ESTERO, Fla. – Florida Everblades President and General Manager Craig Brush along with Head Coach Greg Poss announced Thursday that the team has agreed to terms with defenseman Bobby Raymond for the 2012-13 season.
Raymond, 27, returns to the Everblades after totaling 12 points (3g-9a) and a +13 rating last season. The 5-10, 185-pound blue-liner also recorded 10 points (2g-8a) in 18 playoff appearances to help lead the club to its first Kelly Cup title last spring. Raymond also appeared in 38 games with the Binghamton Senators last season logging four assists.
The Lucknow, Ontario native posted a goal and an assist in nine playoff games during Binghamton’s hampionship season in 2011. During that same season, he led all Everblades defensemen with 33 points (8g-25a) in 72 games played.
Prior to his professional career, Raymond played four seasons at Rochester Institute of Technology (R.I.T.) totaling 41 career points (12g-29a). He also played one season in France for Strasbourg playing in 26 games scoring four goals and six assists.