ESTERO, Fla. – The Florida Everblades announced that they have signed right wing Sean Stefanski and forward Joel Ward.
The Everblades are the ECHL affiliate of the Carolina Hurricanes and the Florida Panthers of the National Hockey League and the Lowell Lock Monsters of the American Hockey League.
The 22-year-old Stefanski played for Lakehead University in 2004-05 scoring nine points (3g-6a) in 19 games after playing four years in the Ontario Hockey League with six different teams from 2000-04.
The 25-year-old Ward played the past three seasons with the University of Prince Edward Island, scoring 38 points (14g-24a) in 27 games in 2004-05. He played eight playoff games with Long Beach in the now-defunct West Coast Hockey League in 2000-01.