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Center Adam Henrique, who has spent time in each of the last three seasons with Albany, signed a multi-year contract with the New Jersey Devils. The announcement was made by Devils’ President/General Manager Lou Lamoriello Monday afternoon.
NHL.com gave Devils fans some weekend reading. Mike G. Morreale posted an article as part of the “30 in 30” series regarding New Jersey’s top-10 prospects. Since the Albany Devils are the top developmental team to the big club, it’s no surprise that eight of the individuals listed have spent time in the Capital Region.
- Jon Merrill (D)
- Alexander Urbom (D)
- Stefan Matteau (LW)
- Eric Gelinas (D)
- Reid Boucher (C)
- Blake Pietila (LW)
- Harri Pesonen (LW)
- Brandon Burlon (D)
- Keith Kinkaid (G)
- Scott Wedgewood (G)
Players in bold have appeared in at least one game with Albany.
With the American Hockey League releasing the 2013-14 schedule yesterday, it was announced that the Albany Devils will be opening up on the road at Hartford for a 3:00 pm game on Sunday, Oct. 6. The Devils will play their Home Opener on Saturday, Oct. 12 at 5:05pm against the Utica Comets.
The Comets will be playing their inaugural season and are the AHL affiliate of the Vancouver Canucks. But what about all the other teams? In honor of the 2013-14 schedule release, this week’s Hockey 101 is a refresher course in AHL/NHL affiliations.
|AHL Team||NHL Team|
|Abbotsford Heat||Calgary Flames|
|Adirondack Phantoms||Philadelphia Flyers|
|Albany Devils||New Jersey Devils|
|Binghamton Senators||Ottawa Senators|
|Bridgeport Sound Tigers||New York Islanders|
|Charlotte Checkers||Carolina Hurricanes|
|Chicago Wolves||St. Louis Blues|
|Grand Rapids Griffins||Detroit Red Wings|
|Hamilton Bulldogs||Montreal Canadiens|
|Hartford WolfPack||New York Rangers|
|Hershey Bears||Washington Capitals|
|Iowa Wild||Minnesota Wild|
|Lake Erie Monsters||Colorado Avalanche|
|Manchester Monarchs||Los Angeles Kings|
|Milwaukee Admirals||Nashville Predators|
|Norfolk Admirals||Anaheim Ducks|
|Oklahoma City Barons||Edmonton Oilers|
|Portland Pirates||Phoenix Coyotes|
|Providence Bruins||Boston Bruins|
|Rochester Americans||Buffalo Sabres|
|Rockford Ice Hogs||Chicago Wolves|
|San Antonio Rampage||Florida Panthers|
|Springfield Falcons||Columbus Blue Jackets|
|St. John’s Ice Caps||Winnipeg Jets|
|Syracuse Crunch||Tampa Bay Lightning|
|Texas Stars||Dallas Stars|
|Toronto Marlies||Toronto Maple Leafs|
|Utica Comets||Vancouver Canucks|
|Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins||Pittsburgh Penguins|
|Worcester Sharks||San Jose Sharks|
The New Jersey Devils Training Camp is set to begin on Monday, Sept. 9. Rookies report that day for physicals and photos and take to the ice on Tuesday, Sept. 10. Veterans check-in on Wednesday, Sept. 11 and skate on Thursday, Sept. 12.