NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk Admirals have signed defenseman Geoff Kinrade to an Amateur Tryout Contract, Admirals General Manager Mike Butters announced today. Kinrade is expected to make his professional debut tonight with the Admirals and will wear number 43.
Kinrade, a 6-foot-0, 195-pound native of Nelson, British Columbia, finished his collegiate career with Michigan Tech earlier this month. In 150 career games with the Huskies, the blueliner scored 14 goals and added 47 assists with 124 penalty minutes.
The 23-year-old served as an alternate captain with Michigan Tech this season. In 38 games, Kinrade scored three goals and added 13 assists with 18 penalty minutes, tying for fourth on the team in scoring and tying for second in assists.
The Admirals and Binghamton Senators will face off tonight at Scope. The puck drops at 7:15 p.m. The first 2,500 fans through the gates will receive an Admirals team poster courtesy of Pariser Dermatology, Virginia Clinical Research and Fox43.
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!