ESTERO, FL – Florida Everblades President and General Manager Craig Brush along with Head Coach Greg Poss announced today that forward Drew Larman has signed a contract with the club and that forward Nick Tarnasky has been recalled to the American Hockey League.
Larman returns to the Everblades where he began his professional career in 2005-06. Since then the 25-year-old has seen 26 games of action in the National Hockey League with the Florida Panthers and Boston Bruins. Last season Larman skated in four games with the Bruins as well as seeing action in 55 games with the Providence Bruins of the American Hockey League.
Tarnasky, 25, was recalled to the AHL by the Springfield Falcons where he began his professional career in 2004-05. The Rocky Mountain House, Alberta native appeared in three games with the Everblades, all last week at South Carolina, and had one goal and two assists.
The Everblades also announced today that forward Ross Carlson has been activated from the injured reserve list and is expected to see his first action of the season this weekend at Greenville. The 28 year old is in his third season with the Everblades and is coming off a season during which he led the Everblades in scoring with 53 points (28g-25a) in 62 games last year.