Star-Studded Cast Set for Tonight's Admirals Hour Radio Show
NORFOLK, VA – Norfolk Admirals Assistant Coach Alan May and former Admirals goaltenders Mike McKenna and Michael Leighton will join “The Voice of the Admirals” Pete Michaud on the Admirals Hour Radio Show tonight from 6:00 to 7:00 on ESPN Radio 1310.
May is in his first season as assistant coach of the Admirals. A 12-year-pro, the left wing was a veteran of 393 NHL games with the Boston Bruins, Edmonton Oilers, Washington Capitals, Dallas Stars and Calgary Flames. He recorded 31 career goals, 76 points and 1,348 penalty minutes. His 339 penalty minutes during the 1989-90 season remains a Washington franchise record.
McKenna made his NHL debut with the Tampa Bay Lightning last month after spending the first part of the season in Norfolk. McKenna posted a shutout in his second NHL start on February 7 versus the New York Islanders. He has a 3-3-1 record with the Lightning so far this season. He remains the Admirals team leader in wins this season with 10.
Leighton spent parts of four seasons with the Admirals from 2001-02 to 2004-05. He is the franchise’s all-time leader in games played (147), wins (75), shutouts (18), goals-against average (2.16) and save percentage (.919). Leighton now plays for the NHL’s Carolina Hurricanes and has a 6-6-2 record this season. He has appeared in 68 career NHL games between Carolina, Philadelphia, Nashville and Chicago.
Next up for the Admirals are Friday and Saturday contests at Scope against the Lowell Devils, AHL affiliate of the New Jersey Devils. The puck drops for both games at 7:15 p.m.
Friday night is Military Appreciation Night. Individuals may show their military ID at the Scope Box Office and receive $8 Red Level Tickets. Groups or commands who would like to sit together may contact the Admirals Group Sales Department at (757) 640-1212 ext. 23. For more details, please visit norfolkadmirals.com.
Saturday night is AAA Member Night. AAA members can receive $3 off Red Level Tickets at the Scope Box Office only. For more details, visit AAA online at AAATidewaterVA.com.
To purchase tickets to any Admirals game, you may visit the Scope Box Office weekdays from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., visit any Ticketmaster outlet, call Ticketmaster at (757) 671-8100 or visit Ticketmaster online at www.ticketmaster.com. Don’t miss a minute of the action by purchasing your 2009-10 season tickets today. Season tickets start at just $42 per month! Stop by the Admirals’ Administrative Offices at Scope, call (757) 640-1212 weekdays from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or visit norfolkadmirals.com anytime!