PHOTOS: Orlando Solar Bears vs. Florida Everblades – 05/03/2024

Photo by: Christina Slemp for Inside the Rink

ESTERO, Fla. – Fresh off round-one victories, the Florida Everblades kicked off their second-round series against the Orlando Solar Bears. Orlando needed six games to beat the South Division-winning Greenville Swamp Rabbits, while the Everblades needed seven to defeat the Jacksonville Icemen. Cam Johnson saw his eighth consecutive start in net for the Everblades, and Evan Fitzpatrick, a former Everblade, started his seventh. The Everblades struggled against the Icemen to score the first goal, but it took only 16 seconds for Cole Moberg (3) to get Florida on the board. Will Reilly (2), Cam Darcy (2), Mark Senden (2), and Sean Josling (4) scored for the Everblades. Luke Boka (3) was the lone goal scorer for the Solar Bears. The Everblades took the 5-1 win and a 1-0 lead in the series.

Click here for a full, in-depth game recap by ITR’s James Slemp.

Check out this photo gallery from Inside the Rink’s Christina Slemp for highlights from the game.

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