ESTERO, Fla. – Florida Everblades President & General Manager Craig Brush along with Head Coach Brad Ralph announced that the team has agreed to terms with forward Ralph Cuddemi for the 2016-17 season.
The Everblades are the ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes and the American Hockey League’s Charlotte Checkers.
Cuddemi returns to the Everblades where he posted five points (2g-3a) in nine appearances last spring. The 23-year-old first joined the Everblades last March after registering 42 points (20g-22a) in 39 games during his senior campaign at Canisius College.
The Concord, Ontario native totaled 123 points during his four-year collegiate career with the Golden Griffins. Cuddemi captained Canisius College last season, and was a college teammate of Everblades’ defenseman Logan Roe for three seasons.