Found June 08, 2012 on
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 the Calder Cup for the first time in franchise history. The next win, which could come in Game 4 of the Calder Cup Final in Toronto on Saturday, would be a momentous moment for the Admirals, but it is...

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 eight feet inside the blueline when Kostka shot the puck into the corner causing...

Bad bounce past Ben Scrivens gives Norfolk Admirals overtime win against Marlies

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...

Admirals win their first Calder Cup

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. ...
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