ANAHEIM, Calif. The Anaheim Ducks, National Hockey League (NHL) parent club of the Norfolk Admirals, announced today that the NHL club has assigned 16 players to the Admirals. Click here for a roster.
Frederik Andersen Goaltender
Igor Bobkov Goaltender
Josh Brittain Left Wing
Mat Clark Defenseman
Marco Cousineau - Goaltender
Corey Elkins Center
Emerson Etem Right Wing
Peter Holland Center
Matt Kennedy Right Wing
Ryan Lasch Right Wing
Brandon McMillan Left Wing
John Mitchell Left Wing
Kyle Palmieri Right Wing
Devante Smith-Pelly Right Wing
Sami Vatanen Defenseman
Chris Wagner Center
These players are the first to be assigned to Norfolk under the new affiliation agreement between the Admirals and Ducks.
In addition, the following players were assigned by the Ducks elsewhere:
Assigned to junior team: John Gibson Goaltender (Kitchener/OHL)
Rickard Rakell Right wing (Plymouth/OHL)
Assigned to Sweden: Max Friberg Left Wing (Timra/Swedish Elite League)
Tim Heed Defenseman (Vaxjo/Swedish Elite League)
The 2012-13 Admirals hockey season begins on Friday, October 12, at Norfolk Scope Arena. Dont miss a minute of Admirals action by purchasing your 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.