TORONTO – The Albany Devils try to gain all four possible points against the Toronto Marlies this weekend as they shift their focus to Sunday’s 3 pm game at Ricoh Coliseum. The Devils topped the Marlies, 3-1, Saturday at Air Canada Centre.
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Goalie Watch: Mackenzie Blackwood is coming off a 19-save victory Wednesday against Utica. Albany won 3-2 in overtime. Ken Appleby earned his fifth win this season when he stopped 34 shots against Toronto Saturday.
Point Streaks: Blake Coleman’s goal and assist extended his point streak to five games after Saturday’s outing (2g-4a). Joe Blandisi extended his streak Saturday to five points in four games (1g-4a).
Scoring Early: The Devils’ winning record when being ahead after the first period improved to 11-1-0-0 after Saturday’s game. They currently hold the best record when being up after 20 minutes in the North Division. When being ahead after two periods, their record is 10-1-0-0.