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After picking up a 4-3 shootout win at the Portland Pirates, the Albany Devils travel to face the Hartford Wolf Pack Saturday at XL Center (7 pm). Despite the two points against Portland, Albany remains seventh in the Eastern Conference with 69 points — one point out of fifth place.
Scott Timmins will try and continue with his scoring touch. The center has a point in his last three games. For the season, he is third on the team with 31 points, backed by 11 goals and 20 assists. Similarly, Tim Sestito has goals in the last two contests. He is sixth with 23 points, including 12 goals and 11 helpers.
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Devils vs. Wolf Pack Series
The Devils and Wolf Pack will meet for the 51st time on Saturday. The Devils are 27-17-2-4 all-time against the Wolf Pack, including a 14-8-1-2 home mark and a 13-9-1-2 road record. This season, Albany is 4-1-0-1 against Hartford.
During their last meeting, the Wolf Pack scored three goals in the third period for a comeback victory against the Devils at XL Center on Feb. 1. Ryan Bourque netted the tying goal with 3:56 remaining in regulation and Hartford scored in three-straight rounds during the shootout for a 4-3 victory. Mike Sislo, Harri Pesonen and Joe Whitney each scored for the Devils, while Keith Kinkaid made 33 stops.
Albany and Hartford will meet one more time this season: Mar. 15 at Times Union Center.
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