NORFOLK, Va. Ė The Norfolk Admirals have signed goaltender Zane Kalemba to an Amateur Tryout Contract (ATO).
Kalemba, 24, is a 5-foot-11, 185-pound goaltender from Saddle Brook, New Jersey. He recently completed a four-year collegiate hockey career at Princeton University. This season with the Tigers, he posted an 8-12-3 record with a 3.19 goals-against average and .898 save percentage. Over the course of his collegiate career, Kalemba posted a 57-44-5 record in 108 games with a 2.46 goals-against average and .912 save percentage. He is Princetonís all-time career leader in games played, save percentage, wins and shutouts.
Last season was a banner year for Kalemba as he went 22-10-1 with a 1.82 goals-against average and .932 save percentage, setting Princeton single-season records for wins, goals-against average and save percentage. He was named ECAC and Ivy League Player of the Year, earned first team All-ECAC and All-Ivy Honors, was a second-team All-American and became the second Hobey Baker Award nominee in Princetonís school history.
The Admirals will battle the Bridgeport Sound Tigers tonight and tomorrow night at Scope. Both games begin at 7:15 p.m..
Join us for CHKD Night at Scope as the Admirals take on the Bridgeport Sound Tigers on Saturday. Special discounted fundraising tickets are available with proceeds going back to CHKD. Tickets may be purchased in advance only through norfolkadmirals.com. As a special part of the event, fans can participate in a silent auction to win dinner with Admirals players Ty Wishart, Chris Lawrence and Scott Jackson and Admirals Strength & Conditioning/Video Coach Ben Eaves. Look for the silent auction on the Scope concourse on Saturday!
Also on Saturday, the first 2,000 fans through the gates will receive the final set of Admirals trading cards, courtesy of 96X. For a complete schedule and details of all Admirals promotions, please visit norfolkadmirals.com or call (757) 640-1212.
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 1-800-745-3000 or visit Ticketmaster online at ticketmaster.com. Donít miss a minute of the action by purchasing your 2009-10 season tickets today. Stop by the Admiralsí Administrative Offices at Scope, call (757) 640-1212 weekdays from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or visit norfolkadmirals.com anytime!