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Admirals Add Forward Foss For Upcoming Season

After spending the 2021-22 season in France, Ryan Foss has signed his first ECHL contract with Norfolk | Photo Courtesy: Neuilly-sur-Marne

Norfolk, Va - Norfolk Admirals Professional Hockey Club, proud affiliates of the Carolina Hurricanes and Chicago Wolves, announced on Tuesday that forward Ryan Foss has signed a contract with the club for the 2022-23 season.

Foss, 26, joins the Admirals after spending the 2021-22 season in the France2 league with Neuilly-sur-Marne. In 25 games with the club, Foss was second on the team in points (36) and led the team in assists (26).

Before heading overseas, the Oakville, ONT native played four years at Acadia University in USports. His career with Axemen consisted of 81 games played with 15 goals and 27 assists.

In 2016-17, the 6-foot-3, 185-pound forward shined with the Oakville Blades in the Ontario Junior A Hockey League (OJHL). Foss led the team with 68 points in 52 games played. His junior career began with the Windsor Spitfires in the Ontario Hockey League (OHL). He started his career with 32 points in 58 games during the 2013-14 season with the Spitfires.

The Admirals' most robust promotions schedule in YEARS is HERE! You can NOW RESERVE choice seats in 6-game plans. Choose and mix from these premium ticket plans to create 6, 12, 18, or 24 game packages. Partial Plans are loaded with promotions. And, you’ll have the same, chosen seat for every game. CLICK HERE for all the details on 2022-23 Partial Plans.

The Admirals will kick off the 2022-23 season against the South Carolina Carolina Stingrays on Friday, October 21. Puck drop is set for 7:05 PM at Norfolk Scope. CLICK HERE for all ticket information regarding the 2022-23 season.



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Norfolk Admirals Professional Hockey is a member of the ECHL, the premier Double-A hockey league, and brings affordable, family entertainment to Hampton Roads and play its home games at Scope Arena in Norfolk, striving to contribute to Norfolk’s rich regional impact of entertainment, culture, and the arts. The Admirals are affiliated with the National Hockey League’s (NHL) Carolina Hurricanes and American Hockey League’s (AHL) Chicago Wolves. The Admirals have won three Kelly Cups (1991, 1992, 1998). The club transitioned to the AHL in 2000 and won the Calder Cup in 2012 while capturing 28 consecutive wins—still the record for the longest active streak in AHL history. The team rejoined the ECHL in 2015. Blake Cullen founded the Hampton Roads Admirals in 1989. Visit for more information.

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