ALBANY, NY — The Albany Devils return to Times Union Center Saturday for a 5 pm puck drop against the Providence Bruins. The contest is the third of eight between the two teams and the Devils are 2-0-0-0 against the Bruins so far this season. Although Albany has the advantage in the season, the team is on a two-game skid, while Providence has points in 10 consecutive games (6-0-2-2).
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Recapping Friday: The Devils are coming off a 4-2 loss at Syracuse Friday. John Quenneville extended his point streak to seven games (4g-7a) with his team-leading eighth goal of the season and club-best 19th point. Blake Coleman netted his sixth tally, giving him six points (4g-2a) in the last nine outings
A Look At Pietila: Blake Pietila, who has two goals in two games against the Bruins this season, is averaging 0.70 points per game and third on the club with 14 points (7g-7a).
Capital Connections: Two members of the Bruins have local connections. Assistant Coach Jay Leach played for the Albany Devils at the end of the 2010-11 season and served as an alternate captain in 2011-12 and captain in 2012-13. Wayne Simpson, who leads the Bruins with 19 points, played four season at Union College between 2009 and 2013.