Chicago Express 2 @ Florida Everblades 4
LW Alex Hutchings, FLA: Did not play (injured)
Season Totals: 14 GP, 7-5-12, +3, 10 PIM
D Kevin Quick, FLA: 0-1-1, E, 2 SOG, 0 PIM
Season Totals: 1 GP, 0-1-1, E, 0 PIM (Norfolk property)
G Pat Nagle, FLA: Did not play (backup)
Season Totals: 24 GP, 13-9-0-1, 2.97 GAA, .902 sv%, 1 SO
Nagle got a rare night off in 2012 as former Everblades No.1 John Muse was back with the club and in the nets Friday night. Muse stopped 28 of 30 shots to earn the win and First Star honors. Former Lightning prospect and current Norfolk Admirals property Kevin Quick had an assist in his first ECHL game since he played for Elmira in the 2009 playoffs. Quick is coming off a lengthy absence from the ice due to injury.
Chicago Express 2 @ Florida Everblades 7
Florida broke open a 3-2 game with four unanswered goals Wednesday to beat Chicago 7-2. Nagle broke a personal two-game losing streak, though he had a somewhat easy night with only 15 shots against. Alex Hutchings remains out with an upper-body injury. He hasnâ€™t played since November 12.
Florida Everblades 2 @ Gwinnett Gladiators 6
Florida got down 3-0 quickly and could never recover, losing to Gwinnett 6-2 Saturday and falling three points behind the Glads in the division in the process. Nagle has started Floridaâ€™s last nine games. He is 6-2-0-1 over that span. Alex Hutchings remains out with an upper-body injury. He hasnâ€™t played since November 12.
Florida Everblades 3 @ Gwinnett Gladiators 4 (SO)
Florida and Nagle were gunning for their seventh straight win, but the â€˜Blades fell in a shootout to Gwinnett. Florida fought back from a two goal deficit late in the third to force overtime and eventually the shootout. Nagle stopped two of four shooters in the skills competition. Florida went 0 for 4. The Everblades missed a chance to take over first place in the South Division, instead allowing Gwinnet to push their lead to two points over second-place Florida. Alex Hutchings remains out with an upper-body injury. He hasnâ€™t played since November 12.
Florida Everblades 6 @ South Carolina Stingrays 3
Florida won their sixth straight game to pull within one point of division-leading Gwinnett with a big 6-3 road win New Yearâ€™s Eve in South Carolina. Florida scored the gameâ€™s first four goals, then held on for the win. Lightning prospect Pat Nagle has been in net for every game of the Everbladesâ€™ six-game win streak. Saturday was his third game in three nights, and he won them all. Alex Hutchings remains out with an upper-body injury. He hasnâ€™t played since November 12.