Hamilton, Rigsby to Visit on Sunday
Milwaukee, WI—The Admirals are honored to welcome Olympic Gold Medalists and Wisconsin natives Matt Hamilton and Alex Rigsby at the team’s game this Sunday, March 25th when the team hosts the Iowa Wild at 5 pm at Panther Arena.
The duo will be introduced to the crowd during the first period and take pictures and greet fans in the South Goal Tap Room, located on the south end of the rink on ice-level, during the 1st intermission.
A Delafield native, Rigsby was a goaltender on the gold medal winning US Women’s Hockey Team in PyeongChang last month. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 2014 after a remarkable four-year career that saw her help the team capture the NCAA Title in 2011 and finish as the school’s all-time leader in wins (100). Rigsby, who is an alumus of the Milwaukee Jr. Admirals program, has spent the last three seasons playing professionally for the Minnesota Whitecaps.
Hamilton brought home the gold with for this year’s Olympics with the Men’s Curling Team. After starting the games with a 2-4 record, Hamilton and his mates stormed back to win five straight, including a win over Sweden in the gold-medal match. A McFarland native who also competed in PyeongChang with his sister Rebecca in the mixed-doubles competition, Hamilton competed in the past three Curling World Championships.
Tickets can be purchased by calling Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000, by logging on to milwaukeeadmirals.com or by visiting the Admirals office at 510 W. Kilbourn Ave. Groups of 10 or more people receive significant discounts off the regular price ticket. People interested in groups should call the Admirals office at (414) 227-0550.
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