Saturday, May 14, 2016

Admirals Release Former Viper McGregor:

The East Coast Hockey League (ECHL) Norfolk Admirals have released former Vernon Vipers forward Bryan McGregor.

The Admirals acquired McGregor from the American Hockey League (AHL) Brampton Beast December 18th 2015. McGregor played in just one game with the Admirals before asking for his release in order to sign on with MMKS Podhale Nowy Targ, a club in the Polish Hockey League.

McGregor started the season with Brampton after signing with the Beast September 24th 2015. McGregor played in 18 games collected (2-goals-3-assists-5-points). 

After four years at Minnesota-Duluth McGregor went on to play three years in the East Coast Hockey League (ECHL) with Pensacola, Johnstown & Idaho before having a short stint with the American Hockey League (AHL) Binghamton Senators. McGregor had spent the past six seasons playing overseas in six different leagues with seven different teams (Sport, HC Trinec, HC Innsbruck, Beibarys Atyrau, Rungsted, Szekesfehervar & Piráti Chomutov) before returning to the AHL & ECHL this season.  

McGregor played parts of one season in Vernon (2002-2003) after coming over in a trade with the Cowichan Valley Capitals for forward Josh Ciocco. In 32 games with the Vipers McGregor collected (21-goals-26-assists-47-points).

Bryan McGregor's Player Profile:

This is posted on the Admirals website:

Admirals release goalie Philippe Cadorette and forward Bryan McGregor

December 28, 2015

NORFOLK, Va. - The Norfolk Admirals announce that the club has released rookie goaltender Philippe Cadorette and forward Bryan McGregor.

Cadorette, 20, made four appearances for Norfolk in his first professional season out of Baie-Comeau in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL). The 5-foot-11, 185-pounder from St. Hyacinthe, QC finished with a record of 0-1-0, a 6.58 goals-against average (GAA), and .820 save percentage (SV%).

McGregor, 31, skated in just one game for the Admirals, the 2-1 victory over Adirondack on Dec. 19 at Scope. The Niagara Falls, ON product went scoreless in his lone Admirals appearance, but scored two goals and three assists for the Brampton Beast in 18 games this season. The 6-foot, 207-pound forward asked for his release in order to sign on with MMKS Podhale Nowy Targ, a club in the Polish Hockey League.

Norfolk continues a four-game road trip Tuesday night in Georgia against the Atlanta Gladiators. Puck drop is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. The Admirals' next home game is this Saturday, Jan. 2. at 7:15 p.m. versus Atlanta. Stop by the Scope Box Office,, or charge-by-phone at 1-800-745-3000 to buy individual game tickets. Call 757-640-1212 for information on 10-pack tickets and season tickets.

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