Admirals Sign Agreements with Norfolk and ECHL

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The Norfolk Admirals recently signed a new lease agreement with the City of Norfolk as well as a new agreement with the ECHL, according to the team.

Both agreements run for three years and will keep the Admirals, as members of the ECHL, playing at Scope Arena through the 2020-2021 season.

“The three-year agreements with the ECHL and the City of Norfolk are wonderful foundations and, of course, great indicators to the fans and the community that we are looking forward to a long and successful future in Hampton Roads.” said Admirals President and CRO Trent Ferguson.

The upcoming 2018-19 season will see the Admirals celebrate the organizations 30th anniversary in Hampton Roads.

“The City is thrilled to continue its great relationship with the Norfolk Admirals at Scope Arena. Norfolk has hosted professional ice hockey for nearly 50 years, and we look forward to celebrating this exciting local tradition for many more years to come,” said Norfolk Mayor Kenny Alexander.

The Admirals, who rejoined the ECHL prior to the 2015-16 season, played 11 seasons in the ECHL prior to spending 15 seasons from 2000-2015 as members of the American Hockey League.

The team will continue playing home games at Scope Arena, located in the heart of downtown Norfolk.

source: City of Norfolk