Florida Everblades 8 @ Reading Royals 3
D Charles Landry, FLA: 0-0-0, +1, 1 SOG, 0 PIM
Season Totals: 27 GP, 2-5-7, +5, 10 PIM
D Sebastien Piche, FLA: Did not play (suspended)
Season Totals: 9 GP, 0-5-5, +4, 23 PIM
D Kevin Quick, FLA: 0-0-0, E, 0 SOG, 0 PIM
Season Totals: 25 GP, 0-9-9, -5, 2 PIM (Norfolk property)
Florida posted a snowman on the scoreboard for the second straight game, this time defeating Reading in Pennsylvania, 8-3. Reading had a 2-0 lead halfway through the first period on â€˜Blades goaltender John Muse. Florida reeled off four straight goals, then added four more in a 10-minute span between the end of the second period and the midway point of the third. New Lightning prospect Sebastien Piche was suspended for a boarding major in his last game. With the win, Florida is now three points behind South Carolina for sixth in the East, and four points up on Cincinnati for seventh. Chicago, who is in ninth, sits five points back of the Everblades.