ESTERO, Fla. — The Hoffmann Family of Companies is proud to announce it has entered into an agreement to purchase the Florida Everblades and the Hertz Arena, Southwest Florida's premier sports and entertainment venue.
ESTERO, Fla. - Florida Everblades President and General Manager Craig Brush announced today that the team has entered into an affiliation agreement with the NHL’s Nashville Predators.
ST. JOHN'S, NFL - The Newfoundland Growlers did the unthinkable Saturday night. In their inaugural season, the team full of rookies (twelve on the current roster) eliminated the Eastern Conference's top team, the Florida Everblades, to advance to the Kelly Cup finals.
ST. JOHN'S, NFL - After a disappointing 5-4 loss to the Florida Everblades in game three Wednesday night, the Newfoundland Growlers were chomping at the bit for some revenge in game four Friday.
The Newfoundland Growlers fought back from two two-goal deficits to tie the game early in the third period. However, it was the lack of control in their own zone all contest long that doomed them.
The Florida Everblades entered the ice on Saturday night with every sign that they were ready to take command of the Eastern Conference Final series against the Newfoundland Growlers.
The Florida Everblades and Newfoundland Growlers played over 53 minutes of scoreless hockey on Saturday night, and it wasn’t for a lack of shots on net.
The ECHL Eastern Conference Final will feature the southernmost versus northernmost teams in the league squaring off.
This marks the third year in a row that the Everblades have ended the season for the Solar Bears.
Following a dramatic overtime win over the Florida Everblades in Game 1 of the ECHL South Division Finals on Friday, the Orlando Solar Bears hoped to take a 2-0 series lead with a win over the Everblades in Game 2 on Saturday.