Game Preview: Monarchs at Admirals, December 7, 2018
Who: Norfolk Admirals (12-8-1-1, 26 pts) vs. Manchester Monarchs (9-9-1-1, 20 pts)
Where: Norfolk Scope Arena
When: 7:00 p.m.
Tickets: Purchase Now Online, or at the Scope Box Office
Regular Season Series: Manchester leads 1-0-0
All-Time Series: Manchester leads 16-2-6
Game Broadcast: Free audio stream on Mixlr
Internet TV Broadcast: Available on ECHL.TV
About Tonight's Game: Tonight's contest marks the second of three meetings this week at Scope between the two teams. The Admirals (12-8-1-1, 26 pts) had their four-game unbeaten streak snapped by Manchester on Wednesday. Despite the setback, the Admirals have an opportunity to pull even with first place Florida (28 pts) tonight. The Monarchs remain in seventh place in the North Division, but snapped a three-game skid on Wednesday.
About the Admirals: Forward Luke Nogard saw his three-game goal scoring streak end on Wednesday. However, with an assist in the game, Nogard extended his point-scoring streak to four games (3g, 1a)....Forward Ben Duffy has posted five points (3g, 2a) in his last three games....The Admirals are 6-1-0-0 when leading after the first period.
Admirals Team Leaders
Points: Domenic Alberga**, Taylor Cammarata (18)
Goals: Domenic Alberga**, Taylor Cammarata, Luke Nogard (7)
Assists: Jalen Smereck (14)
Plus/Minus: Brandon Rumble (+2)
Penalty Minutes: Daniel Maggio** (47)
Power Play Goals: Several tied (2)
Shorthanded Goals: Patrick D'amico, Domenic Alberga** (1)
Shots: Darik Angeli (66)
Wins: Ty Reichenbach (9)
Save %: Brad Barone (0.896)
GAA: Brad Barone (3.08)
Power Play: 9th 16-for-87 (18.4%)
Penalty Kill: 16th, 16-on-73 (83.1%)
**Denotes player currently in AHL
About the Monarchs: Prior to Wednesday's game, the Monarchs received a boost from the AHL with the addition of goaltender Chris Driedger who turned aside 33 of 34 shots against Norfolk on Wednesday. Driedger appeared in six games for the Springfield Thunderbirds (AHL) this season and has made three appearances with the NHL's Ottawa Senators from 2015-2017....Pavel Jenys also joined the team on Wednesday and collected two assists in his Monarchs debut....Forward Nic Pierog has posted at least one point in six of his last eight games (4g, 4a).
Monarchs Team Leaders
Points: Spencer Watson, Matt Marcinew (16)
Goals: Spencer Watson (10)
Assists: Matt Marcinew, David Kolomatis (11)
Plus/Minus: David Kolomatis, Craig Wyzsomirski (+6)
Penalty Minutes: Craig Wyzsomirski (23)
Power Play Goals: Spencer Watson (2)
Shorthanded Goals: Craig Wyzsomirski , David Kolomatis (1)
Shots: Matt Marcinew (60)
Wins: Cole Kehler (6)
Save %: Chris Driedger (.916)
GAA: Chris Driedger (3.35)
Power Play: 27th, 5-for-65 (7.7%)
Penalty Kill: 22nd, 13-on-69 (81.2%)
Upcoming Home Games & Promotions
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 CLICK HERE
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 (pictured below) 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 Ticketmaster.com
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 CLICK HERE
For more information regarding ticket options, or Norfolk Admirals Hockey, visit NorfolkAdmirals.com or call the Admirals office at (757) 640-1212!
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Norfolk Admirals defenseman TJ Melancon vs. the Machester Monarchs
(Paul Jensen Photography)
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