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Here’s what you need to know for Wednesday.
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The Albany Devils travel to face the Hartford Wolf Pack in a preseason game tonight at 7 pm at Champions Skate Zone in Cromwell, CT. Fans can follow the action on twitter (@albanydevils)
Whitney gearing up
Albany left winger Joe Whitney has led the Devils in scoring during each of the last three seasons. Entering his fourth year, he is reunited with his centerman from last season, Scott Timmins. Newcomer Paul Thompson is slotted on the right side.
In New Jersey
The Devils NHL camp, Jon Merrill has resumed practicing and could see preseason action this week … The Devils released defenseman Tomas Kaberle and forward Ruslan Fedotenko from their tryouts … Tomorrow New Jersey hosts the New York Islanders for a 7 pm preseason game at “The Rock”
About today’s image
Captain Rod Pelley hustles down the left side during yesterday’s training camp session at Knickerbacker Ice Arena.
Today’s Morning Skate was posted at 8:30 am
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