NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk Admirals have signed left wing Brandon Buck to an Amateur Tryout Contract (ATO), Admirals General Manager Mike Butters announced today.
Buck, 20, is a 6-foot-1, 191-pound native of Delaware, Ontario. He finished his third season of junior hockey with the Ontario Hockey League’s Guelph Storm, posting 24 goals and 40 assists in 66 games. He finished third in goals and points this season with the Storm while tying for the team lead in assists.
Buck has spent his entire junior career with the Storm, tallying 56 goals and 80 assists in 192 games. He has won Guelph’s The Co-operators Community Hero Award for outstanding community service two years in a row.
The Admirals will round out the home slate for 2008-09 with a pair of contests against the Philadelphia Phantoms this weekend. The puck drops tonight and tomorrow night in the last ever meetings between the clubs at Scope each night at 7:15 p.m.
The first 2,000 fans through the gates tonight will receive the final set of 2008-09 Norfolk Admirals trading cards.
To purchase tickets to any Admirals game, you may visit the Scope Box Office weekdays from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., visit any Ticketmaster outlet, call Ticketmaster at (757) 671-8100 or visit Ticketmaster online at www.ticketmaster.com. Don’t miss a minute of the action by purchasing your 2009-10 season tickets today. Affordable monthly payment plans are available for a limited time only! Stop by the Admirals’ Administrative Offices at Scope, call (757) 640-1212 weekdays from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or visit norfolkadmirals.com anytime!