Posted June 09, 2012 on
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Tyler Johnson and Mike Kostka each scored twice and the Norfolk Admirals won their first Calder Cup title, beating the Toronto Marlies 6-1 on Saturday to sweep the American Hockey League finals.
Richard Panik and Pierre-Cedric Labrie also scored, Johnson added two assists, and Cory Conacher had four assists. Dustin Tokarski stopped 18 shots.
Mike Zigomanis scored for Toronto.
The Admirals are the Tampa Bay Lightning's top affiliate.
The Marlies are the Toronto Maple Leafs' farm club.
BEST OF MAXIM
There seems to be a bit of a controversy surrounding Norfolk Admirals forward Mike Kostka's goal, the on-ice officials missed the Admirals being offside and the game winning goal against the Marlies shouldn't have counted.
According to the Marlies, Norfolk forward Brandon Segal was six to...
The Norfolk Admirals have already enjoyed a pretty remarkable season. After losing in Springfield on Super Bowl Sunday, the Tampa Bay Lightning's American Hockey League affiliate did not lose again in the regular season, finishing the year on a record 28-game win streak. They've continued that success in the playoffs, going 14-3 so far to move within one victory of hoisting...
WORST. LOSS. EVER.
The Norfolk Admirals won Game 3 of the AHL Calder Cup Finals in overtime by a score of 1-0 after a dump-in ricocheted of a stanchion and straight into the goal.
The Norfolk Admirals beat the Toronto Marlies in Game 3 of the AHL Calder Cup Finals 1-0 on Thursday night, but how it happened is the big story. The winning/fluke goal came when Mike Kostka sent the puck in from the red line, but somehow it hit the side boards in the corner and took a magical bounce toward the goal. The goaltender had made his way to the back boards to play the...
Last night the Norfolk Admirals took a strangle hold lead in the series against the Toronto Marlies three games to none after this fluky goal in overtime.
The reaction by the Marlies players after the game is very telling after the goal was scored the Marlies players returned to the player’s bench and watched the replay of the goal in disbelief. I don’t know if you can...