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Admirals Release 2023-24 Regular Season Schedule



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Norfolk Admirals Professional Hockey Club officially announced their regular season schedule on Thursday afternoon. This will be the Admirals’ 34th season in Hampton Roads since their inception in 1989.


The Admirals will play a 72-game regular season schedule (36 home, 36 away). It is comprised of 25 games on Friday nights, 24 Saturday games, 12 Sunday contests, nine Wednesday games, one Tuesday game, and one Thursday night contest.


All Wednesday home games will start at 7:05 p.m. In addition, Friday nights will also begin at that time, with the exception of October 27 and November 24. Saturday night games are slated for a family-friendly start time of 6:05 p.m.


Last season marked the Admirals’ first year in the ECHL’s North Division. Teams in this division include the Adirondack Thunder, Maine Mariners, Newfoundland Growlers, Trois-Rivieres Lions, Reading Royals and Worcester Railers. The Admirals will play all of these clubs once again during the upcoming 2023-24 season.


The Admirals will kick off the season in Savannah, GA. for their first-ever matchup against the Savannah Ghost Pirates. It will be the first time Norfolk is starting their season on the road since the 2017-18 season (at Idaho).


The home opener at Norfolk Scope will be on Wednesday, October 28 when the Admirals face off against Worcester at 7:05 p.m.


The City Series, presented by Langley Federal Credit Union and WAVY-TV 10, will be returning in 2023-24 with the Admirals showcasing six cities in the Hampton Roads area. Below is the full schedule of our City Series games:


-Hampton: November 3 and 4

-Newport News: December 8 and 9

-Portsmouth: January 5 and 6

-Suffolk: February 9 and 10

-Chesapeake: March 1 and 2

-Virginia Beach: April 5 and 6


The following is a complete listing of the 2023-24 Admirals schedule:


NOTE: Home games are in BOLD, all start times are Eastern Standard Time.


October (3 Home, 2 Away):


20th (Friday) - @ Savannah Ghost Pirates - 7:30 p.m

21st (Saturday) - @ Greenville Swamp Rabbits - 7:05 p.m

25th (Wednesday) - vs. Worcester Railers - 7:05 p.m

27th (Friday) - vs. Worcester Railers - 6:05 p.m

29th (Sunday) - vs. Worcester Railers - 3:05 p.m


November (8 Home, 3 Away):


3rd (Friday) - vs. Maine Mariners - 7:05 p.m

4th (Saturday) - vs. Maine Mariners - 6:05 p.m

5th (Sunday) - vs. Maine Mariners - 3:05 p.m

8th (Wednesday) - @ Reading Royals - 7:00 p.m

10th (Friday) - @ Adirondack Thunder - 7:00 p.m

11th (Saturday) - @ Reading Royals - 7:00 p.m

17th (Friday) - vs. Adirondack Thunder - 7:05 p.m

19th (Sunday) - vs. Adirondack Thunder - 3:05 p.m

22nd (Wednesday) - vs. Trois-Rivieres Lions - 7:05 p.m

24th (Friday) - vs. Trois-Rivieres Lions - 6:05 p.m

25th (Saturday) - vs. Trois-Rivieres Lions - 6:05 p.m


December (5 Home, 8 Away):


1st (Friday) - @ Worcester Railers - 7:05 p.m

2nd (Saturday) - @ Worcester Railers - 7:05 p.m

8th (Friday) - vs. Jacksonville Icemen - 7:05 p.m

9th (Saturday) - vs. Jacksonville Icemen - 6:05 p.m

13th (Wednesday) - @ Trois-Rivieres Lions - 7:00 p.m

15th (Friday) - @ Trois-Rivieres Lions - 3:00 p.m

16th (Saturday) - @ Trois-Rivieres Lions - 3:00 p.m

20th (Wednesday) - vs. Reading Royals - 7:05 p.m

22nd (Friday) - vs. Reading Royals - 7:05 p.m

23rd (Saturday) - vs. Reading Royals - 6:05 p.m

29th (Friday) - @ Fort Wayne Komets - 8:00 p.m

30th (Saturday) - @ Wheeling Nailers - 7:10 p.m

31st (Sunday) - @ Wheeling Nailers - 4:10 p.m


January (7 Home, 6 Away):


5th (Friday) - vs. Indy Fuel - 7:05 p.m

6th (Saturday) - vs. Indy Fuel - 6:05 p.m

7th (Sunday) - vs. Indy Fuel - 3:05 p.m

12th (Friday) - @ Worcester Railers - 7:05 p.m

13th (Saturday) - @ Worcester Railers - 7:05 p.m

14th (Sunday) - @ Worcester Railers - 3:05 p.m

19th (Friday) - vs. Newfoundland Growlers - 7:05 p.m.

