AHL Game Night: 2/11/11 Crunch at Admirals

It was the Smitty and Ritola show!

SYR-0
NOR-3

Mike Smith stopped all 29 shots he faced for the shutout.

First Period
NOR Durno, (14) , 6:32 (SH)

Second Period
NOR Milam, (9) (Ritola, Vernace), 18:14 (PP)

Third Period
NOR Pouliot, (14) (Ritola, Roy), 14:00

Smith, Chris Durno, and Troy Milam were the game's three stars.

Mattias Ritola had a pair of helpers in his Admirals debut.

It's a critical victory for Norfolk, which moves back into a tie with Charlotte at 63 points for third in the East Division. They also maintained their gap on fifth place Binghamton of 5 points. 28 games remain in the regular season.

Box score from TheAHL.com.