About Today’s Game: The Icemen continue their homestand this afternoon against the first place Florida Everblades. Jacksonville has won five of the last six meeting between the two teams, with the Everblades claiming the most recent outing with 3-2 victory in Estero on Wednesday. The Icemen are coming off a tough 4-2 loss last night to the South Carolina Stingrays, while the Everblades rebounded from an 8-3 loss at Orlando on Friday, with a 3-2 victory over the Solar Bears last night.
Series History: The Icemen lead the season series 7-5-0, while the Everblades lead the All-Time series 35-10-4-1.
About the Icemen: Ara Nazarian leads the Icemen against the Everblades with six goals. Nazarian shares the team lead in overall scoring with Nick Saracino with 42 points….The Icemen have totaled eight power play goals in the last five games….Rookie forward Derek Lodermeier has recorded a point in five of his last six contests while posting five points (3g, 2a) during those games.
About the Everblades: Florida Captain John McCarron ranks third overall in the league in scoring with 61 points. In addition, McCarron has registered ten points (5g, 5a) against Jacksonville this season….Forward Alex Kile leads the Everblades in scoring against Jacksonville with 11 points (7g, 4a)….Joe Pendenza is currently riding a five game point streak and has collected eights points during this stretch (2g, 6a).
Upcoming Home Games & PromotionsToday! Military Weekend Continues! Today is also a Publix Family Funday, fans can take a shot on net after the game. Please visit the Icemen information table in the concourse located near Section 106 for more information.
Tuesday, May 18, vs. Orlando, 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, May 19, vs. Greenville, 7:00 p.m. $2 Beer & Wine Night!