Florida Signs Kovalchik, Poupard
Everblades Place Hartlieb On IR

ESTERO, Fla. – The Florida Everblades announced that they have signed defensemen Greg Poupard and Steve Kovalchik, who both completed their college season with Wayne State University.

The Everblades also announced that they have placed All-Star forward Ernie Hartlieb on 30-day injured reserve.

The 23-year-old Kovalchik played four seasons at Wayne State and had 67 points (10g-57a) and 80 penalty minutes in 141 career games, including 21 points (2g-19a) in 35 games in 2005-06.

The 23-year-old Poupard played four seasons at Wayne State and had 24 points (6g-18a) and 166 penalty minutes in 133 career games, including seven points (1g-6a) in 33 games in 2005-06.

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