Estero, Fla. - Florida Everblades General Manager Craig Brush, along with Director of Hockey Operations and Head Coach Brad Ralph, announced the re-signing of forward Blake Winiecki for the 2021-22 season. Winiecki will be entering his fourth season with the Everblades.
After finishing the 2019-20 season with the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League , Winiecki returned to the Everblades for the 2020-21 season. During the season, Winiecki totaled 40 points (19g-21a) in 54 regular-season games while adding two goals in five games during the 2021 Kelly Cup Playoffs.
The Lakeville, Minnesota native started with the Everblades during the 2017-18 season where he played four games. Winiecki solidified his name with Florida during the 2018-19 season when he played in 61 games and tallied 59 points (25g-34a).
After his breakout season, Winiecki continued to be a crucial asset to the team. During the 2019-20 season, Winiecki appeared in 56 games and totaled 50 points (24g-26a).
Before going pro, Winiecki attended St. Cloud State University), where he totaled 75 points (37g-38a) in 145 career games.