The Florida Everblades capped a rally from a 3-1 series deficit with a 7-4 win over the Orlando Solar Bears on Wednesday in Game 7 of the South Division Semifinals at Germain Arena. Florida advances to meet South Carolina, a 4 games to 2 winner over Greenville, in the South Division Finals.
O’Donnell led the Everblades in the series with seven goals while McCarron (1g-10a) had a team-high 11 points. Anthony Peters went 4-0 with a 3.09 goals-against average and a save percentage of .904. Orlando was led by Denver Manderson (4g-5a) and Chris Crane (2g-7a) who both recorded nine points.
This marked the 13th time – out of 77 occurrences – in ECHL postseason history that a series was extended to seven games after a team had trailed 3-1. Florida is the sixth team to win an ECHL playoff series after trailing 3 games to 1.
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