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Rookie Forward Penner Inks Deal with Admirals

October 17, 2020 - ECHL (ECHL) - Norfolk Admirals News Release

NORFOLK, VA. - The Norfolk Admirals, proud members of the ECHL, announced on Saturday afternoon they have officially signed forward Tyler Penner to a contract for the upcoming 2020-21 season.

Penner, 25, becomes the eighth forward to sign with the Admirals for 2020-21. The Winnipeg, MNT native recently completed his four-year collegiate career at Colgate University. He played in a grand total of 131 games with the Raiders, registering 25 points. In his senior season, Penner had five goals and five assists, including 38 shots on goal and 24 blocked shots. Two of his five goals went in the books as game-winning goals.

Penner was named to the ECAC All-Academic team in all of his four seasons at Colgate.

Before his tenure at Colgate, the 5'11, 190lb centerman played three seasons with the Steinbach Pistons of the MJHL. He notched 23 goals and 35 assists in his final season and played in 167 career games with the Pistons. He served as team captain in the 2015-16 season and assistant captain in the 2014-15 season and was also named to the Second All Star Team in back-to-back seasons.

The Admirals roster now consists of eight forwards, five defenseman and one goaltender. (*Veteran*)

FORWARDS (8)

Matt Marquardt*, Cody Milan, Alex Penner, Jakob Reichert, Alex Rodriguez, Taylor Ross, Eric Selleck*, Alex Tonge

DEFENSEMEN (5)

Scott Dornbrock, Dajon Mingo*, Mike Monfredo*, Sam Thibault, Eric Williams

GOALTENDER (1)

Jake Theut

The Admirals 2020-21 Season is currently scheduled to start on January 15, 2021.

2020-21 SEASON TICKETS ARE NOW AVAILABLE

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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