox

3 FLA 11:32 Cox

Three Stars

1. FLA - McCarron

2. FLA - Cox

3. FLA - Phillips

Ice Cubes

- The Icemen had over 4,000 military members courtesy of the Jacksonville Icemen and seventy plus local businesses.

- Left Wing Dave Broll made his Icemen Debut in tonight's game. Broll is known for his toughness, which he showed in the contest tonight. Broll has made various stops in the AHL, ECHL, and NHL in his career.

Next Game(s)

Tuesday, January 29 at Florida

Friday, February 1 vs Norfolk

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