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Admirals Acquire Vail From Idaho In Exchange For Harstad

Wednesday, February 8th
Admirals Acquire Vail From Idaho In Exchange For Harstad

NORFOLK, VA. – The Norfolk Admirals completed a trade with the Idaho Steelheads on Wednesday, sending defenseman Aaron Harstad out west in exchange for forward Brady Vail.

Vail, a 22-year-old forward, comes to Norfolk after having played 24 games for the Fort Wayne Komets this year and 18 at the American Hockey League level with the Rochester Americans. Nearly a point-per-game player with Fort Wayne, the 6’0” – 194 lbs. center was selected in the fourth round of the 2012 National Hockey League Draft by the Montreal Canadians.

Born in Hendersonville, NC, Vail was just traded from Fort Wayne to Idaho on Tuesday as a beginning stage of this three-team deal.

Aaron Harstad, 24, was the Admirals All-Star representative last month in Adirondack and had played 33 games with Norfolk this season.

Vail will not arrive in Norfolk in time for tonight’s game, however the Admirals will take on the Greenville Swamp Rabbits this evening at 7:15 at Norfolk Scope Arena.

Tickets are available now on Ticketmaster.com, as well as at the box office for tonight’s Spaghetti Wednesday contest. The first 200 folks to purchase a full-price day-of-game ticket will receive a free spaghetti meal in Meeting Room Four tonight and will additionally be entered to win an Admirals jersey in a raffle.

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