Game Preview: Stingrays at Admirals, February 13, 2019
Who: Norfolk Admirals (19-24-3-3, 44 pts) vs. South Carolina Stingrays (25-18-4-0, 54 pts)
Where: Norfolk Scope Arena
When: 7:00 p.m.
Tickets: Purchase Now Online CLICK HERE, or at the Scope Box Office
Regular Season Series: Norfolk Leads 3-1-1
All-Time Series: South Carolina leads 15-9-3
Game Broadcast: Free audio stream on Mixlr CLICK HERE
Internet TV Broadcast: Available on ECHL.TV
About Tonight's Game: The Stingrays make their final appearance at Scope in the regular season and are unbeaten in their last three contests (1-0-2-0). The Admirals have had success against the Stingrays this season, collecting points in four of the five previous meetings while posting a 3-1-1 record against the Rays. The Admirals are eight points back of the fourth and final playoff spot in the division, and are ten points back of the second place Stingrays.
About the Admirals: Chris Crane leads Norfolk against the Stingrays with six goals. Crane is tied for the team lead in goals along with Luke Nogard and Ben Duffy. Duffy hit the 40-point mark last week and has recorded points in 11 of his last 15 games....Goaltender Ty Reichenbach ranks third in the league in saves (1,016) and minutes played (1836).
Admirals Team Leaders
Points: Ben Duffy (40)
Goals: Luke Nogard, Chris Crane, Ben Duffy (13)
Assists: Jalen Smereck** (28)
Plus/Minus: Matt McMorrow (+7)
Penalty Minutes: Jake Wood (75)
Power Play Goals: TJ Melancon (5)
Shorthanded Goals: Domenic Alberga** (3)
Shots: TJ Melancon (131)
Wins: Ty Reichenbach (14)
Save %: Merrick Madsen (0.905)
GAA: Merrick Madsen (3.40)
**Denotes player currently in AHL
About the Stingrays: Former Admiral Grant Besse leads the Stingrays with 20 goals and has recorded three goals in four meetings with the Admirals this season.....Andrew Cherniwchan leads South Carolina in scoring with 47 points in 47 games played and also holds the team lead in scoring against Norfolk with an impressive ten points (2g, 6a) in five games....Forward Matt Polhkamp has also been productive against the Admirals this season registering five goals.
Stingrays Team Leaders
Points: Andrew Cherniwchan (47)
Goals: Grant Besse (20)
Assists: Andrew Cherniwchan (29)
Plus/Minus: Kevin McKernan (+12)
Penalty Minutes: Andrew Cherniwchan (85)
Power Play Goals: Matt Pohlkamp, Cameron Askew (5)
Shorthanded Goals: Andrew Cheriwchan (4)
Shots: Andrew Cheriwchan (161)
Wins: Parker Milner (11)
Save %: Parker Milner (.910)
GAA: Adam Morrison (2.85)
Upcoming Home Games & Promotions
Friday, February 15, vs. Maine, 7:00 p.m. Virginia is for Hockey Lovers Night!
Saturday, February 16, vs. Maine, 7:00 p.m. Valentine's Day / Netflix & Chill Night
Admirals Ticket Information
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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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