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Everblades Acquire High-Scoring Forward Pierro-Zabotel

March 12, 2015 - ECHL (ECHL) - Florida Everblades News Release

ESTERO, FL - Florida Everblades President and General Manager Craig Brush along with Head Coach Greg Poss announced today that the team has acquired forward Casey Pierro-Zabotel from the Gwinnett Gladiators in exchange for forwards Jason Wilson, Jeff Silengo, and financial considerations.

Pierro-Zabotel, 26, joins the Everblades as one of the top scoring players in the ECHL having posted 60 points (23g, 37a) in 54 games played this season with Gwinnett. The 6-2, 205-pound forward has totaled 293 points (90g, 203a) in 342 games played during his ECHL career in stints with Gwinnett, Cincinnati, Bakersfield, and Wheeling from 2009-2015.

Pierro-Zabotel has logged three points (1g, 2a) in 17 AHL appearances split with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, Charlotte, and Norfolk during his career. In addition, he collected 163 points during his two seasons with the Vancouver Giants of the Western Hockey League (WHL) from 2007-09.

The Ashcroft, BC native was selected by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the third round of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.

Silengo joins the Gladiators having recorded six points (1g, 5a) in 33 games with the Everblades this season.

Wilson posted 15 points (8g, 7a) with 70 penalty minutes in 50 appearances with the 'Blades.

Upcoming Home Games & Promotions

Friday, March 13, vs. Greenville, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, March 14, vs. Greenville, 7:00 p.m. -- Guns N Hoses Night! Come watch local police and firefighters battle it out on the ice at 5:15 p.m. The Everblades will wear special Guns N Hoses jerseys which will be auctioned off following the game for charity.

Hearts & Hockey Ticket Packs are still available for just $50!

*T-Shirt

*Autographed Puck

*4-Endzone Ticket Vouchers which can be redeemed for any game this season.

To order, call 239-948-7825, or stop by the Everblades main office at Germain Arena. Hearts & Hockey Packs are also available on game nights at the Everblades information table located in the concourse.

Ticket Information

Game Tickets: Everblades tickets may be purchased at the Century Link Prism Box Office located at Germain Arena, or at any Ticketmaster outlet, or online at www.ticketmaster.com

Discounted Group Tickets: Bring your group of 10 or more to a game at a discounted price, and also receive an Everblades souvenir! Group tickets are available for all home games. For more information on group tickets, call 239-948-7825.

12 & 24 Game Ticket Packages are currently on sale! All packages save you money from the box office price, and come with many great benefits. For more information call 239-948-7825, or stop by the Everblades Main Office located at Germain Arena, Monday-Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


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