NORFOLK, Va. Ė The Norfolk Admirals have signed forward Matt Syroczynski (see-roh-ZIHN-skee) to another Professional Tryout Contract (PTO).
Syroczynski, a 6-foot-5, 225-pound forward from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has appeared in 18 games with the Admirals. He has recorded four goals and two assists with eight penalty minutes and a plus-one rating. Syroczynski recorded his first career American Hockey League goal on November 6 at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. The 26-year-old fourth-year pro has now appeared in 21 career AHL games between Norfolk, Binghamton, Albany and Milwaukee and has four goals and three assists with ten penalty minutes in those games.
Syroczynski also has four goals and six points in four games with the Fort Wayne Komets (IHL) this season. Syroczynski also appeared in 73 games with the Komets as a rookie in 2006-07 when Fort Wayne was in the former United Hockey League, recording 20 goals and 41 points with 106 penalty minutes.
Syroczynski has appeared in 102 career ECHL games with the Cincinnati Cyclones, recording 55 goals and 90 points with 117 penalty minutes. He was the second-leading goal scorer with the 2007-08 Cincinnati squad that captured the ECHLís Kelly Cup Championship.
Syroczynski played college hockey at Clarkson University and the University of Vermont.
Next up on the docket for the Admirals is a pair of home games against the Manitoba Moose tonight and tomorrow night at Scope. The puck drops at 7:15 p.m. both nights. Tonight, the first 500 kids aged 12 and younger will receive a free Admirals youth jersey compliments of ITAC and WTKR NewsChannel3.
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 1-800-745-3000 or visit Ticketmaster online at ticketmaster.com. Donít miss a minute of the action by purchasing your 2009-10 season tickets today. Stop by the Admiralsí Administrative Offices at Scope, call (757) 640-1212 weekdays from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or visit norfolkadmirals.com anytime!