NORFOLK — The newest ECHL affiliate for the Stanley Cup finalists Nashville Predators has unveiled its new logo.
The Norfolk Admirals revealed its new blue and gold logo featuring an anchor at the Waterside District Thursday afternoon, five months before its upcoming season.
“This is an exciting day for the city of Norfolk, the Waterside District and the Admirals,” Michael Santos, Admirals president, said. “Together we revealed the team’s new logo, which marries the tradition of our hockey club with that of Norfolk’s rich military history.”
Admirals fan and Old Dominion University business senior Andrei Poleshchuk said he loves the new look.
“It harkens back to the old look, back to when the Admirals came to the ECHL in 1989,” Poleshchuk said. “It’s sharp, it’s clean … I’ve always been a fan of the blue and gold, and it’s funny because their new affiliate is the Nashville Predators, and their logo uses the same colors.”
The team’s new crest features a yellow rope border and five stars — signifying the rank of fleet admiral in the Navy — surrounding the 1989 Hampton Roads Admirals anchor logo, according to a press release.
This is the second in a string of announcements re-branding the team’s look and affiliate this year.
The Admirals will reveal new team jerseys in July, according to the release.
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