Friday night there was a game to be played, but an afternoon announcement was on the minds of the Norfolk Admirals community.
Norfolk Admirals owner Ken Young confirmed to WAVY that he is being forced to sell the team to the Anaheim Ducks.
A night for a great cause also featured a horrible result for the home Norfolk Admirals.
The Admirals returned home to Scope Friday night and dropped a 3-2 overtime decision to the Hartford WolkPack.
The Admirals are hoping their upcoming five-game homestand will help them make a run at a spot in the playoffs.
10 On Your Side sources confirm that the move is inevitable as part of a newly expected AHL Western Division.
The Admirals squandered two leads against the Lehigh Valley Phantoms on Saturday night at Scope before losing 3-2 in an overtime shootout.
The Lehigh Valley Phantoms defeated the Norfolk Admirals 3-2 in overtime Friday night at Scope.
The Norfolk Admirals could not find an equalizer after falling behind early in the second half.
The Sound Tigers had no answer for goalie John Gibson, who’s effort helped Norfolk to a weekend series split over the Sound Tigers.
The Admirals held a first-period lead, but were outdone by missed opportunities the rest of the way.
The Norfolk Admirals fell behind 2-0 to the Springfield Falcons but rallied for a 4-3 win on Saturday night at Scope.
The Norfolk Admirals surrendered a goal in each period in Friday night’s 3-1 loss to the Springfield Falcons.
Yann Danis had 37 saves in the Admirals 3-0 shutout win over the Charlotte Checkers on Wednesday night at Scope.
An unlikely comeback and an overtime winner gave Norfolk its third win in the last four games.