Devils Fall In Shootout

Wohlberg
Teams 1 2 3 S F Key Contributors
Albany Devils 1 1 0 0 2 Sestito (PPG), Wohlberg (G), Kinkaid (36 SVS)
Providence Bruins  0 1 1 1 3 Cunningham (G), Warsofsky (G), Subban (29 SVS)

PROVIDENCE, RI – Tim Sestito and David Wohlberg both scored, but the Albany Devils relinquished a third-period lead and lost in the shootout to the Providence Bruins Sunday at Dunkin’ Donuts Center. The Bruins claimed a 2-0 victory in the penalty shot session and a 3-2 win overall.

Entering the contest, the Devils trailed the Bruins by a point in the Eastern Conference. By collecting one point, Albany moves slightly up the standings at 29-18-3-6 (67 pts.). Providence improves to 31-20-1-6 (69 pts.).

For the second straight game, the Devils carried a 2-1 lead into the third period and surrendered the advantage. Providence’s David Warsofsky forced overtime with is goal at 9:19.

In the shootout, the Bruins scored in the first and third rounds and goaltender Malcolm Subban denied all four of the Devils attempts.

(VIEW: Complete gamesheet)

Keith Kinkaid finished the game with 36 saves, including 18 in the first period, in his 33rd appearance. He has helped Albany collect 10-out-of-14 points in his last seven starts.

Offensively, Sestito opened the scoring with the Devils fifth power-play goal in as many games. His 11th tally of the season came at 18:52 of the first period with assists to Reid Boucher and Joe Whitney.

David Wohlberg

After Providence’s Craig Cunningham tied the game at 5:15 of the second, Wohlberg gave Albany the advantage at 15:24 of the same period. Chris McKelvie setup Wohlberg’s third of the year with an offensive-zone face-off win.

Albany, which went 1-4 on the power play and 5-5 on the penalty kill, was outshot 39-31, including 2-1 in overtime.

The Devils continue their road trip with a 7 pm outing against the Portland Pirates Friday at Androscoggin Bank Colisée. Fans can stream the game online at ahllive.com or listen on 104.5 “The Team” ESPN Radio.

Lineup

Goaltenders: Keith Kinkaid, Scott Wedgewood

Defensemen: Seth Helgeson, Dan Kelly, Adam Larsson, Corbin McPherson, Reece Scarlett, Alexander Urbom

Forwards: Reid Boucher, Mike Hoeffel, Stefan Matteau, Chris McKelvie, Rod Pelley, Harri Pesonen, Tim Sestito, Mike Sislo, Mattias Tedenby, Joe Whitney, David Wohlberg, Kelly Zajac

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