ESTERO, Fla. – The Florida Everblades announced that they have signed forward Colin Nicholson.
The Everblades are the ECHL affiliate of the Carolina Hurricanes and the Florida Panthers of the National Hockey League and the Albany River Rats and the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League. The head coach of the Hurricanes is Peter Laviolette, who began his coaching career in the ECHL. Former ECHL player Jason Cipolla is the assistant coach for Rochester and former ECHL goaltender Bob Janosz is the team’s video, strength & conditioning and goaltending coach.
The 25 year old has played his first two professional seasons in the ECHL and he has 35 points (14g-21a) and 47 penalty minutes in 90 regular season games and one goal and 14 penalty minutes in 16 Kelly Cup Playoff games for the Texas Wildcatters.