TORONTO – The Albany Devils fell to the Toronto Marlies, 6-2, during a Sunday matinee at Ricoh Coliseum. The Devils record moves to 28-21-1-1. The Marlies record improves to 24-21-3-1.
Toronto’s Travis Dermott got the Marlies on the board first with a power play goal at 3:08 of the first period. Justin Holl made the score 2-0 at 1:02 of the second period by tapping in a Kerby Rychel pass at the near side post to beat Devils goalie Ken Appleby.
Byron Froese netted a shorthanded goal at 14:25 of the second period, on a breakaway into the zone.
Appleby faced 31 shots, stopping 25 of them. His record moves to 14-10-0-0. Sparks stopped 31 of 33 shots and improves his record to 13-6-0-3.
The Devils host the Syracuse Crunch Wednesday for a 7 pm puck drop at Times Union Center.