NORFOLK – Norfolk Admirals General Manager Mike Butters announced today that the Admirals have reduced their roster to 25 players.
The following players have been released or reassigned from the Admirals:
Forward Mathieu Curadeau (assigned to IHL Fort Wayne)
Defenseman Kevin Quick (reassigned by Tampa Bay to ECHL Augusta)
Goaltender Craig Kowalski (returned to ECHL Gwinnett)
Forward Luciano Aquino (released)
Defenseman Jay Holladay (released)
Returning 2007-08 Admirals will include forwards Blair Jones, Bracken Kearns, Chris Lawrence, Justin Keller, Brandon Segal, Radek Smolenak and Paul Szczechura, and defensemen Daryl Boyle, Justin Fletcher, Andy Rogers, Jay Rosehill and Matt Smaby.
Rounding out the forward ranks will be Brandon Bochenski, Mitch Fadden, Zenon Konopka, Brady Leavold, Wyatt Smith and Peter Zingoni. Defensemen will include Brent Henley, Andrew Hutchinson, Scott Jackson, Jeff May and Ty Wishart. Goaltenders Riku Helenius and Mike McKenna complete the roster.
The 20th season of Admirals hockey officially kicks off on Friday and Saturday at Scope against the Hershey Bears.
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 2008-09 season tickets 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!