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Blades lose in OT, McCarron plays game 200, teddy bears pour onto ice

The Florida Everblades fell to the Kansas City Mavericks 5-4 in overtime Saturday at home on a night when there were a few other highlights of mention.

Blades captain “Johnny Mac” McCarron suited up for his 200th game as a Blade, wearing an ugly Christmas sweater jersey. And that coincided with one of the best traditions in hockey — the teddy bear toss.

Fans showered the ice with teddy bears the moment Zach Magwood scored to tie the game 1-1 in the first period. The Blades collected them later take them to area hospitals for child patients during the holidays.

Watch the video above for the post-game recap by WINK Sports Anchor-Reporter Andrew Keesee.

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