The AHL season opens tonight with the Tampa Bay affiliate that won the championship as the Norfolk Admirals now in Syracuse. And it begins with a new parent team - the Anaheim Ducks - providing the talent. Here's a quick Q&A on the team by Pilot correspondent Jim Hodges:

1. What's new at Scope?

A price has been put on success in the wake of last season's Calder Cup win. It's $3 per ticket across the board - the first hike in six years, according to Admirals vice president Joe Gregory.

But you're less likely to fall getting to your higher-priced seat - Scope has finally installed handrails in the aisles.

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