ESTERO, Fla. - The Florida Everblades announced the team has acquired defenseman Scott Fletcher from the Toledo Walleye in exchange for future considerations. In addition, longtime Everblades forward Ernie Hartlieb has agreed to returns the team.

Fletcher, 23, joins the Everblades after posting 11 penalty minutes in five appearances with Toledo this season.  Hartlieb, 32, returns to the Everblades, after playing five seasons from 2004-2010.

Both Fletcher and Hartlieb are expected to be in the lineup when the Everblades play host to the Wheeling Nailers Saturday at Germain Arena.