Game 2 preview: Jacksonville Icemen, Florida Everblades face off in playoffs

Who: Jacksonville Icemen vs. Florida Everblades.

What: Kelly Cup first-round playoffs, Game 2 (Icemen lead 1-0).

When: 3 p.m. Sunday.

Where: VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena.

The skinny: The Icemen play their second home game of the series before traveling down the state to Estero for Games 3, 4 and 5. ... Goaltender Matt Vernon recorded his first-ever postseason shutout in Game 1. ... The Everblades eliminated the Icemen from the 2022 and 2023 playoffs, both times winning the first three games of the series. ... Olivier Nadeau and Jacob Panetta both took five shots on goal in Thursday's victory.

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