ALBANY, NY — The Albany Devils took down the first place team in the North Division, the Syracuse Crunch, with a 3-2 win Thursday at Times Union Center. The Devils are now 2-2-0-0 through four games against the Crunch this season. Albany’s overall record improves to 26-17-1-1. Syracuse’s record moves to 22-13-2-5.
Brian Gibbons and Ben Sexton furthered the Devils’ lead in the second period at 2:17 and 6:53, respectively. Gibbons netted his 10th goal of the season which moved the lead to 2-0 and was unassisted. Sexton responded shortly after, redirecting a Blake Coleman shot to push the score to 3-0. The tally was his 14th of the season which ties him for the team lead with Coleman.
The Devils host the Lehigh Valley Phantoms Friday for a 7 pm puck drop.