20th (Saturday) - vs. Newfoundland Growlers - 6:05 p.m.

21st (Sunday) - vs. Newfoundland Growlers - 3:05 p.m.

24th (Wednesday) - vs. Newfoundland Growlers - 7:05 p.m.

26th (Friday) - @ Worcester Railers - 7:05 p.m

27th (Saturday) - @ Worcester Railers - 7:05 p.m

28th (Sunday) - @ Adirondack Thunder - 3:05 p.m


February (5 Home, 6 Away):


2nd (Friday) - @ Toledo Walleye - 7:15 p.m.

3rd (Saturday) - @ Toledo Walleye - 7:15 p.m.

4th (Sunday) - @ Toledo Walleye - 5:15 p.m.

9th (Friday) - vs. Trois-Rivieres Lions - 7:05 p.m.

10th (Saturday) - vs. Trois-Rivieres Lions - 6:05 p.m.

16th (Friday) - @ Maine Mariners - 7:15 p.m.

17th (Saturday) - @ Maine Mariners - 6:00 p.m.

18th (Sunday) - @ Maine Mariners - 3:00 p.m.

23rd (Friday) - vs. South Carolina Stingrays - 7:05 p.m.

24th (Saturday) - vs. South Carolina Stingrays - 6:05 p.m.

28th (Wednesday) - vs. Adirondack Thunder - 7:05 p.m.


March (5 Home, 8 Away):


1st (Friday) - vs. Maine Mariners - 7:05 p.m.

2nd (Saturday) - vs. Maine Mariners - 6:05 p.m.

6th (Wednesday) - @ Reading Royals - 7:00 p.m.

8th (Friday) - @ Reading Royals - 7:00 p.m.

9th (Saturday) - vs. Reading Royals - 6:05 p.m.

15th (Friday) - @ Utah Grizzlies - 9:10 p.m

16th (Saturday) - @ Utah Grizzlies - 9:10 p.m

18th (Monday) - @ Utah Grizzlies - 9:20 p.m

22nd (Friday) - @ Adirondack Thunder - 7:00 p.m.

23rd (Saturday) - @ Adirondack Thunder - 7:00 p.m.

24th (Sunday) - @ Adirondack Thunder - 3:00 p.m.

29th (Friday) - vs. Atlanta Gladiators - 7:05 p.m.

30th (Saturday) - vs. Atlanta Gladiators - 6:05 p.m.


April (3 Home, 3 Away):


3rd (Wednesday) - vs. Reading Royals - 7:05 p.m.

5th (Friday) - vs. Reading Royals - 7:05 p.m.

6th (Saturday) - vs. Reading Royals - 6:05 p.m.

11th (Thursday) - @ Newfoundland Growlers - 5:30 p.m.

13th (Saturday) - @ Newfoundland Growlers - 5:30 p.m.

14th (Sunday) - @ Newfoundland Growlers - 2:30 p.m.


To inquire about ticket packages for the 2023-24 season, call 757.640.1212.


About Norfolk Admirals Professional Hockey Norfolk Admirals Professional Hockey is a member of the ECHL, the premier Double-A hockey league, and brings affordable, family entertainment to Hampton Roads and play its home games at Scope Arena in Norfolk, striving to contribute to Norfolk’s rich regional impact of entertainment, culture, and the arts. The Admirals are affiliated with the National Hockey League’s (NHL) Carolina Hurricanes and American Hockey League’s (AHL) Chicago Wolves. The Admirals have won three Kelly Cups (1991, 1992, 1998). The club transitioned to the AHL in 2000 and won the Calder Cup in 2012 while capturing 28 consecutive wins—still the record for the longest active streak in AHL history. The team rejoined the ECHL in 2015. Blake Cullen founded the Hampton Roads Admirals in 1989. Visit www.norfolkadmirals.com for more information. About SevenVenues The City of Norfolk’s SevenVenues serves to link Norfolk’s residents, visitors, and tourists to Norfolk’s rich cultural arts and entertainment community. Besides providing entertainment services, the City of Norfolk’s Department of Cultural Facilities, Arts and Entertainment is also responsible for the maintenance, repair, management, and operation of the City’s seven public assembly facilities which include: Scope Arena, Chrysler Hall, the Attucks Theatre, the Wells Theatre, Harrison Opera House, Harbor Park, and Open Air Events. To learn more, visit SevenVenues.com.

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