Tag Archives: Norfolk

IS THIS ROCK BOTTOM?

Connecticut-Whale_thumb_thumb_thumb      VERSUS      Norfolk

Throughout the 2011-2012 season the Whale have had two glaring problems: allowing quick back-to-back goals and not holding third period leads. Both of those Achilles Heel issues haunted the Whale Saturday night as they dropped a 5-4 decision, their ninth straight in a ten round shootout to the visiting Norfolk Admirals in front of a lively crowd of 5,557 on Wade Redden Bobblehead night at the XL Center.

Scott Tanski had a very strong game for the Whale with his first multi-goal game punching two into the Norfolk net while Kelsey Tessier added two assists.

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NEWBURY RECALLED

New York RWith Brandon Dubinsky nursing a shoulder injury and Ruslan Fedotenko suffering from back spasms, Kris Newbury has been recalled from the Connecticut Whale to join the Rangers for their game with the Montreal Canadiens. That’s one long day of travel. A nine-hour ride from Norfolk, VA to Hartford, Connecticut and then a flight up to Montreal for the game with Les Habs. Fortunately for the Whale, they don’t play again until next Wednesday when they travel to Portland for a head-to-head with the Pirates.

Here’s the official release:

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THE AHL PRE-SEASON ANNOUNCED

The AHL has released the official pre-season schedule. The Whale Games are highlighted in Green and you can find them all after the jump…

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MCDONAGH TO MAKE DEBUT VERSUS STARS

According to all of the NY Rangers beat writers, the word out of Dallas is that Michael Rozsival is out for tonight’s game and that Ryan McDonagh will make his NHL debut afterall.

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HEADING SOUTH

Charlotte CheckersLAWSON, PISTILLI, STAAL RE-ASSIGNED TO FLORIDA

CHARLOTTE, N.C.Charlotte Checkers general manager and head coach Jeff Daniels announced today that defenseman Kyle Lawson and forwards Matthew Pistilli and Jared Staal have been re-assigned to the Florida Everblades (ECHL). Continue reading