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Thursday, September 29th
Admirals Sign Five To Roster

NORFOLK, VA. - The Norfolk Admirals, proud ECHL affiliate of the Edmonton Oilers, announced the signing of four forwards and one goaltender on Friday, per head coach Rod Aldoff. Jeff DiNallo, 23, comes to the Admirals after a successful four-year career at Clarkson University. The 5'7" - 172 lbs. forward dressed in three games with the Adirondack Thunder last year but is looking to stick around permanently in Norfolk. Malcolm Gould, 23, comes to Norfolk via North Vancouver, British Columbia. Similar to DiNallo, Gould spent four years playing in college (Michigan Tech), dressed a handful of games in the league (Indy Fuel) and is now looking to earn his spot. Cal Decowski, 24, amassed 135 games over the same amount of time as a member of the University of Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs. This will be his first shot at professional hockey. Louis Belisle, 25, has the most pro experience of the group, spending the large majority of the past two seasons with the Columbus Cottonmouths of the SPHL. Over 86 contests there, he totaled 60 points. Additionally, he earned three ECHL roster spot's last season, spending time with South Carolina, Wheeling, and Fort Wayne. Sean Bonar, 25, will compete for a goaltending spot in camp this year. Since the start of the 2014-15 season, Bonar has spent time with seven different organizations. Last year, the Delta, British Columbia native played 18 games in the ECHL (Brampton, Fort Wayne, Wichita) and also defended the cage 13 times for the Fayetteville FireAntz of the SPHL, posting a 1.89 goals against average. "I want these guys to come in, work hard, and compete. They know they're being given an opportunity and I'm looking forward to see what every one of them has to offer." With the additions, the Admirals have now announced the signing of 21 players thus far this offseason. By position, the names are as follows. FORWARD: Steven Whitney, Mike Seidel, Ryan Salkeld, Paul Rodrigues, Alexandre Ranger, Devin Mantha, Nick MacNeil, Danick Gauthier, Josh Brittain, Maxime St-Cyr, Domenic Alberga. Jeff DiNallo, Malcolm Gould, Cal Decowski and Louis Belisle. DEFENSE: Gabriel Verpaelst, Steven Tarasuk and Aaron Harstad and Adam Phillips. GOALTENDER: Connor Knapp and Sean Bonar. Many of these names will be on the ice when the team begins training camp this Monday. The team will begin practice at 10 AM at Norfolk Scope Arena and it is open to the public. The Admirals begin the 2016-17 season on Friday, October 14th against the Kalamazoo Wings at the Norfolk Scope. Season tickets, ten packs, and opening night packages are on sale now and can be purchased by calling 757-640-1212. For more information on all things Admirals, follow the team on Facebook (NorfolkAdmirals), Twitter (@NorfolkAdmirals), and Instagram (NorfolkAdmirals). **Photo Credits: College Hockey Updates, Tumblr/MinnesotaLove, Fort Wayne Komets, Indy Fuel.

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