Admirals Sign Forward Pierre-Cedric Labrie to Tryout
NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk Admirals have signed forward Pierre-Cedric Labrie ("PEE-air SEHD-rihk lah-BREE") to a Professional Tryout Contract, Admirals General Manager Julien BriseBois announced today.
Labrie, 6-2, 212 pounds, is a veteran of three American Hockey League seasons. He split the 2009-10 season between the Manitoba Moose and Peoria Rivermen. Labrie appeared in 45 games for the Moose, recording five goals and six points with 69 penalty minutes. On March 3, Manitoba's parent club, the Vancouver Canucks, traded Labrie to the St. Louis Blues organization in exchange for forward Yan Stastny. Labrie then reported to St. Louis' AHL affiliate in Peoria, recording one assist in 16 games with 16 penalty minutes.
The 23-year-old from Baie-Comeau, Québec, has appeared in 191 career AHL games between the Moose and Rivermen, posting 18 goals and 40 points with 272 penalty minutes. Prior to turning pro, the undrafted left wing spent one season with the Baie-Comeau Drakkar in the Québec Major Junior Hockey League, posting 35 goals and 63 points with 113 penalty minutes in 68 regular season games. He then posted eight goals and 14 points with 35 penalty minutes in only 11 playoff games.
The Admirals will open the home portion of their 2010-11 regular season schedule on Friday and Saturday at Scope against the Worcester Sharks (AHL affiliate of the San Jose Sharks). Friday's game begins at 7:30 p.m. while the puck drops on Saturday at 7:15 p.m.
On Friday, the Admirals will hold their first Military Appreciation Night of the season. Red Level Tickets (normally $14) will be available for just $9 at the Norfolk Scope Box Office for all active or retired military, their dependents and reservists with valid military identification. More details are available at norfolkadmirals.com.
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.
Don’t miss a minute of the action by purchasing your 2010-11 season tickets today. Season tickets start at just $350 while 10-Packs are available for as little as $110. 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!