PHOTOS: Florida Everblades vs. Jacksonville Icemen -10/24/2023

Andrew Fielder for Inside The Rink
Andrew Fielder for Inside The Rink

JACKSONVILLE, Fla – Friday night, in a post-Thanksgiving matchup, the Jacksonville Icemen faced the visiting Florida Everblades. The Icemen took the win with a 2-1 victory in overtime.

Jacob Panetta gave Jacksonville a 1-0 lead, six minutes into the period with an unassisted goal from a Florida turnover. Later in the period, Jacksonville’s Craig Martin missed an opportunity to extend the Icemen’s lead, after being awarded a penalty shot that netminder Cam Johnson kept out. Florida’s Oliver Chau tied the game up at the 16:46 mark of the second period, and after a scoreless third period, OT was required. Riley Fiddler-Schultz netted the game-winner for Jacksonville, at the 4:43 mark of OT. Jacksonville lacked offensive zone pressure throughout the game, with Florida outshooting Jacksonville 34-15. Jacksonville’s netminder Matt Vernon turned away 33 of the 34 shots he faced, earning himself the #1 Star of the game.

Check out this photo gallery from Inside The Rink’s Andrew Fielder, for highlights from the game.

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Andrew Fielder is our Jacksonville Icemen Photographer and also our Photography Editor for Inside The Rink. You can also view his latest hockey photos at

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