ALBANY, NY – The Albany Devils look to take their winning streak on the road as they travel for a 7 pm puck drop at Utica Friday. They are coming off a 6-2 win Wednesday when they hosted the St. John’s IceCaps and increased their streak to four games. The Utica Comets are coming off a 6-3 loss against Rochester. The Devils and Comets stand at 20-13-0-1 and 10-15-5-1.
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AHL All-Stars: The American Hockey League released their 2017 All-Star Roster Thursday which includes Joe Blandisi and John Quenneville. Blandisi has 20 points so far this season (6g-14a) while Quenneville stands in first in points with 27 (10g-17a).
Five in Twenty: During Wednesday’s game, the Devils scored five goals in the second period, to secure their 6-2 win over the IceCaps. The last time Albany scored five goals in a period was on April 15, 2015 against the Syracuse Crunch where they also won 6-2.
Player Watch: The Albany Devils signed Jacob MacDonald to a PTO Thursday, January 5. He will wear number 38. In addition, Seth Helgeson was recalled from Albany to New Jersey. He last played in New Jersey on December 22 against Philadelphia and December 23 at Pittsburgh.