Landry, Charles

ECHL Game Night: 1-26-12

Greenville Road Warriors 4 @ Florida Everblades 3 (SO)

LW Alex Hutchings, FLA: Did not play (injured)
Season Totals: 14 GP, 7-5-12, +3, 10 PIM
D Charles Landry, FLA: 0-0-0, E, 0 SOG, 2 PIM (tripping)
Season Totals: 7 GP, 0-3-3, +5, 2 PIM
D Kevin Quick, FLA: 0-1-1, E, 1 SOG, 0 PIM
Season Totals: 3 GP, 0-2-2, E, 0 PIM
G Pat Nagle, FLA: Loss, 38 saves on 41 shots
Season Totals: 25 GP, 13-10-0-1, 2.97 GAA, .900 sv%, 1 SO

Florida lost their fifth game in a row, this time at home to Greenville after they had a 3-0 lead to start the third period. Greenville peppered Lightning prospect goalie Pat Nagle with 16 shots in the final period. Nagle stopped a total of 38 shots in regulation and overtime, but gave up two goals on four attempts in the skills competition. Recently re-assigned Norfolk defensemen Charles Landry and Kevin Quick – both of whom saw time at forward for a depleted Admirals squad – played for the Everblades on Thursday. Quick (pictured) had an assist on the game’s opening goal. Of note: Lightning prospect forward Alex Hutchings, out since mid-November with an upper-body injury, has resumed skating with the team.

ECHL Game Night: 1-14-12

Chicago Express 3 @ Florida Everblades 4 (SO)

LW Alex Hutchings, FLA: Did not play (injured)
Season Totals: 14 GP, 7-5-12, +3, 10 PIM
D Charles Landry, FLA: 0-0-0, +2, 0 SOG, 0 PIM
Season Totals: 6 GP, 0-3-3, +5, 0 PIM
D Kevin Quick, FLA: 0-0-0, E, 1 SOG, 0 PIM
Season Totals: 2 GP, 0-1-1, E, 0 PIM (Norfolk property)
G Pat Nagle, FLA: Did not play (backup)
Season Totals: 24 GP, 13-9-0-1, 2.97 GAA, .902 sv%, 1 SO

After starting 10 straight games for Florida Nagle got his second night off in as many days. Carolina prospect John Muse got the win in net for the Everblades, who won a 15-round shootout for the victory. Charles Landry (pictured with the now defunct Montreal Juniors) played his sixth game for the ‘Blades; he was reassigned by the Norfolk Admirals earlier in the day. Kevin Quick went scoreless in his second ECHL game since the 2009 playoffs. He failed to convert his shootout attempt. Landry did not get into the shootout. Florida is ties for first in the South Division with Gwinnett.

Labrie Signing Highlights 3 Moves For Norfolk

In a trio of moves, the Lightning have announced they have signed Pierre-Cedric Labrie to a 2 year 2-way NHL contract. The power forward has been playing for Norfolk under an AHL contract and should add more muscle and toughness to the organization. Additionally, the Lightning have announced the recall of defenseman Evan Oberg from Norfolk in the wake of Victor Hedman's upper body injury, and that they have reassigned defenseman Charles Landry from Florida of the ECHL to Norfolk in Oberg's place.

ECHL Game Night: 12-23-11

Trenton Titans 3 @ Florida Everblades 6

RW Philip-Michael Devos, FLA: 1-2-3, +1, 2 SOG, 2 PIM (slashing), *Third Star*
Season Totals: 22 GP, 6-14-20, -2, 12 PIM (Norfolk property)
LW Alex Hutchings, FLA: Did not play (injured)
Season Totals: 14 GP, 7-5-12, +3, 10 PIM
D Charles Landry, FLA: 0-1-1, +2, 2 SOG, 0 PIM
Season Totals: 5 GP, 0-3-3, +3, 0 PIM
G Pat Nagle, FLA: Win, 43 saves on 46 shots, 17 PIM
Season Totals: 19 GP, 10-8-0, 3.08 GAA, .898 sv%, 1 SO

Philip-Michael Devos had another three point game, Charles Landry had his third assist in his sixth ECHL game, and the Florida Everblades topped the Trenton Titans 6-3. But… the real story is old time hockey – aka a line brawl – happened a year to the day that the ‘Blades were involved in their last Christmas massacre. It’s safe to say that their horrific Christmas jerseys are just a cover for a team that has anything but the Christmas spirit – unless the Christmas spirit involves punching, face washing and Lightning prospect Pat Nagle skating the length of the ice to get in on the action. Let’s hope Santa wasn’t watching. I know this – next year on the last game before Christmas I’m buying a ticket for the Evergrinches game. Nagle was kicked out for leaving his crease to fight (see video below). Maybe he can make the Lightning as an enforcer. Alex Hutchings remains out with an upper-body injury. He hasn’t played since November 12.

