Babchuk out with shoulder separation

Today, the Norfolk Admirals announced that defenseman Anton Babchuk has suffered a mild shoulder separation and is expected to be out of the lineup for the next two to three weeks.

Babchuk, who was a 2005 PlanetUSA All-Star selection, will be unable to attend the 2005 Dodge AHL All-Star Classic in Manchester, NH, on February 13-14 due to the injury.

The Admirals’ next home games are Wednesday, February 9 and Saturday, February 12 vs. the Philadelphia Phantoms (Philadelphia Flyers) at 7:30 p.m. both nights. Tickets are available at the Scope Box Office, all TicketMaster outlets, charge-by-phone at (757) 671-8100 and online at

Ticket 10-Packs and group tickets are available through the Admirals’ office. For more information, visit the team’s website at or call the Admirals at (757) 640-1212.