PROVIDENCE, RI – The Albany Devils travel to take on the Providence Bruins Friday for a 7:05 pm puck drop at Dunkin’ Donuts Center. The Devils and Bruins faced off Saturday in Albany where the Bruins walked away with a 5-0 win. The Devils currently have a 34-28-2-3 record and the Bruins hold a 39-13-5-4 record.
THREE LINES OF INTEREST
Breaking the Streak: The Devils have gone 0-3-1-2 in their last six games and are looking for a road win to break the winless streak. In those six games, the Devils have scored just four times.
Playoff Watch: The Devils currently hold third place in the North Division heading into Friday’s matchup with 73 points and a .545 points-percentage. Sitting at fourth and fifth place are St. John’s and Utica, respectively. St. John’s has 74 points but a .544 points-percentage, while Utica has 71 points and a .53 points-percentage.
Pietila Returns: Blake Pietila will be returning to Albany’s line up after playing 10 games with the New Jersey Devils. He was recalled on March 11. With Albany this season, Pietila has 29 points (15g-14a) in 42 games played.