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06-12-2012, 05:45 PM
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Several Norfolk Admirals players recognized in HF Prospect Awards

Though the Tampa Bay Lightning fell well short of an NHL playoff berth, many of the players affiliated with the organization still enjoyed a successful 2011-12 season. The greatest success was felt at the AHL level, where the Norfolk Admirals marched through the Calder Cup playoffs to a championship, posting a 15-3 record in the process and dominating the opposition at seemingly every turn.

Breakout Player for 2011-12: Cory Conacher, LW, Norfolk Admirals (AHL)

The undersized forward who never stops won an AHL contract in training camp and proceeded to make believers out of everyone. The AHL MVP and Rookie of the Year led the league in scoring (80 points in 75 games) and chugged over the hill to find an NHL two-way deal waiting for him in March.… read more


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