The Florida Everblades, the ECHL (formerly known as the East Coast Hockey League) affiliate of both the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Carolina Hurricanes, has released their schedule for the 2013-14 season.
There are two teams that will be storming into the Germain Arena for the first time ever. The Colorado Eagles will fly into town to face off with the Everblades on December 6th and 7th. The Fort Wayne Komets, ECHL affiliate of the Anaheim Ducks, will be coming into town for a three-game trip on February 19th, 21st, and 22nd.
If you live close enough to see the Everblades play at home, or just fancy making the trip, the team you will see the most this season is the Orlando Solar Bears, ECHL affiliate of the Minnesota Wild. The Solar Bears will be facing off with the Everblades at the Germain Arena a total of 8 times this season, with 6 more encounters at the Amway Center in Orlando.
Another team you will see a lot of is the Greenville Road Warriors, ECHL affiliate of the New York Rangers, who will be coming into town 5 times this season. They will be in Estero twice in December on the 20th and the 21st, then again for 3 games at the end of January on the 29th, 31st, and the first of February. Then, they will make their last trip into town on Saturday, April 12th, ending a 9-game home stand and finishing out the regular season.
You can see the full Florida Everblades schedule by clicking here.