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The Norfolk Admirals racked up a $10,000 bar tab after winning the Calder Cup

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The Norfolk Admirals won the AHL's Calder Cup on Saturday, completing their sweep of the Toronto Marlies with a 6-1 win. It was a fitting end to an astounding run to close the 2011-12 season, during which the Admirals won 43 of their final 46 games. Insane.

No doubt it takes a lot of discipline to go on such a run -- a lot of denying oneself, going to bed early, and staying focused.

And thus, it takes a lot of alcohol and greasy food to unwind when all is said and done. It was a tall task, but the Admirals' $10,000 bar tab at Madison Avenue Pub in Toronto is evidence that they unwound successfully. (more...)

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