Joe Pendenza

ECHL 2024-25 Protected Lists: Florida Everblades

Teams announced their protected list on Tuesday, marking the first stage of the offseason. The protected list identifies the players for whom the team retains the ECHL rights. Teams can place as many players as they want on their protected list. Still, the player must meet one of six criteria outlined in the Collective Bargaining […]

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ECHL: Florida Everblades on the Verge Of a Three-Peat

The Florida Everblades and Kansas City Mavericks faced off in a pivotal Game 5 in Estero on Friday Night. Both sides got off to a slow start, as neither side got a shot on goal until nearly eight and a half minutes into the game. The Mavericks got the game’s opening shot on goal while […]

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ECHL Eastern Conference Finals Recap: Adirondack Thunder vs Florida Everblades Game 6 | 05/28/2024

The Adirondack Thunder, after a Game 5 win in Florida, were looking to force a Game 7 as they were back at home in front of their home fans. During the Kelly Cup Playoffs, this first goal was crucial as neither team had lost a game when scoring first. The Florida Everblades got on the […]

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ECHL Takeaways:  Florida Everblades vs. Adirondack Thunder Games 1&2

The first two games of the Eastern Conference Finals between the Adirondack Thunder and Florida Everblades are in the books, with the games played on Friday and Saturday night in Glens Falls, N.Y. The series is tied 1-1, with the Everblades winning game one, 2-1, and the Thunder bouncing back for the win in game […]

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ECHL: Florida Everblades vs. Orlando Solar Bears Game 4 Recap | 5/9/2024

FIRST PERIOD: It was game four of the south division finals as the Solar Bears hosted the Everblades at the Kia Center, as the Bears faced elimination for the first time in the playoffs. Early in the first period, the Everblades were able to put some pressure on the Solar Bears’ defense. They stood tall […]

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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 […]

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ECHL Playoff Preview: South Division Finals Preview: (3) Florida Everblades vs. (4) Orlando Solar Bears

Well, another playoff year for the Florida Everblades and the Orlando Solar Bears, and once again, another playoff matchup between the two squads. We take a look first at how each team got to the second round of the 2024 ECHL Kelly Cup Playoffs: HOW THEY GOT HERE: Orlando Solar Bears: The Orlando Solar Bears […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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