ECHL Game Night: 12-22-11

Trenton Titans 2 @ Florida Everblades 3 (OT)

RW Philip-Michael Devos, FLA: 1-2-3, E, 4 SOG, 0 PIM, *Third Star*
Season Totals: 21 GP, 5-12-17, -3, 10 PIM (Norfolk property)
LW Alex Hutchings, FLA: Did not play (injured)
Season Totals: 14 GP, 7-5-12, +3, 10 PIM
D Charles Landry, FLA: 0-0-0, -1, 2 SOG, 0 PIM
Season Totals: 4 GP, 0-2-2, +1, 0 PIM
G Pat Nagle, FLA: Win, 27 saves on 29 shots
Season Totals: 18 GP, 9-8-0, 3.08 GAA, .894 sv%, 1 SO

Philip-Michael Devos (pictured), recently returned to the ‘Blades from AHL Norfolk, had a goal and two assists, including getting a helper on Scott Pitt’s bad angle game-winner with 14 seconds left in overtime as Florida beat Trenton. Devos scored his fifth of the year with under two minutes remaining to send the game to overtime. Alex Hutchings remains out with an upper-body injury. He hasn’t played since November 12.

ECHL Game Night: 12-17-11

Florida Everblades 4 @ Greenville Road Warriors 3 (SO)

LW Alex Hutchings, FLA: Did not play (injured)
Season Totals: 14 GP, 7-5-12, +3, 10 PIM
D Charles Landry, FLA: 0-1-1, +2, 0 SOG, 0 PIM
Season Totals: 3 GP, 0-2-2, +2, 0 PIM
G Pat Nagle, FLA: Win, 31 saves on 34 shots
Season Totals: 17 GP, 8-8-0, 3.16 GAA, .892 sv%, 1 SO

Pat Nagle stopped 31 of 34 shots in regulation and overtime, then stopped all seven shooters he faced in the skills competition to backstop Florida to a much-needed win over Greenville. Charles Landry notched his second assist in three games in the win. Florida pulled within one point of Greenville for second in the South Division, though technically they remain tied for last with South Carolina in the division. Alex Hutchings remains out with an upper-body injury. He hasn’t played since November 12.

ECHL Game Night: 12-16-11

Florida Everblades 0@ Gwinnett Gladiators 3

LW Alex Hutchings, FLA: Did not play (injured)
Season Totals: 14 GP, 7-5-12, +3, 10 PIM
D Charles Landry, FLA: 0-0-0, E, 2 SOG, 0 PIM
Season Totals: 2 GP, 0-1-1, E, 0 PIM
G Pat Nagle, FLA: Loss, 27 saves on 29 shots
Season Totals: 16 GP, 7-8-0, 3.18 GAA, .891 sv%, 1 SO

After sitting last night Pat Nagle was strong in net Friday for Florida, giving up two goals on the road before the Gladiators scored into an empty net. Nagle’s teammates were stymied by former Montreal fourth rounder Jason Missiaen in goal for Gwinnett. Nagle’s save percentage continue to creep up to the .900 mark. Alex Hutchings remains out with an upper-body injury. He hasn’t played since November 12.

ECHL Game Night: 12-15-11

Florida Everblades 2 @ Gwinnett Gladiators 4

LW Alex Hutchings, FLA: Did not play (injured)
Season Totals: 14 GP, 7-5-12, +3, 10 PIM
D Charles Landry, FLA: 0-1-1, E, 1 SOG, 0 PIM
G Pat Nagle, FLA: Did not play (backup)
Season Totals: 15 GP, 7-7-0, 3.26 GAA, .888 sv%, 1 SO

Lightning prospect and rookie pro Charles Landry (pictured) had an assist in his ECHL debut, but Florida fell in Gwinnett 4-2. Landry was reassigned by Norfolk to Florida earlier this week. Pat Nagle sat backup to Billy Sauer in the game. Sauer stopped 33 of 37 shots in the loss. Alex Hutchings remains out with an upper-body injury. He hasn’t played since November 12. (Norfolk Admirals photo)

Admirals Reassign Landry to Everblades

TAMPA BAY, Fla. – The Tampa Bay Lightning, NHL parent club of the Norfolk Admirals, have reassigned defenseman Charles Landry from the Admirals to the ECHL's Florida Everblades, Admirals General Manager Julien BriseBois announced today.

Landry, 6-foot-1, 190 pounds, has appeared in 15 games for the Admirals this season, registering five assists, 17 penalty minutes and a plus-2 rating. The pro rookie also appeared in one game for the Admirals during the 2011 Calder Cup Playoffs.

