The Florida Everblades were eliminated in six games against the South Carolina Stingrays in the 2nd round of the ECHL playoffs on Tuesday night. The Blades were down 3-1 with the third period winding down when they were able to send the game into overtime by scoring two goals in the final minute and a half of regulation to tie it at 3. That’s all the team seemed to have in them as they went on to lose in overtime.
A disappointing loss for the Blades. They finished the regular season as the top team in the ECHL. They were picked No. 1 in the Hockey News ECHL poll, heralded by opposing coaches and players alike as “the best team in the league.”
Jacob Micflikier only played in the first game of the series before injuring his ankle again during a following practice.
Mike Brodeur had been presented the opportunity to play for the Everblades but turned it down. On one hand I understand where he’s coming from, but [...]Read More