The Norfolk Admirals (7-9) lost their fourth game in a row in regulation, falling 2-1 Friday to the Adirondack Phantoms in Glens Falls, N.Y.
The Phantoms (8-8), the top affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers, scored twice in a 49-second span early in the second period for a 2-0 edge.
The Admirals replied on Peter Holland’s power-play goal with 31 seconds left in the middle period but couldn’t convert on 12 shots against Phantoms goalie Scott Munroe in the final period.
Frederik Anderson made 29 saves but took the loss.
Before the game, the Admirals signed forward Rod Pelley and loaned defenseman Gabe Guentzel to the ECHL’s Fort Wayne Komets.
Pelley, 28, 5-foot-11 and 200 pounds, has played 256 NHL games between the Anaheim Ducks and New Jersey Devils. He has scored nine goals, 20 points and 102 penalty minutes.
Pelley, a former Ohio State player, last played in the AHL in 2008-09 with the Lowell Devils. In 151 AHL games over three seasons with Lowell, he had 34 goals, 36 assists and 131 penalty minutes.
Guentzel, 6 feet and 185 pounds, has appeared in six games with the Admirals this season, recording one assist and six penalty minutes.
The Admirals play the Connecticut Whale, the New York Rangers’ top affiliate, in Hartford on Saturday.
Friday's box score is here:
AHL: Adirondack deals Admirals fourth defeat in row
Phantoms score twice in 49 seconds, turn back Norfolk
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