The Devils must feel pretty good after salvaging their week with a 4-3, come-from-behind victory against the Toronto Marlies Saturday.
Friday and Saturday’s games between the Devils and Marlies may not be as intense as last season’s seven-game series, but regardless it is a can’t-miss two-game set at Times Union Center.
Two of the top teams of the first month of the American Hockey League season go head-to-head Wednesday as the undefeated Albany Devils travel to face the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins at 7:05 pm at Mohegan Sun Arena.
Ken Appleby and Brandon Baddock received a stick tap from their Albany Devils teammates during Tuesday’s practice at Knickerbacker Ice Arena. The duo skated with the team for 30 minutes and then left for Glens Falls, NY. Both players were reassigned to the Adirondack Thunder (ECHL), who face the Elmira Jackals at 7 pm.
The Albany Devils are the only unbeaten team remaining after the first two weeks of the American Hockey League.
The Devils had one final day of prep Thursday at Times Union Center before they dive into their first three-in-three weekend of the season.
With Brian Gibbons back, the Devils have shifted lines. Additionally, the team will appeal on Andrew MacWilliam’s behalf on fighting major.
There was very little contact during the Devils’ practice Tuesday at Knickerbacker Ice Arena. Skills Development Coach Pertti Hasanen was in town, leading three on-ice sessions to help improve the players’ stick handling and skating.
Brian Gibbons rejoined the team after the birth of his son … Kevin Rooney nets first career goal.
The fear of losing Scott Wedgewood has passed.
A new corps of players will try and fill a void left by offseason exits.
Ken Appleby’s 26-save shutout performance helped the Devils to a 2-0 victory against the Wolf Pack Sunday at Champions Skate Center in Cromwell, CT.