ALBANY, NY — The Albany Devils host the Utica Comets Monday for a 1 pm puck drop at Times Union Center. The Devils are coming off a 3-2 loss Saturday against the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. Albany’s record stands at 30-22-1-1. The Comets are coming off a 7-4 loss against the Lehigh Valley Phantoms Sunday and hold a 20-23-6-2 record.
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Division Matchup: The Devils currently stand in second place in the North Division with 62 points (.574). The Comets are ranked at sixth in the division with 48 points (.471). In the Eastern Conference the Devils currently hold sixth place while the Comets stand in 12th. So far this season, Albany is 2-3-0-0 against Utica.
Top Guys: When facing off against Utica this season, Blake Coleman holds the most points for Albany with four (2g-2a). Utica’s Alexandre Grenier is in the lead for points against the Devils with five (2g-3a).
Streak Extended: Nick Lappin extended his nine game point streak to 10 games in the Devils loss Saturday when he picked up a goal and an assist. In the last 10 games, Lappin has 13 points (6g-7a). With Albany this season, he has 18 points (7g-11a) in 20 games played.