Pierre-Cedric Labrie Returns to Admirals From Lightning
TAMPA BAY, Fla. – The Tampa Bay Lightning, NHL parent club of the Norfolk Admirals, have reassigned forward Pierre-Cedric Labrie ("PEE-air SEHD-rihk lah-BREE") to the Admirals, Lightning Vice President and General Manager Steve Yzerman announced today.
Labrie, 6-foot-2, 220 pounds, has played in eight games with the Lightning, recording one assist and 10 penalty minutes while averaging 4:59 in ice time. He made his NHL debut on January 7 against Montreal and recorded his first assist and point on January 21 at Phoenix.
Labrie has appeared in 31 games with Norfolk this season, posting seven goals and 20 points with a plus-18 rating and 69 penalty minutes. Labrie leads the Admirals and is tied for third in the American Hockey League in plus/minus. He also ranks third on Norfolk in penalty minutes.
A fifth-year professional, Labrie has appeared in 286 career AHL games between Norfolk, the Peoria Rivermen and the Manitoba Moose. In those games, he has scored 32 goals and 86 points with 489 penalty minutes.
An undrafted forward, Labrie was originally signed by the Vancouver Canucks on July 9, 2007. Vancouver traded him to the St. Louis Blues in exchange for forward Yan Stastny on March 3, 2010. The Lightning signed Labrie to a two-year contract on December 29, 2011.
The Admirals will begin a three-game road trip tonight in Glens Falls, New York, with a 7:00 matchup against the Adirondack Phantoms. The trip continues tomorrow and Sunday in Springfield, Massachusetts, against the Falcons. All games can be heard at 102.1-FM, 1490-AM and 1021TheGame.com. You can also watch on a pay-per-view basis at AHLLive.com.
The Admirals return home on Friday and Saturday, February 10 and 11, to face off against the Adirondack Phantoms.
Friday, February 10, marks the second Military Appreciation Night of the 2011-12 season. Red Level Tickets (normally $17.50 on game nights) 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. Groups of 25 or more can purchase their Red Level Tickets for just $8 by contacting the Admirals Group Sales Office via phone at (757) 640-1212 ext. 23 or ext. 24 or via email at email@example.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.
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!