Last week, the Florida Everblades announced their 2011-12 preseason schedule. The preseason slate is comprised of two home games against the expansion Chicago Express, who will begin their inaugural season in the ECHL.
The following games will be played at Germain Arena in Estero:
Friday, Oct. 7 vs. Chicago at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 8 vs. Chicago at 7:05 p.m.
All current season ticket holders will receive free tickets to both preseason games as part of their ticket package
The 'Blades and Express will meet five times during the upcoming regular season, with three of those games to be played at Germain Arena, and two at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates, Ill. The Everblades open the 2011-12 regular season on Friday, Oct. 14 when they play host to the Gwinnett Gladiators at 7:30 p.m.
Season tickets and mini-plan ticket packages are now on sale. Call the Everblades hockey headquarters at 239-948-7825 to order your seats for the 14th season of minor league hockey. Visit www.floridaeverblades.com for more information on ticket prices and packages.