Albany Devils vs. Binghamton Senators
Sunday, January 26, 2014
Times Union Center | 3:00 pm | Tickets
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• Post-Game Team Autograph Session
• Post-Game Public Skate
ALBANY, NY – The Albany Devils will try and avenge their 5-2 loss during Friday’s game when they host the Binghamton Senators Sunday at Times Union Center. Albany is trying to end a three-game slide (0-2-0-1), while Binghamton is coming off a 5-2 home setback against Rochester Saturday.
– The Devils are second in the Northeast Division and tied for fifth in the Eastern Conference at 23-13-3-3 (52 pts.). The Senators are first in the East Division and third in the conference at 26-13-0-3 (45 pts.). Albany is 12-7-2-0 at home, while Binghamton is 11-8-0-0 on the road.
– Mattias Tedenby is averaging a team-best 0.92 point-per-game, registering six goals and five assists in 12 outings. The left-winger has four points in his last five contests. In 96 career AHL games, Tedenby has 55 points, backed by 25 goals and 30 assists.
– New Jersey announced on Jan. 21 that Cam Janssen has been returned on loan to Albany. The winger began the season in the Capital Region, posting an assist and 15 penalty minutes in 11 games. New Jersey originally recalled him on Nov. 6 and he made his NHL season debut on Nov. 7, scoring a goal. While in the NHL, Janssen appeared in 24 games and posted three goals and 22 penalty minutes.
– Mike Hoffman leads the Senators with 47 points, backed by 18 goals and 29 assists. Cole Schneider and Chris Wideman are tied for second among active Senators with 32 points. Schneider has 14 goals and 18 helpers, while Wideman has five tallies and 27 assists.
Devils vs. Senators Series
The Devils are 15-13-2-1 all-time against the Senators, including an 8-5-0-1 home mark and a 7-8-2-0 road record. Albany, which went 3-4-0-1 against Binghamton last year, is 1-1-1-0 against the Senators this season.
During their last meeting, Stefan Matteau scored 1:09 into the game, but the Devils lost, 5-2, against the Senators Friday at the Broome County Veterans Memorial Arena. Binghamton scored five straight goals after Matteau’s tally. Scott Timmins netted a goal with 2:34 remaining in regulation. Keith Kinkaid turned aside 35 shots. Other meetings between the two teams this season include contests at Times Union Center on Mar. 19 and Mar. 30.
The Devils 2.60 goals-against average ranks eighth in the league. The team is on pace to allow a franchise-low 198 goals.