Today was Media Day for the Milwaukee Admirals and the conclusion of Pre-Season Training Camp. The focus after today shifts to a scheduled travel day to Des Moines where the 2017-18 season officially begins for the Admirals on Saturday and Sunday when they face-off against the Iowa Wild at the Wells Fargo Arena.
It wasn’t exactly that long ago that the 2017-18 Season Preview was published. Yet, so much has already been solved or shaken up, it feels as though another speed run through the Milwaukee Admirals is required. Yesterday’s news cycle alone almost demands it. When viewing the landscape of the AHL this season: it’s as talent filled as the league perhaps had ever been. The competition is going to be tremendous. There will be no better reflection of that than the AHL’s Central Division. And the Admirals are going to be a huge player within that murderer’s row of teams.
Today was the first practice session held at the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena during Milwaukee Admirals Training Camp. A touch of ice maintenance following Saturday night’s pre-season game against the Chicago Wolves caused the delay. But the wait was worth it – as it meant seeing Vladislav Kamenev and Harry Zolnierczyk rejoin the fold.
The Nashville Predators have officially set their Opening Night roster. In the process the Predators assigned both Frédérick Gaudreau and Vladislav Kamenev to the Milwaukee Admirals. The Predators start their season Thursday night on the road against the Boston Bruins. The Admirals open of their season on the road this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, against the Iowa Wild.
This is the final week of Milwaukee Admirals Training Camp before the 2017-18 season officially begins this weekend. The Admirals will start this year’s campaign off on the road Saturday and Sunday against the Iowa Wild at the Wells Fargo Arena. Before getting there the team still has a bit of roster shuffling to sort out. In fact, that storyline received a pleasant swerve while today’s practice was in session.
The Milwaukee Admirals lost 3-1 in their pre-season finale tonight against the Chicago Wolves at the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena. Focus next shifts to a week long build of practice in Milwaukee before the 2017-18 season officially begins this coming Saturday. The Admirals will travel to face the Iowa Wild Saturday and Sunday at the Wells Fargo Arena.
The Milwaukee Admirals lost 3-1 against the Chicago Wolves at the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena on Saturday night.
The Admirals fell into an early deficit and couldn’t dig themselves out. A pair of costly penalties provided a chance for Brett Sterling to collect two power-play goals for the Wolves. Trevor Smith would break the shutout bid for Maxime Lagacé but the Admirals would drop the final pre-season contest.
The Milwaukee Admirals have shaken up their Training Camp Roster ahead of tonight’s pre-season contest against the Chicago Wolves at the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena. The Admirals have reassigned Angelo Miceli and Trevor Mingoia to the Norfolk Admirals in the ECHL. The team also released Erik Bradford, Brandon Denham, and T.J. Melancon from their professional try-out contracts.
Following last night’s pre-season 4-3 victory on the road against the Rockford IceHogs things shifted back to the MSOE Kern Center this afternoon. Today was mainly a “Skills” day with Scott Nichol, the Nashville Predators Director of Player Development, running point. It was a good session between the Admirals two pre-season contests. The Admirals will host the Chicago Wolves at the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena at 6:00 PM CST tomorrow night.
The Milwaukee Admirals won 4-3 against the Rockford IceHogs on the road at the BMO Harris Bank Center on Thursday night.
It started pretty. It had a terrible middle. But the Admirals struck in rapid succession in the third period to snag a win in Rockford tonight. The Admirals power-play delivered three times tonight including a pair of power-play goals for Frédéric Allard.