ECHL Game Night: 3-1-13

Florida Everblades 2 vs. Gwinnett Gladiators 5

D Charles Landry, FLA: 0-0-0, -1, 1 SOG, 0 PIM
Season totals: 37 GP, 3-9-12, +2, 23 PIM

F Maxime Langelier-Parent, FLA: Did not play
Season totals: 3 GP, 2-1-3, -3, 5 PIM
(Syracuse Crunch contract)

D Daniel Milan, FLA: 0-0-0, -1, 1 SOG, 16 PIM (interference, leaving bench, roughing, game misconduct)
Season totals: 36 GP, 1-4-5, +4, 47 PIM

G Pat Nagle, FLA: 2.26 GAA, 10 S / 11 SA (.909 SV%)
Season totals: 28 GP, 12-8-3, 3.12 GAA, 712 S / 790 SA (.901 SV%), 0 SO

Florida found itself down 4-0 midway through the second period but could not mount any sort of response until the final frame, scoring twice but ultimately surrendering an empty net goal to Gwinnett in what amounted to the team's fourth-consecutive loss (the third-straight in regulation). The home crowd may not have been treated to a win but they did get to witness plenty of fireworks as the on-ice action repeatedly got heated and both teams, which racked up a collective 126 total penalty minutes, seven misconduct calls and four ejections, worked hard to keep the refs busy. The Everblades again lost after managing a sizable advantage (43-24) in shot-margin but proving far less efficient with their scoring chances. Neither team scored a power play goal. Dan Milan, back in the lineup for the first time since last Friday, ended up earning an ejection with just a couple minutes remaining the game for leaving the Everblades bench to join a scrum. Pat Nagle, who stopped all but one of eleven shots on goal after entering the match in relief of Rob Madore, was also ejected in the same sequence after leaving his crease for a confrontation. Alex Hutchings remains with the Lightning's AHL affiliate. Florida (28-20-10, 66 PTS) and Gwinnett (34-23-3, 71 PTS) will square off again Saturday night.

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