Found June 07, 2012 on Puck Drunk Love:
The Norfolk Admirals, who are the Tampa Bay Lightning's AHL affiliate, headed into tonight's game with a 2-0 lead over the Toronto Marlies for the Calder Cup. The Marlies have been on quite a run to give the city of Toronto their first taste of a major sports championship since the Blue Jays' World Series wins, but the Norfolk Admirals have been on a run of unbelievable proportions. They've lost three times since the Super Bowl back in February, and weren't about to lose tonight. They were so determined to win that apparently they paid a stanchion off to give them the upper hand (via SB Nation Tampa Bay):   [youtube]1BPsaKNqBXc[/youtube]    Toronto netminder Ben Scrivens, who was also the first star of the game, came back behind the net to play the dump-in, only there was no dump in to be played. Admirals' defenseman Mike Kostka dumped the puck in, but it wound up bouncing off of a stanchion instead of taking the route that Scrivens expected... and it w...

Admirals were offsides for game winning goal by Kostka

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...

Playoff game ends in stunning fashion

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.

Norfolk Admirals Close in on AHL Title With Controversial, Lucky Overtime Goal (Video)

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...

Mike Augello: AHL Does Mea Culpa Over Blown Call; Leafs Looking To Acquire Two Top Picks?

If it wasn’t enough that the Toronto Marlies lost Game Three of the Calder Cup Final in the most gut-wrenching way possible, this morning it was revealed that Norfolk’s fluke overtime goal should not have counted, as it occurred during a delayed off-side. At 9:02 of overtime, after Ben Scrivens stopped an Admirals offensive chance, the puck was cleared out of the zone...

(Video) Admirals lead Calder Cup Series against Marlies 3-0

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...
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