Tampa Bay Reassigns Admirals Captain Angelidis to Norfolk
TAMPA BAY, Fla. – The Tampa Bay Lightning, NHL parent club of the Norfolk Admirals, have reassigned forward Mike Angelidis to the Admirals today, Lightning Vice President and General Manager Steve Yzerman announced.
Angelidis, 6-foot-1, 200 pounds, has played in six games with the Lightning this season, recording one goal and five penalty minutes. The Woodbridge, Ontario native scored his first career goal in his NHL debut with the Lightning on January 24 versus the Columbus Blue Jackets. Norfolk's captain has also played in 49 games with the Admirals, notching 12 goals and 23 points. He ranks second on Norfolk with 123 penalty minutes and is tied for seventh with 12 goals.
Last season, Angelidis set AHL career highs with the Admirals in goals (20), assists (18), points (38), plus/minus (+18) and penalty minutes (169). He also led Norfolk in penalty minutes and plus/minus.
Angelidis has played in 364 career AHL games with Norfolk and the Albany River Rats, collecting 74 goals and 146 points, to go along with 748 penalty minutes. He has also skated in 22 career Calder Cup Playoff Games, collecting two goals and eight points.
Angelidis spent his junior career with the Owen Sound Attack of the Ontario Hockey League, collecting 96 goals and 161 points in 284 games. He was undrafted and signed by the Carolina Hurricanes on July 27, 2006. The Lightning signed Angelidis as a free agent on August 3, 2010.
The Admirals will look to extend their franchise-record winning streak to 11 games tomorrow night at Scope when the Springfield Falcons visit Norfolk. The first 2,000 fans through the gates will receive the third set of 2011-12 Admirals trading cards.
Individual tickets for all regular season games start at just $12. Tickets are available now at the Scope Box Office, all Ticketmaster Outlets, charge-by-phone at 1-800-745-3000 and online at ticketmaster.com.
Admirals 10-Packs for the 2011-12 season remain available for as little as $110. You may also reserve your 2012-13 season tickets with a deposit of as little as $100 per seat today. 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!