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For the first time since Feb. 23, the Albany Devils return to Times Union Center. They host the Hartford Wolf Pack Saturday at 5 pm for the team’s annual “Pucks ‘N’ Paws” game. The Devils own a .625 winning percentage (16‐9‐2‐1) at home, outscoring opponents 86-70. Minus the three home games played at Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall, Albany is 16‐7‐2‐0 at Times Union Center, outscoring the competition 82‐61.
Harri Pesonen and David Wohlberg are finding their names on the scoresheet more frequently. Pesonen, who has 25 points (10g-15a) in 59 games, has two goals and an assist in the last three contests. Wohlberg, who has seven points (3g-4a) in 46 outings, has a goal and two helpers in the last five games.
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Devils vs. Wolf Pack Series
The Devils and Wolf Pack will meet for the 51st time on Saturday. The Devils are 27-17-2-4 all-time against the Wolf Pack, including a 14-8-1-2 home mark and a 13-9-1-2 road record. This season, Albany is 4-2-0-1 against Hartford.
Last time out, Albany erased a two-goal deficit in the third period to tie the game, but Hartford’s Ryan Bourque scored at 12:25 to give the Wolf Pack a 4-3 victory last Saturday at XL Center. Brandon Burlon, Mike Sislo and Joe Whitney scored for the Devils and Scott Wedgewood made 17 stops.
Saturday’s game will be the final regular season match between Albany and Hartford.
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