Everblades agree to terms with Kevin Lynch

ESTERO, Fla. – The Florida Everblades announced that the team has agreed to terms with forward Kevin Lynch for the 2014-15 season.

The Everblades are the ECHL affiliate of the Carolina Hurricanes and Tampa Bay Lightning of the National Hockey League and the Charlotte Checkers and Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League.

Lynch, 23, joins the Everblades after totaling 35 points (13g-22a) in 63 ECHL games split between the Toledo Walleye (28 points in 53 games) and the Evansville IceMen (seven points in 14 games) last season.

Lynch recorded 72 points (35g-37a) during his four-year collegiate career at the University of Michigan from 2009-13. In addition, he recorded 48 points (24g-24a) with the U.S. National Under-18 Team in 2008-09.

The Grosse Pointe, Michigan native was a second-round selection (56th overall) of the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.