Mavericks take on Florida Everblades in Kelly Cup final

Kansas City Mavericks

May 29, 2024 – ECHL (ECHL)
Kansas City Mavericks News Report

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. – After the best regular season in franchise history and the fifth best season in ECHL history, the Kansas City Mavericks now know their Kelly Cup Finals opponent.

Following their win in Game 6 in the Eastern Conference Finals, the two-time defending Kelly Cup champion Florida Everblades will face the Mavericks in the best-of-seven ECHL championship series.

There are numerous connections to Kansas City and Florida, most notably Mavericks GM and head coach Tad O’Had.

O’Had spent seven seasons as an assistant and associate coach for the Everblades before coming to Kansas City.

Mavericks team captain Jake Jaremko and alternate captain Jake McLaughlin were members of the Everblades during the 2021-2022 season.

Additionally, Mavericks skaters David Cotton and Justin MacPherson played for the Everblades this season.

Below is an overview of the full seven-game Kelly Cup Finals schedule:

2024 Kelly Cup Final, Kansas City Mavericks vs. Florida Everblades.

Game 1: Friday, May 31, 7:05 PM, Cable Dahmer Arena.

Game 2: Saturday, June 1, 7:05 PM, Cable Dahmer Arena

Game 3: Wednesday, June 5, 6:30 PM CT, at Florida

Game 4: Friday, June 7, 6:30 PM CT, at Florida

Game 5*: Saturday, June 8, 6:00 PM CT, at Florida

Game 6*: Monday, June 10, 7:05 PM, Cable Dahmer Arena.

Game 7*: Wednesday, June 12, 7:05 PM, Cable Dahmer Arena.

*If necessary

Kansas City won their first-ever Western Conference title against the Toledo Walleye on home ice on Monday. Including the regular season, the Mavericks are 66-15-4-2 this season. Seventy wins this season would give the Mavericks their first Kelly Cup title in franchise history.

Tickets for the Kelly Cup Final at Cable Dahmer Arena are on sale now at 816-252-7825 or

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