The Path of a Florida Hockey Player- travels through Hertz Arena and the Junior Everblades
Notable Alumni Making Big News:
Former Jr. Everblades Players Seamus Casey and Gavin Brindley
Gavin Brindley:34th pick in the 2023 NHL draft by the Columbus Blue Jackets. Brindley played 15 games overall with the US National Team Developmental Program. Internationally he played in the 2022 U18 World Championships, the 2021 U17 Five Nations tournament, the 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games, the 2020 World Selects Invitational and played with the University of Michigan Wolverines.
Seamus Casey:selected in the second round of the 2022 NHL Draft by the New Jersey Devils, going 46th overall. Casey played 2023 World Junior Championship - (bronze medal, alternate), 2022 U18 World Championship (silver medal, six points in six games), 2021 Five Nations Tournament (gold medal), 2020 World Junior Olympics (silver medal) and plays for the University of Michigan Wolverines.
Austin Cangelosi: after a successful freshmen season the New York islanders of the NHL invited Austin to their "Rookie Camp" to get a better look at his talents. Austin is back at Boston College and is sure to make a major impact to the eagles this season.
Logan Roe: Roe returns for his fourth season with the Florida Everblades after posting a career best with 7 goals and 16 assists 23 points in 54 games played last season with a plus-43 rating. Roe registered 3 assists during the Everblades Kelly Cup Playoffs run. Roe has played 179 regular season games with Florida and played three games with the AHL’s Springfield Falcons, during his professional career. Prior to joining the Everblades, the Roe recorded one goal and 24 assists 25 points during his four-year collegiate career at Canisius College .
Troy Degler: after being drafted in the USHL by the Fargo Force in 2014. Troy stepped into the Minot, NAHL line-up and made a major impact with his skating and puck possession skills he will be looked at to get first line minutes and make a major contribution to the line-up.
Jacob Chychrun: made major noise when the Florida Hockey product was the #1 selection in the OHL draft by the Sarnia Sting. He joins huge company with the likes of Steven Stamkos and John Tavares.
Zach Solow: Zach spent the past two seasons playing with the St Louis Blues "AAA", this year he was drafted in the USHL and NAHL and signed with the Janesville Jets of the NAHL. He is one of only 4 players in the whole league at 15 years of age.
Brian Ferlin: After having a great college career at Cornell University the Boston Bruins came calling and Brian Frelin is developing as one of the Bruins top prospects in Providence of the AmericanHockey League "AHL".
Bobby Preece: Preece was the first Jr. Everblade to debut with the ECHL Florida Everblades. He was drafted in the USHL and NAHL and signed with the Fargo-Moorhead Jets. He played four seasons with Bentley University before going pro with the Quad City Mallards in the ECHL . He finished out his professional playing career with the Florida Everblades.
Mike and Nick Pastujov: the duo have excelled at every level competing for Honeybaked "AAA". The brothers committed to University of Michigan and are playing for the USNTDP program in Ann Arbor, MI.
Blake O'Neill: after having great careers with the Junior Everblades and Florida Jr Blades. Blake headed north to Kingston where he is considered one of the best d-men in the OJHL. He is currently being offered several college options and deciding on his next team.
Brandon Duhaime: recently committed to Brown University,Brandon is playing for the Merritt Cents. of the BCHL and had previously been developing with Pursuit of Excellence in British Columbia.
Brian Ferlin-Cornell University, NCAA D1 / Providence Bruins, AHL
Bobby Preece- Bentley University, NCAA D1 / Rapid City Rush, CHL, Quad City Mallards, Florida Everblades, ECHL
Bennet Schneider-Hamilton College / Penascola Ice Flyers, SPHL
Trevor Jewell- Johnson & Wales NCAA D3 / Bloomington Thunder SPHL
Logan Roe- Florida Everblades, ECHL
Eric Sugrue-Florida Jr Blades / Becker College, NCAA D3
Austin Cangelosi- Boston College, NCAA D1
JC Cangelosi-Connecitcut College, NCAA D3
Blake O'Neill-Florida Jr Blades / Kingston Voyageurs, OJHL (Committed to Elmira College, NCAA D3)
Ryan Edquist- Shattuck St. Mary's (Committed to University of Minnesota, NCAA D1)
Ryan Lingren- USNTDP U-17 (Committed to University of Minnesota, NCAA D1)
Brandon Duhaime-Merrit Centennials, BCHL (Committed to Brown University)