The Admirals fell to Bridgeport 5-2 on Saturday night at Scope.
The Sound Tigers pounced on a five-on-three power play opportunity 4:32 into the game, as Jeff Hamilton's slapshot eluded Norfolk netminder Adam Munro. The Admirals responded with a two-man advantage goal of their own about two minutes later. Martin St. Pierre sent a cross-crease pass that Nathan Barrett redirected past Bridgeport goaltender Wade Dubielewicz at 6:46. However, the Sound Tigers resumed the lead with a David Masse even-strength tally at 10:24. Jeremy Colliton's power play marker at 11:10 made the score 3-1 in favor of the visitors after one period of play.
A Rob Collins slapshot goal 10:59 into the second stanza brought a switch in the Admirals' crease, as Corey Crawford replaced Adam Munro. Bridgeport led 4-1 after forty minutes.
Jeremy Colliton scored a shorthanded tally at 10:06 to make it 5-1 Sound Tigers. A Colin Fraser tap-in goal at 14:42 rounded out scoring, with Bridgeport winning by a 5-2 count.
The loss went to Adam Munro, who stopped 14 of 18 shots in just over two and one-half periods. Corey Crawford made 9 saves and did not receive a decision. Wade Dubielewicz picked up the win stopping all but one of the Admirals' 31 shots.
Norfolk was 1-7 on the power play. Bridgeport was 2-8.
Three Stars: 1. Jeremy Colliton - BRI 2. Rob Collins - BRI 3. Wade Dubielewicz - BRI