Brad Ralph

ECHL Injury Report: Florida Everblades 05|18|2024

Forward Cam Darcy of the Florida Everblades exited the round three, game one matchup against the Adirondack Thunder last night at 2:16 of the second period. Adirondack forward Zach Walker slew-footed Darcy, which caused the injury; Walker was not called for a penalty in the play. The game was halted until an ambulance that took the […]

Read More

ECHL Playoff Series Recap:  Florida Everblades vs. Orlando Solar Bears

The Florida Everblades defeated the Orlando Solar Bears on Saturday night to win their second-round matchup four games to one. The series win gives the Everblades the record in the ECHL for consecutive playoff series wins with ten. Head coach Brad Ralph also extended his league lead in playoff games coached and playoff wins with 130 […]

Read More

ECHL Playoffs: Florida Everblades vs. Orlando Solar Bears Game 2 | 05/04/2024

Estero, Fla.- The Orlando Solar Bears looked to bounce back from a lackluster performance against the Florida Everblades on Friday night. The home-team Everblades won game one, beating Evan Fitzpatrick five times to win 5-1. The Solar Bears seemed sluggish and a step behind all night. At the same time, the Everblades carried the energy and […]

Read More

ECHL Playoffs: Florida Everblades vs. Orlando Solar Bears Game 1 | 05/03/2024

Estero, Fla.- The Florida Everblades hosted the Orlando Solar Bears for game one of the second round of the playoffs at Hertz Arena on Friday night. Both teams had extended series in round one, with the Solar Bears beating the division-winning Greenville Swamp Rabbits four to two and the Everblades needing seven games and three consecutive […]

Read More

ECHL Playoffs: Florida Everblades vs. Jacksonville Icemen Game 5 | 04/27/2024

Estero, Fla.- The Jacksonville Icemen and Florida Everblades entered Saturday night’s game at Hertz Arena with different objectives. The Icemen wanted to win the game and close out the two-time Kelly Cup Champions, and the Everblades wanted a win to extend the series to game six. Game four saw both teams play a physical, constrictive style […]

Read More

ECHL Playoffs: Florida Everblades vs. Jacksonville Icemen Game 4 | 04/26/2024

 Estero, Fla.- Matt Vernon continued to play incredible in net on Friday night. His 31 saves on 31 shots moved his save percentage for the four-game series to 0.959, giving him his second shutout. His performance was supported by defensive pairings and a scheme that clogged the shooting lanes, blocked shots and passes, and prevented the […]

Read More

ECHL Round One | Game Three: Florida Everblades vs. Jacksonville Icemen | 04/24/2024

Estero, Fla.- After splitting the first two games of round one in Jacksonville, the Icemen and Florida Everblades continued their series in Estero, Fla., on Wednesday night. The Everblades will host games three, four, and five, and the series will continue in Jacksonville if necessary. These two teams have been more evenly matched than the scores […]

Read More

ECHL: Florida Everblades Announce 2024 Kelly Cup Playoff Roster

The Florida Everblades announced their Playoff Roster on Tuesday. Each playoff team can have a maximum of 24 players, 20 active players, and four on reserve. Each team, however, must have at least 17 active players and at least two eligible goaltenders. Players on loan to the NHL or AHL can be placed on a […]

Read More

ECHL: On the Bench with Florida Everblades Todd Skirving

The Florida Everblades entered Wednesday needing to win two of their last three games to lock up a playoff spot, but they will face stiff competition from their opponents as they battle for positioning. The Everblades play the Jacksonville Icemen for one game on Wednesday night at Hertz Arena. The Icemen have locked up a […]

Read More

ECHL Playoff Push in the South: Florida Everblades

Amazing April? Aggressive April? All or Nothing, April? Regardless of what you want to call it, April is an exciting and frustrating time for teams in the ECHL as the season draws to a close and playoff positions are finalized. The League enters the month of April with between five and eight games remaining and […]

Read More