Author Archives: Ryan

Turning Over The Keys

The time has come. In a weird and awkwardly timed mid-season announcement, I’m officially retiring from the Admirals Roundtable, and I’m handing over the keys of the franchise to Daniel Lavender. The Roundtable and the Short Shifts blog before it were … Continue reading

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Fox 6 Reporting Magnus Hellberg Callup

(Photo credit:  Scott Paulus) Hey, good for Fox 6 to give any love to the Admirals on any day other than media day, concert nights, and the playoffs. They were at Admirals practice today to do a day-in-the-life-of-a-goalie story, and … Continue reading

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Chicago Spoils Milwaukee’s Home Opener With OT Win

After spotting the Wolves a 2-0 lead, the Admirals battled back to send their home-opener to overtime. But Mark Mancari scored his second of the game on a two-on-one rush, giving the Wolves the 3-2 victory Saturday night in Milwaukee. … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Topic: Pre-game Routines

So to help generate a little chatter in advance of the home opener…The Roundtable poses this mid-week question to you: What is your pre-game routine for Admiral home games? Do you get to the arena at the same time every … Continue reading

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New Numbers And New Guys

Here are the new player numbers and the number changes for returning players this year.  Not that you’d ever confuse Joe Piskula for Jon Blum…but these are the numbers to get used to as we get ready for the opening … Continue reading

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Ads Close Out Pre-Season With 2-1 OT Loss To The Wild

With Magnus Hellberg and Marek Mazanec playing great hockey, the Admirals were nursing a 1-0 lead late in third period.  But the Iowa Wild finished strong, scoring the equalizer with 4:14 left in regulation, and a power play winner in … Continue reading

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Sunday Roster Moves

Say goodbye to Barry Almeida, Vinny Saponari, Scott Darling, and Taylor Aronson.  They’ve all been assigned/loaned to Cincinnati in the ECHL. Say goodbye to Mike Embach, Mike Moffat, and Chris Reed.  They’ve been released from their tryout contracts.  We hardly … Continue reading

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Ads Fall To Wolves In Second Pre-season Game

Chicago goaltender Jake Allen turned aside all 27 shots he faced, and a short-handed Corey Locke goal was the only offense the Wolves needed, en route to a 3-0 victory over the Admirals Saturday night in pre-season action. Magnus Hellberg … Continue reading

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Admirals Roster For Tonight’s Game

We’ll get our first looks at Colton Sissons and Miikka Salomaki tonight at the Kern Center! Forwards:  Barry Almeida, Zach Budish, Paul Crowder, Mike Emback, Mike Liambas, Joonas Rask, Miikka Salomaki, Vinny Saponari, Josh Shalla, Colton Sissons, Mathieu Tousignant, Mark … Continue reading

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Opening Line Combinations In Admirals Camp

Here are the line combinations the coaches put out there today.  Don’t read anything into the way I ordered them….it’s not a ranking or a first line vs second line thing. It’s just a list. Henderson – Watson – Cehlin … Continue reading

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