Devils vs. Utica: Feb. 23 (3:00 pm)

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Albany Devils vs. Utica Comets

Sunday, February 23, 2014
Times Union  Center | 3:00 pm | Tickets


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• Twitter: @albanydevils, #AlbUti


Storyline

The Albany Devils host the Utica Comets Sunday at 3 pm. Both teams are in the final stages of a three-in-three weekend and both clubs were victorious during their games Friday and Saturday. Albany is coming off wins at Adirondack (4-2) and against Norfolk (4-1) and Utica is coming off victories at Syracuse (2-1, OT) and at Binghamton (3-2).


Tale of the Tape

Wins
28
22
Goals For
159
126
Goals Against
141
153

Players To Watch

Joe Whitney/LW
5g-1a vs. UTI

Scott Timmins/C
0g-5a vs. UTI

Pascal Pelletier/C
0g-5a vs. ALB

Alexander Grenier/RW
2g-1a vs. ALB


Devils vs. Comets Series

The Devils and Comets are meeting for just the fourth time in franchise history. The teams began their Thruway Rivalry on Oct. 12 at Times Union Center and continued on Oct. 23 and Jan. 17 at the Utica Auditorium. The Devils are 3-0-0-0 against the Comets.

Last time out, Joe Whitney had a pair of goals and Kelly Zajac registered a goal and an assist during the Devils 8-3 victory. Mike SisloMattias TedenbyMike HoeffelHarri Pesonen and Rod Pelley also scored and Keith Kinkaid made 31 saves.

Sunday’s meeting will be the final contest between Albany and Utica this season.

Before the Comets, the last AHL team to occupy the Auditorium was the Utica Devils (1987-93). Albany assistant coach Tommy Albelin and New Jersey goaltender Martin Brodeur both played for Utica.

 


Record Breakdown

Team GP W L OTL SL PTS PCT
Albany Devils 53 28 17 3 5 64 0.604
Utica Comets 52 22 23 3 4 51 0.490

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