Norfolk Admirals fall 3-2 to Toledo in overtime

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The Norfolk Admirals will look to rebound from Friday’s 3-2 loss to the Toledo Walleye when the teams square off again Saturday. (Photo Courtesy Norfolk Admirals Twitter)

The Norfolk Admirals fell 3-2 in overtime to the Toledo Walleye Friday in Norfolk.

The Admirals, the ECHL affiliate of the Edmonton Oilers, went up 1-0 at the 2:40 mark in the first, on a rebound shot by Nick MacNeil, his first goal of the season.

MacNeil scored again with 7:21 remaining in the period, on assists from Aaron Harstad and Jeff DiNallo.

Jared Nightingale, an ex-Admiral, got the Walleye on the board in the second.

With 2:25 remaining in the period, Jacob MacDonald evened the score at 2-2.

After a scoreless third, the teams headed into overtime, where Tylor Spink notched the game-winner, with an assist from Tyson Spink.

The Admirals and the Walleye face each other again Saturday Oct. 29 at 7:15 p.m. at the Scope Arena.

Tickets are available at Ticketmaster.com and the Scope box office. For information about tickets, call 757-640-1212.

Fans can also follow the team on Facebook (NorfolkAdmirals), Twitter (@NorfolkAdmirals) and Instagram (NorfolkAdmirals).

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