The Devils will host a “Teddy Bear Toss” during an intermission break when they host the Portland Pirates Saturday at 5 pm at Times Union Center. Donations from the event will benefit children of the Capital Region.
Fans are encouraged to bring new or slightly used Teddy Bears or stuffed animals to the game. An announcement will be made and fans can throw the stuffed animals onto the ice. They will be collected and distributed to non-profit organizations.
Prior to select home games this season, the Albany Devils have hosted women’s hockey matches at Times Union Center. The teams include the Arctic Foxes, the Frozen Assets and the Saratoga Storm.
The championship game between the Arctic Foxes and Frozen Assets will be held on Saturday, Dec. 27 at 1 pm. Anyone with a ticket to the Devils 5 pm game are welcome and encouraged to attend.”
Three transactions Thursday had a direct effect on Albany.
The team, which was down to five healthy defensemen, received some reinforcements. New Jersey returned Peter Harrold on loan and Albany signed Mike Keenan to a PTO from Orlando (ECHL).
New Jersey also recalled right winger Mike Sislo from Albany.