Last season, the 20-year-old native of Napierville, Québec, appeared in 57 games with the Montreal Juniors of the Québec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL), recording career bests with 11 goals and 40 points. He also registered a plus-26 rating. Landry led the team in goals by a defenseman, was third in points by a defenseman and was tied for third overall in plus/minus. He also posted one goal and three points in ten playoff games for the Juniors.

Concurrent with Landry's reassignment to the Everblades, the Admirals announced that they had signed defenseman Jean-Philippe Côté to a standard AHL contract. Côté was signed to tryout agreement on November 18. The Lightning also reassigned blueline prospect Evan Oberg from Tampa to the Admirals squad.

AHL Playoff Game Night: 4/23/11 Admirals at Penguins

A brave Norfolk Admirals team has nothing to be ashamed about effort-wise in this playoffs.

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WBS-6

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Wins the Series 4-2

Dustin Tokarski allowed 4 goals on 27 shots, including an unsuccessful third period penalty shot by Joe Vitale in the third period. Considering the winning goal was essentially a 3-on-1, there's not much more Tic could've done tonight. He finishes the playoffs with 1 shutout, a 2.20 GAA, and a .924 save percentage, and he looks like a lock to be Norfolk's starter next season. In all likelihood, Cedrick Desjardins will be the backup in Tampa Bay next season, and Tokarski's play down the stretch seems to indicate he's the type of netminder who wants and needs to be the clear cut #1 in order to be at his best after struggling a bit as a tandem starter with Desjardins. He's regained the title of the Lightning's "Goaltender of the Future" and the priority for next season, his third pro season, will be for Tokarski to prove he can be that consistent #1 goalie before potentially moving up to the NHL in the 4th season of his pro career. At least, that seems to be what the plan is for Tic.

First Period
WBS Wagner, (1) (Walker, Craig), 2:13 (PP)
WBS Wagner, (2) (Potter, Walker), 3:58 (PP)
WBS Wagner, (3) (Wallace, Potter), 18:36

Second Period
NOR Pouliot, (4) (Ritola, Vernace), 14:18
NOR Jones, (1) (Ritola, Milam), 16:03 (PP)

Third Period
WBS Vitale, (2) (Wallace, Collins), 7:23
NOR Wright, (1) (Fornataro, Pouliot), 10:35 (PP)
WBS Wallace, (1) (Vitale, Potter), 18:57 (EN)
WBS Sill, (1) (Strait, Thiessen), 19:21 (EN)

Marc-Antoine Pouliot was the game's third star.

When you consider the Penguins came into this series the best team in the Eastern Conference, and the Admirals had to win their last game just to avoid having to cross over into the Atlantic Division, the Admirals have nothing to feel ashamed of in playing this series so tightly. The hard work and character of this Admirals team is worthy of mention, and the team and organization have come such a long way in 4 seasons since the Lightning started their affiliation with Norfolk.

Coincidentally, the East's crossover team, Binghamton, just knocked off Manchester in Game 7 to advance to the Atlantic Division final against Portland. One wonders what shape a Norfolk/Manchester series might have taken if Norfolk hadn't beaten Connecticut to close the regular season.

The big question now is what this Norfolk Admirals team will look like next season, with several of their older players facing contract decisions and several of the Lightning's best young prospects ticketed for Virginia next season.

Will veterans like Marc-Antoine Pouliot, Chris Durno, Mike Vernace, Mathieu Roy, and Troy Milam be back with the team next year? What about long-time pros like Blair Jones, Mike Angelidis, Mattias Ritola, and Vladimir Mihalik? Mihalik and Ritola just finished their 4th years of pro hockey and Jones and Angelidis finished their 5th. Many of these players will surely have opportunities to play in European leagues next season. We know Johan Harju will, for instance, and the question is whether Johan will stay in North America after a disappointing second half. And will Kevin Quick's time in the Lightning organization be over as well?

Conversely, the Admirals will need to free up spots for several of the Lightning's top prospects. Carter Ashton and Charles Landry have already made appearances for the club this season in the playoffs. Richard Panik and Tyler Johnson seem like locks to be in Norfolk next season, too.

Next season could be a big change for the Admirals organization, as the last vestiges of previous regimes pass on. Change is inevitable for a minor league club, but the Admirals seem destined for even more change than is the norm. The good news is that they seem to have good goaltending locked down and even better coaching after a successful inaugural campaign by Head Coach Jon Cooper and assistant Mike Flanagan along with player development consultant Steve Thomas. This group seems to have taken a decent foundation laid by earlier teams and made it even stronger this year, and that foundation can help the new Admirals grow to be even more successful than this year's edition, in time. Look at how well guys like Mark Barberio and Radko Gudas took to the league this season. It portends good things.

Box score from TheAHL.com.

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