Norfolk Admirals Official Website Norfolk Admirals Official Website



September 18, 2009

Admirals Training Camp to Open This Week

NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk Admirals General Manager Mike Butters today announced the free agent tryout roster and schedule for 2009-10 Norfolk Admirals Training Camp. Camp will commence on Wednesday, September 23 at Norfolk Scope Arena.

Yesterday, the Admirals NHL parent club, the Tampa Bay Lightning, assigned the first players to Admirals training camp: D Kevin Quick, D Scott Jackson, C Mitch Fadden and RW Chris Lawrence. Tampa Bay will assign additional NHL-contract players to Norfolk throughout training camp.

The following free agents will attend training camp: D Ben Wright, D Trevor Hendrikx, C Ryan McDonald, C Travis Whitehead, LW Justin Keller, RW Matt Dias, RW Stephen Werner, RW Erick Lizon, RW Chaz Johnson and RW Tommy Goebel.

The Admirals will hold on-ice practice sessions at Norfolk Scope next week. Beginning on Thursday, September 24, all weekday on-ice practices will be open to the public. Wednesday’s training camp testing sessions and all weekend practices will be closed to the public.

A tentative training camp schedule is given below. Fans are strongly encouraged to phone the Admirals at (757) 640-1212 to ensure that there have not been changes to the schedule. All fans will be required to sign in at the Scope reception desk and obtain a visitor’s pass.

The Admirals will take part in two preseason contests during training camp. They will face off against their NHL parent club, the Tampa Bay Lightning, on Friday, September 25 at Norfolk Scope Arena beginning at 7:00 p.m. The Admirals will then travel to Hershey to face the Bears at the Giant Center on Sunday, September 2 at 5:00 p.m. before returning to Scope for the second week of camp.

Single game tickets for all Admirals regular season home games are now on sale. Tickets are also currently on sale for the exhibition game pitting the Admirals against their NHL parent club, the Tampa Bay Lightning, at Scope on Friday, September 25. All Admirals tickets are available through the Scope Box Office, all Ticketmaster Outlets, charge-by-phone at 1-800-745-3000 and online at More details are available at

Don’t miss a minute of the action by purchasing your 2009-10 season tickets today. 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 anytime!

Wednesday, September 23
Players arrive and undergo orientation and physicals (closed to the public)

Thursday, September 24
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – On-ice practice

Friday, September 25
10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. – Optional pre-game skate (for Norfolk training camp tryout players only)
7:00 p.m. – Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Norfolk Admirals

Saturday, September 26
11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.; 12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. – On-ice practice (closed to the public)

Sunday, September 27
5:00 p.m. – Norfolk Admirals at Hershey Bears, GIANT Center (Hershey, PA; no radio broadcast)

Monday, September 28
1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.; 2:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. – On-ice practice

Tuesday, September 29
10:00 a.m. – 11:15 p.m. – On-ice practice
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. – On-ice practice

Wednesday, September 30
10:00 a.m. – 11:15 p.m. – On-ice practice
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. – On-ice practice

Thursday, October 1
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. – On-ice practice
Training camp concludes

Saturday, October 3
7:00 p.m. – Regular season opener – Norfolk Admirals at Hershey Bears, GIANT Center (Hershey, PA)


Home  |   Schedule  |   Tickets  |   Team  |   Press  |   Merchandise  |   Community  |   Sponsor  |   Contact Us

Norfolk Admirals Hockey     201 East Brambleton Ave.   Norfolk, VA 23510   757.640.1212
© 2016 Admirals ECHL Hockey, LLC All rights reserved. Do not duplicate or redistribute in any form.