NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk Admirals announced today that they have signed goaltender Shane Connelly to a Professional Tryout Contract (PTO).
Connelly, 22, is a 5-foot-9, 177-pound goaltender from Cheltenham, Pennsylvania. He has appeared in 14 games with the ECHL’s Johnstown Chiefs so far in this season. The professional rookie has posted a 3-7-2 record in those games.
Connelly appeared in 90 games with the University of Wisconsin Badgers from 2005-06 to 2008-09, posting a 41-36-11 record over his collegiate career. He was a part of the 2006 Wisconsin National Championship team in his first collegiate season.
The Admirals will battle the Hershey Bears in a home-and-home set of games beginning this evening at Giant Center. The puck drops tonight at 5:00 p.m. The Admirals and Bears then travel to Norfolk to face off at Scope on Tuesday night at 7:15 p.m.
Tuesday’s game will be another Family Fun Pack Night and Student Rush Night. Family Fun Packs include four discounted Red Level Tickets for just $48 plus four free hot dogs, four free popcorns and four free sodas. Fans get all of that for just $48 – that’s a savings of $37!
Student Rush Nights, brought to you by Pit Bull Energy Drink and Baxter’s Sports Lounge, provide $8 White Level Tickets (normally $12) for high school and college students with a valid current high school or college ID. In addition, when you buy a Student Rush Night Ticket, you get a buy-one, get-one free offer for the next Student Rush Night. On top of that, you get discounted food at Baxter’s Sports Lounge (located right across the street from Scope) on the day of the game.
Admirals Family Fun Packs are available at the Scope Box Office, all Ticketmaster Outlets, charge-by-phone at 1-800-745-3000 or online at Ticketmaster.com. Student Rush Night Tickets are available ONLY at the Scope Box Office after 2:00 p.m. on the day of the game.
For a complete schedule and details of the promotions, please visit norfolkadmirals.com or call (757) 640-1212.
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. 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 norfolkadmirals.com anytime!