NORFOLK, VA - The Norfolk Admirals announced today that forward Andy Hilbert has been signed to a Professional Tryout Contract (PTO). He is expected to be in uniform for Norfolk's games against the Providence Bruins this weekend.
A native of Howell, MI, Hilbert stands at 5'11" and 198 lbs. Last season, he recorded career bests in goals (37), assists (42) and points (79) with Providence.
Originally selected by the Boston Bruins in the 2nd round (37th overall) of the 2000 NHL Entry Draft, Hilbert has played 234 AHL games with the Providence Bruins, netting 101 goals and 109 assists for 210 points and 296 PIM. He has also seen action in 38 NHL games with Boston, registering 3 goals and 3 assists for 6 points and 18 PIM.