ANAHEIM, Calif. – The Anaheim Ducks announced Monday that the National Hockey League (NHL) club has recalled defenseman Nolan Yonkman from the Norfolk Admirals, Anaheim’s primary development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL).
Yonkman, 33, has logged an assist in two games played with Anaheim this season. The 6-6, 253-pound blueliner has registered two goals, five assists, 58 penalty minutes, and a +6 rating in 31 games with the Admirals this season.
The Punnichy, Saskatoon native has totaled ten points (1g, 9a) and a 140 penalty minutes in 76 career NHL games split between Anaheim, Florida, Phoenix, and Washington. Yonkman was selected by the Washington Capitals in the second round of the 1999 NHL Entry Draft. Earlier this season, Yonkman appeared in his 700th professional game on December 15 in a game at Charlotte.
Norfolk will be back on the road next weekend for a three games in three-day stretch which begins on Friday against the Portland in Lewiston, Maine. Fans can tune-in to the game on 1490 AM The Game, or on 1650 AM.
The Admirals will return home on January 17 & 18 to battle the Worcester Sharks. Saturday, January 18 is Pink in the Rink. Come out and show your support in the fight against breast cancer. The Admirals will be skating on pink ice for that game. The Jan. 18 game is a ticket blackout game, meaning that coupons may not be used or redeemed for this game.
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.
For 10-packs, or discounted group tickets 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