Tonight, the Albany Devils play their first official preseason game when it travels to face the Hartford Wolf Pack at 7 pm at Champions Skate Zone in Hartford, CT.
The Devils and the Wolf Pack NHL affiliate – the New York Rangers – met a week ago at Prudential Center’s AmeriHealth Pavilion for an AHL/rookie scrimmage. Chris McKelvie and Paul Thompson each had two goals as the Devils prevailed, 5-2.
Tale of the Tape
Albany : 40-23-5-8 (93 pts)
Hartford: 37-32-1-6 (81 pts)
2013-14 Goals For
2013-14 Goals Against
What to Watch for
Center Scott Timmins and left-winger Joe Whitney played alongside each other for the majority of last season. Head Coach Rick Kowalsky has them reunited during this year’s training camp. On their right side, newcomer Paul Thompson joins the trio. Thompson played 39 games for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton last season and 30 games for Springfield. He totaled 15 points with eight goals and seven assists.