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Game Preview: Monarchs at Admirals, December 5, 2018

December 5, 2018 - ECHL (ECHL) - Norfolk Admirals News Release

Who: Norfolk Admirals (12-7-1-1, 26 pts) vs. Manchester Monarchs (8-9-1-1, 18 pts)

Where: Norfolk Scope Arena

When: 7:00 p.m.

Tickets: Purchase Online, or at the Scope Box Office

Regular Season Series: First of five meetings this season.

All-Time Series: Manchester leads 15-2-6

Game Broadcast: Free audio stream on Mixlr

Internet TV Broadcast: Available on ECHL.TV

Tonight's Promotions: In honor of our 41st President George H. W. Bush (1924-2018), the Admirals are offering a special 41-percent discount on tickets for all active and retired military personnel with military ID. These discounted tickets must be purchased at the Scope Box Office. Each ID will be good for a discounted ticket for the ID holder and one guest. Offer Valid for tonight's game only.

About Tonight's Game: Tonight's contest marks the first of three meetings this week at Scope between the two teams. The Admirals (12-7-1-1, 26 pts) are currently riding a four-game unbeaten streak (3-0-1-0) and enter tonight's game tied for second place in the South Division with the Florida Everblades. Both Norfolk and Florida are one-point back of the first place Jacksonville Icemen. The Everblades and Icemen play tonight in Estero, Florida. The Monarchs (8-9-1-1, 18 pts) will be looking to get back into the win column after dropping their last three contests. Manchester sits in seventh place in the North Division, but is just a mere four points back of third place.

About the Admirals: Darik Angeli is coming off a productive week on the road. Angeli enters tonight's play having posted three consecutive multi-point games and finished the three-game road slate with six points (2g, 4a)....Forward Luke Nogard is currently riding a three-game goal scoring streak....Goaltender Ty Reichenbach ranks second in the league with 481 saves and is tied for third with nine wins.

Admirals Team Leaders

Points: Domenic Alberga**, Taylor Cammarata (18)

Goals: Domenic Alberga**, Taylor Cammarata, Luke Nogard (7)

Assists: Jalen Smereck (14)

Plus/Minus: Jalen Smereck (+4)

Penalty Minutes: Daniel Maggio (47)

Power Play Goals: Several tied (2)

Shorthanded Goals: Patrick D'amico, Domenic Alberga** (1)

Shots: Jalen Smereck, Darik Angeli (63)

Wins: Ty Reichenbach (9)

Save %: Brad Barone (0.896)

GAA: Brad Barone (3.08)

Power Play: 7th 16-for-64 (19.0%)

Penalty Kill: 19th, 13-on-73 (82.2%)

**Denotes player currently in AHL

About the Monarchs: Spencer Watson leads the Monarchs with 10 goals and is tied for the team lead in points with Matt Marcinew (16 pts). Watson is currently riding a six-game point streak (5g, 4a)....Defenseman David Kolomatis is currently in his eighth season with the Monarchs. Kolomatis played four seasons with the AHL Monarchs from 2009-2013, and returned to Manchester in 2015 when the team joined the ECHL. A point producing defenseman, Kolomatis has accrued 239 points in 509 career games....The Monarchs are first in the league averaging 36.11 shots-per-game.

Monarchs Team Leaders

Points: Spencer Watson, Matt Marcinew (16)

Goals: Spencer Watson (10)

Assists: Matt Marcinew (11)

Plus/Minus: David Kolomatis (+5)

Penalty Minutes: Craig Wyzsomirski (23)

Power Play Goals: Spencer Watson (2)

Shorthanded Goals: Craig Wyzsomirski , David Kolomatis (1)

Shots: Matt Marcinew (58)

Wins: Cole Kehler (6)

Save %: Cole Kehler (.890)

GAA: Brandon Wildung (3.66)

Power Play: 27th, 5-for-61 (8.2%)

Penalty Kill: 23rd, 13-on-66 (80.3%)

Upcoming Home Games & Promotions

Friday, December 7, vs. Manchester, 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, December 8, vs. Manchester, 7:00 p.m. - Saturday's game is the annual Teddy Bear Toss. Fans are encouraged to bring a new teddy bear or stuffed animal to the game to throw onto the ice when the Admirals score their first goal. The stuffed toys will be distributed to local children's charities for the holidays! The following is a complete listing of promotions & ticket offers for this Saturday's game:

Teddy Bear & Ticket Offer: Receive one red-level voucher for Saturday's game and an Admirals Teddy Bear to throw onto the ice for just $20! To purchase call 757-640-1212, or to order online.

Pregame Fan Fest: Come early and join the fun from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the Exhibition Hall at Scope. Music, bounce houses, street hockey, corn hole and Connect 4 games and more will all be available for fans to enjoy!

Canned Food Drive Ticket Offer: Bring a canned food item to donate to those in need, and receive $2 off your ticket price. Discount good for all price levels, and tickets must be purchased at the Scope Box Office. Limit one (1) $2 discount per person donating. Offer good for Saturday, December 8 game only.

Postgame Skate: The second postgame skate of the season takes place following Saturday's game. Skate with and meet the Admirals players following Saturday's game. Skates will be made available, or fans may bring their own.

The Fur Circus is in town! The Fur Circus mascots will be on hand to entertain fans throughout the game!

Jewish Heritage Night: Join us for a Hanukkah celebration along with other holiday activities! The Admirals will have a menorah lighting presentation on the ice to celebrate the seventh day of Hanukkah.

Admirals Ticket Information

Holiday Ticket Packs: Give the gift of hockey and receive four red-level ticket vouchers to be used for any 18-19 regular season game, an Admirals navy beanie, Admirals scarf and Admirals Holiday puck for just $65! (This is a $125 value!) To purchase, contact the Admirals office at 757-640-1212!

Single Game Tickets may be purchased at the Scope Box Office, or online at

Discounted Group Tickets: Bring your group of 10 or more to a game at a discounted price! Group tickets are available for all home games. Fundraising opportunities are also available.

2018-19 Ticket Packages are Currently on Sale! The Admirals offer flexible partial plans that will best fit your schedule and budget! To view pricing and benefits of all available ticket packages.

For more information regarding ticket options, or Norfolk Admirals Hockey, visit or call the Admirals office at (757) 640-1212!

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Norfolk Admirals forward Luke Nogard
Norfolk Admirals forward Luke Nogard

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