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Admirals Announce Protected List

June 4, 2019 - ECHL (ECHL) - Norfolk Admirals News Release

Norfolk, VA- The Norfolk Admirals announced their 2019 protected players list on Monday.

Norfolk's list is comprised of 10 defensemen, 16 forwards, and 2 goaltenders. The full list is as follows:


Cody Smith

Brandon Rumble

Alex Jaeckle

Romain Chuard

Don Olivieri

Eric Roy

Mitch Hall

Ludlow Harris

Balazs Goz

Michael Young


Connor Hurley

Conor O'Neil

Luke Nogard

Ben Duffy

Christian Horn

Domenic Alberga

Shane Eiserman

Jake Wood

Patrick D'Amico

Matt McMorrow

Alex Rodriguez

John Gustafsson

Brant Sherwood

Stathis Soumelidis

Alex Pomeo

T.J. Moore


Jeremy Brodeur

Ty Reichenbach

Teams are allowed to protect as many players as they wish provided the players protected meet the guidelines as defined in the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the ECHL and the Professional Hockey Players' Association which state that teams shall retain the rights to each player that:

1. Signed an SPC in 2018-19 with the Member, and has not been traded or released, OR

2. Signed an SPC in 2018-19, and was recalled to the NHL/AHL or IIHF team, and has not been traded or released, OR

3. Had received a Qualifying Offer last summer for the current Season, DID NOT sign an SPC, and has not been traded or released, OR

4. Has been suspended by the Member or League, and has not been traded or released, OR

5. Signed an SPC on or after the first day of the 2018-19 Regular Season, then subsequently signed an NHL/AHL contract, and has not been traded or released, OR

6. Has executed the ECHL Retirement Form, and has not been traded or released.

Protected lists may exceed 20 players.

The ECHL also announced that teams must complete all Future Consideration trades by 3 p.m. ET on June 13 and that teams must submit their Season-Ending Roster by 3 p.m. ET on June 15.

While the Admirals have not yet released their full schedule, they have released the date of their opening night for October 11th.

2019-2020 season tickets and flex packages are on sale now! Contact an Admirals representative or stop by Scope Arena to secure your seats for opening night!

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