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Blades release playoff roster

April 8, 2008 - ECHL (ECHL) - Florida Everblades News Release

ESTERO, FL - Florida Everblades president and general manager Craig Brush along with head coach Gerry Fleming announced today the club's 2008 Kelly Cup Playoff roster. The playoff roster has 23 players on in, including 20 active players currently on the roster, plus four players on recall to Rochester of the American Hockey League.

The entire playoff roster consists of 11 forwards, 9 defensemen and 3 goaltenders. The compete roster is as follows:

Forwards: J.B. Bittner Ernie Hartlieb Preston Callander Brad Zancanaro Kenndal McArdle Brad Herauf Derek Damon Adam Taylor Mike McLean Jarret Lukin Kirk MacDonald

Defensemen: Brandon Roach Steve Czech Peter Aston Brad Brown Brett Peterson Ryan Van Buskirk David Cornacchia Jordan Henry Frank MacDonald

Goaltenders: David Shantz Kevin Nastiuk Tyler Plante

Experience the Excitement! The Everblades begin their quest for the Kelly Cup in GAME 1 of the South Division playoffs on Wednesday, April 9 against the Columbia Inferno at 7:30 p.m. from Germain Arena! (Ticket GAME "A"). Tickets for games "A" & "B" are on sale now, and can be purchased at the Germain Arena box office, which is open from 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. on Saturday. Tickets can also be purchased online at For additional ticket information, contact the Everblades office at (239) 948-7825.

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