Admirals 7, Icemen 6

 

Turning point: Norfolk’s Darik Angeli scored with 11 seconds remaining in overtime, completing the visitors’ comeback and sending Jacksonville to a frustrating 7-6 loss Saturday at Veterans Memorial Arena.

Three stars: 1. Angeli, Norfolk (two goals, one assist); 2. Garet Hunt, Jacksonville (two goals, one assist); 3. Elgin Pearce, Jacksonville (two goals).

Penalty box: Jacksonville (4-11-2-1) got a rare power play goal when Scott Savage tallied the Icemen’s fifth score of the first period, but the penalty-killing unit struggled as Norfolk scored three times with the extra man.

Around the rink: The Icemen scored three times in the opening 4:01 but couldn’t hold the lead, later allowing five unanswered goals and going without a shot for 19 minutes and 20 seconds… Captain Hunt, back in the lineup after three games out, scored two of those early goals as Jacksonville sent Admirals goaltender Jamie Murray to the bench quickly. … Emerson Clark and Alexandre Goulet each assisted two goals. … Norfolk outshot the Icemen 35-21.

Up next: The Icemen travel to the Atlanta Gladiators for a Wednesday divisional game.