TAMPA BAY, Fla. – The Tampa Bay Lightning, NHL parent club of the Norfolk Admirals, have reassigned defenseman Mathieu Roy ("mah-TYOO WAH") to the Admirals, Lightning Vice President and General Manager Steve Yzerman announced today.
Roy, 6-foot-2, 215 pounds, has played in four games with the Lightning this season recording two penalty minutes. Roy has played in 65 career NHL games with Tampa Bay, Columbus and Edmonton, notching two goals and 13 points.
A native of St. Georges, Québec, Roy has played in 13 games for the Admirals this season, recording two goals and 11 points with 25 penalty minutes. Roy has skated in 269 career AHL games with Norfolk, Syracuse, Rochester, Springfield, Hamilton, Edmonton and Toronto, amassing 18 goals and 106 points.
Roy was drafted by Edmonton in the seventh round, 215th overall, of the 2003 NHL Entry Draft. He signed with Tampa Bay as a free agent on July 29, 2010.
The Admirals will continue their six-game road trip tonight at 7:00 p.m. against the Manchester Monarchs. Follow all of the action on 102.1-FM, 1490-AM, 1021TheGame.com and AHLLive.com.
The Admirals return to Scope on Wednesday to battle the Syracuse Crunch in another Admirals Value Night, featuring Admirals Family Fun Packs and Student Rush Nights.
Family Fun Packs, presented by SunTrust, 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 provide $8 White Level Tickets (normally $12) for 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.
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.
Individual tickets for all regular season games start at just $12. Tickets are available now at the Scope Box Office, all Ticketmaster Outlets, charge-by-phone at 1-800-745-3000 and online at ticketmaster.com.
Don’t miss a minute of the action by purchasing your 2010-11 season tickets today. Season tickets start at just $350 while 10-Packs are available for as little as $110. 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!