Oskari Salminen

ECHL Playoff Recap: Adirondack Thunder vs Norfolk Admirals Game 4 | 05/10/2024

The Adirondack Thunder and Norfolk Admirals have played a series where the first three games are by the road team, and on Friday Night, the Thunder would look to tie the series up at two. Both teams would opt to go to their backup netminders as Jeremy Brodeur would give Isaac Poulter the night off […]

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ECHL: Norfolk Admirals Transactions | 05/06/2024

The Norfolk Admirals announced earlier today that 24-year-old goaltender Oskari Salminen has been reassigned to Norfolk from the Manitoba Moose of the American Hockey League. The Kotka, Finland native was called up to the Moose following the Admirals Game 1 win of the 2024 Kelly Cup Playoffs North Division Semifinals against the Trois-Rivieres Lions. Salminen […]

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Scrum happens in front of the Admirals net after a whistle.

ECHL Playoffs Series Recap: Norfolk Admirals vs. Trois-Rivières Lions | Round 1

The 2014-15 season brought a lot of pain to the Norfolk, VA community, with the Norfolk Admirals missing out on the playoffs and the Anaheim Ducks relocating their American Hockey League affiliate to San Diego, CA. Professional hockey was not entirely lost, as it was announced the city would bring back an ECHL team for […]

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PHOTOS: Manitoba Moose vs. Texas Stars – 04/19/2024

CEDAR PARK, Texas – Friday night, the visiting Manitoba Moose defeated the Texas Stars 8-3. It was a penalty-filled game that featured 74 combined penalty minutes and resulted in five power-play goals for the Moose. The Stars got off to a quick start, taking a 2-0 lead in the first 14 minutes of the first […]

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Admirals forward, Liwiski, fires a shot on net.

ECHL Game Recap: Norfolk Admirals vs Trois-Rivieres Lions | 04/17/2024

The Norfolk Admirals defeated the Trois-Rivieres Lions by a final score of 4-2 Wednesday night at Colisee Videotron Arena, taking a 1-0 series lead. First Period The first period, like the start of any series, was a feeling-out process by the two teams. The Admirals’ Austen Keating would take a tripping penalty at 8:20 of […]

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Admirals forward, Brandon Osmundson, battles for the puck with three Royals players

Norfolk Admirals Will Face Trois-Rivieres Lions In Kelly Cup First Round

On April 14, the Norfolk Admirals announced their schedule and the opponent they will be facing in the first round of the Kelly Cup Playoffs. While the Admirals are the higher seed, it will not be a traditional playoff round due to the Virginia International Tattoo event taking place at Norfolk Scope in downtown Norfolk, […]

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ECHL Weekend Game Recap: Atlanta Gladiators vs. Norfolk Admirals | 03/29/24-03/30/24

Friday – March 30, 2024 In the starting lineup for the Atlanta Gladiators were Brenden Datema and Jake Willets on defense, alongside Jackson Pierson, Parker AuCoin, and Micha Miller as forwards. Notably, Josh Boyer made his professional debut with Atlanta this evening. On the other side, the Norfolk Admirals are striving for a playoff spot, […]

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ECHL Game Recap: Adirondack Thunder vs. Norfolk Admirals | 02/28/2024

The two top teams in the North Division met in Norfolk, Virginia, on Wednesday Night as the Adirondack Thunder came into the night with a comfortable 11-point lead on the second-place Norfolk Admirals. Adirondack would get on the board first as Mike Gillespie threw a puck to the net while trying to avoid a hit, […]

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Jets: What’s Between the Pipes

In the last two weeks, we have looked at our depth at forward and defense. Let’s take a peek at those that tend the twine. The Core Connor Hellebuyck David Rittich Connor Hellebuyck, a Vezina trophy winner in the 2019-20 season, had very pedestrian numbers last year. He was 13th in wins with 29. For […]

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