Yes, he's here, and yes, he played well. It would figure however that the weekend the Admirals have the best on-paper lineup in team history they face the second best goalie in the AHL and the Number One team in their Conference.
Igor Bobkov, buried in the ECHL last season, is now the Number One in Norfolk. While Wagner, Cramarossa, and Kerdiles are finding the back of the opponents' nets, Bobkov is now responsible for protecting the back of the Admirals' net.
The Admirals broke through their four game losing streak with a win Friday night against the Baby Pens after spending a week in "training camp mode." Will the win and the return to fundamentals be enough to right the ship?
Ducks fans got their first chance to see the draft picks from last weekend in action as well as some of the other prospects coming up through the system yesterday. Here are a few thoughts I had on the standouts.