Norfolk Admirals fall to Elmira, 3-2

Southsidedaily.com is your source for free local news and information in Virginia Beach

Admirals lose in Elmira
The Norfolk Admirals have lost the first four games of the season and will look for their first win Saturday night against the Elmira Jackals. (Photo courtesy Norfolk Admirals Twitter)

The Norfolk Admirals lost their fourth straight game Friday, falling 3-2 to the Elmira Jackals.

Elmira’s first goal came 5:14 into the first period, when Tyson Fawcett scored on a power play, with an assist from forward Kyle Rankin.

Mike Krieg, a rookie defenseman for the Admirals, tied the game in the second, with assists from Nick MacNeil and Adam Phillips.

Less than two minutes later, Mike Seidel scored on an assist from Aaron Harstad, and the Admirals took the lead, 2-1, for the first time this season.

Paul Greiger followed with a tally for Elmira, with assists from Fawcett and Rankin.

The winning goal came from Daultan Leveille with 5:22 left in the third, on assists from Casey Thrush and Davis Vandane.

Coach Rod Aldoff pulled his goalie for the last 90 seconds, but the Admirals weren’t able to capitalize.

The Admirals face the Jackals in Elmira Saturday at 7:05 p.m.

For more information about tickets, call 757-640-1212. Fans can also follow the team on Facebook (NorfolkAdmirals), Twitter (@NorfolkAdmirals) and Instagram (NorfolkAdmirals).

Tide Radio is the official radio partner of the Admirals. Southside Daily and Tide Radio are owned by the same parent company, Local Voice.

SHARE
Previous articleMcAuliffe asks Washington for federal aid in aftermath of Hurricane Matthew
Next articleMiss Universe, Donald Trump in Virginia Beach Saturday
Joan Quigley is a former Miami Herald business reporter, a graduate of Columbia Journalism School and an attorney. Her writing has appeared in the Washington Post, TIME.com, nationalgeographic.com and Talking Points Memo. Joan Quigley is a former Miami Herald business reporter, a graduate of Columbia Journalism School and an attorney. Her writing has appeared in the Washington Post, TIME.com, nationalgeographic.com and Talking Points Memo. Her recent book, Just Another Southern Town: Mary Church Terrell and the Struggle for Racial Justice in the Nation’s Capital, was shortlisted for the 2017 Mark Lynton History Prize. Her first book, The Day the Earth Caved In: An American Mining Tragedy, won the 2005 J. Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress Award.