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Goaltender Jake Theut Returns to Admirals for 2020-21 Season

July 1, 2020 - ECHL (ECHL) - Norfolk Admirals News Release

NORFOLK, VA - The Norfolk Admirals, proud members of the ECHL, announced today they have officially re-signed goaltender Jake Theut for the 2020-21 season.

Theut, 26, began his first season as a professional in 2019-20 with the Roanoke Rail Yard Dawgs of the Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL). In 11 games with Roanoke, Theut registered a 3-5 record with a 2.72 GAA.

Following his stint in Roanoke, the Washington, MI product joined the Greenville Swamp Rabbits on a loan. After 27 days in Greenville, Theut was traded to Norfolk on February 11. Theut would finish his season with the Admirals, where he would receive the majority of the starts in-goal before the cancellation of the season in March.

In nine games played with Norfolk, Theut went 2-4-3, including a 35-save performance in which the Admirals defeated the Maine Mariners, 3-2, on March 10. His other win came on February 22 against the Florida Everblades, where he allowed just one goal on 37 shots.

Before turning pro, the 6-3, 190 goaltender spent four years at Northeastern University, but played in just five total games. For his fifth year, Theut would transfer to the University of Alabama-Huntsville, where he played in 12 games with the Chargers.

Theut has been staying busy since the cancellation of the season, as he recently graduated with his Masters in Industrial & Organizational Psychology from Alabama-Huntsville.


The Admirals have introduced a new ticket program where season ticket holders will be able to enjoy the same great seats but will now have access to an interest free 12-month payment plan.

This program offers affordability with a new price option as low as $19 a month, new benefits and a billing process for the fans' convenience.

As a season-ticket holder you will never lose the value of your ticket and gain access to exclusive benefits such as the unused ticket redemption (excludes Economy level), interest free payment plan, 15% off merchandise, playoff protection, lounge access, pre-game briefing, exclusive events, single game ticket discounts, auxiliary board message and many more.

In addition, the first 300 people to secure their seats for the 2020-21 season will receive a voucher for free tax preparation services courtesy of our partners at Loyalty Brands. Click HERE to purchase your season tickets today! For additional questions, call 757-640-1212.

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