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November 23, 2011

Admirals Forward Dana Tyrell Recalled by Lightning

TAMPA, Fla. – The Tampa Bay Lightning, NHL parent club of the Norfolk Admirals, have recalled forward Dana Tyrell from the Admirals, Lightning Vice President and General Manager Steve Yzerman announced.

Tyrell, 5-foot-11, 185 pounds, has played in all 18 games for the Admirals this season, recording four goals and nine points with a plus-3 rating. He is tied for fifth on the team for goals.

Tyrell made his NHL debut last season, skating in 78 games while recording six goals and 15 points. He ranked fifth among league rookie forwards last season in blocked shots with 33 and led all Lightning first-year players for goals, assists, points, hits (47) and takeaways (21). Tyrell also made his Stanley Cup Playoffs debut in 2011, appearing in four games of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinal against the Pittsburgh Penguins before being injured. He returned to play in three games of the Eastern Conference Final against the Boston Bruins.

A native of Airdrie, Alberta, Tyrell played in 240 career junior games with the Prince George Cougars of the Western Hockey League. During his career at Prince George he amassed 81 goals and 179 points. Tyrell was selected to the 2009 Canadian World Junior Championship squad but was hurt in an exhibition game against Sweden. Tyrell was selected by the Lightning in the second round, 47th overall, of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft

The Admirals conclude their four-game road trip tonight and tomorrow night as they face off against the St. John’s IceCaps. The puck drops for both games at 6:00 p.m. EST. All games can be heard at 102.1-FM, 1490-AM and You can also watch on a pay-per-view basis at

The Admirals and Charlotte Checkers square off this evening at 7:15 p.m. Next up for the Admirals is a pair of games against the Providence Bruins on Friday and Saturday nights at Scope. Friday night's game begins at 7:30 p.m. and is Diabetes Awareness Night to benefit the EVMS Strelitz Diabetes Center.

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

Don’t miss a minute of the action by purchasing your 2011-12 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 anytime!


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