NORFOLK, VA – The Norfolk Admirals announced Friday that the team has recalled forward Norm Ezekiel from the Utah Grizzlies of the ECHL. In addition, the Admirals have signed forward Jamie MacQueen to a PTO contract.
Ezekiel, 22, has appeared in three games with Utah this season adding nine penalty minutes. Last season, the 5-8, 185-pound forward scored a goal and posted 112 penalty minutes in 27 games played with the Colorado Eagles of the ECHL. In addition, Ezekiel logged 23 penalty minutes in nine appearances with the St. John's IceCaps of the American Hockey League. The Barrie, Ontario native played two seasons with the Barrie Colts (OHL) totaling 20 points (9g, 11a) and 262 penalty minutes from 2010-2012.
MacQueen, 25, has registered an ECHL best six goals in three games played with Utah this season. Last week he scored all five Utah goals, which helped him earn ECHL Player of the Week honors for the week of October 18-20. Last season, The 6-1, 185-pound forward registered 15 points (7g, 8a) in 33 games played with the Denver Cutthroats of the Central Hockey League, and posted five points (3g, 2a) with the Lake Erie Monsters (AHL). The London, Ontario native played four seasons at Bemidji State University (WCHA) compiling 47 points (24g, 23a) and 96 penalty minutes from 2008-2012.
Ezekiel and MacQueen attended the Admirals 2013 training camp last month, and appeared in preseason games against the Charlotte Checkers.
The Admirals open a six-game road slate tonight at Adirondack beginning at 7:00 p.m. Fans can tune-in on 1490 AM The Game, or online at www.1490amthegame.com. Fans can also watch the game online on the AHL Live website at http://ahl.neulion.com/ahl/
Norfolk returns home for a pair of games against the Syracuse Crunch on November 8 & 9 at Scope. Game tickets are now on sale, and are available through the Norfolk Scope Box Office, all Ticketmaster Outlets, charge-by-phone at 1-800-745-3000 and online at ticketmaster.com.
Stop by the Admirals’ Administrative Offices at Scope, or call (757) 640-1212 Office hours are Monday - Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Fans can also visit us online at www.norfolkadmirals.com