The Florida Everblades look to extend their five-game winning streak tonight against the Jacksonville Icemen (1-4-0-0) at the Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville.
Saturday vs Jacksonville: The Florida Everblades and goaltender Cam Johnson shut out the Jacksonville Icemen 4-0 on Saturday at Hertz Arena. The 27-save effort from Johnson marked his fifth professional shutout and his first of the 2020-21 season.
Tanner Jeannot led the way offensively for the Everblades with a pair of goals. Defensemen Michael Downing and Arvin Atwal both posted their first goals of the season en route to a Florida victory. Rookie Patrick Harper recorded three assists to extend his league-leading points streak to five games.
Tonight’s Preview: Tonight will be the third meeting of the season between Florida and Jacksonville. Through two contests so far, the Everblades have outscored the Icemen 10-1 thanks to 6-1 and 4-0 victories. Florida head coach Brad Ralph has had immense success against Jacksonville since the Icemen entered the league (34-4-3-1).
After five games in the 2020-21 regular season, the Everblades lead the ECHL in goal scoring, goals against, power-play percentage, and penalty-kill percentage. Florida has only trailed in a game once this season (Dec. 18 at Greenville), and has outscored opponents 25-7.
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