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 Brett Bulmer for the 2017-18 season.
The Everblades are the ECHL affiliate of the Carolina Hurricanes of the National Hockey League and the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League.
Bulmer joins the Everblades after splitting last season overseas with Ingolstadt ERC (DEL) and Ilves Tampere (SM-liliga) totaling five points in 30 games.
Bulmer was a second-round selection of the Minnesota Wild in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft, and remained in the Wild’s system from 2011-16. The 25-year-old logged three assists in 17 NHL games played with the Wild during this stretch. Bulmer also has totaled 55 points (23g-32a) with 245 penalty minutes in 203 American Hockey League games with the Iowa Wild and Houston Aeros.
From 2009-12, the Prince George, British Columbia native played three seasons with the Western Hockey League’s Kelowna Rockets registering 151 points (65g-86a).