SYRACUSE, NY – The Albany Devils fell 3-2 to the Syracuse Crunch Saturday at the Onondaga County War Memorial at Oncenter. The Devils record falls to 37-31-2-3. The Crunch improve their record to 35-24-7-7.
After a scoreless first period, Yohann Auvitu got the Devils on the board first at 5:20 of the second period after his shot from the point on the power-play made it through traffic in front of the net. Carter Camper and John Quenneville earned the assists on the play.
Syracuse’s Tanner Richard tied the game at one with a shorthanded goal at 10:51. John Kurtz picked up the assist on the tally. Dominik Masin scored at 17:14 to put the Crunch ahead 2-1 at 17:14 of the period with assists from Erik Condra and Matthew Peca.
Kevin Rooney tied the game at two on a shorthanded goal after getting the second chance on a Brian Gibbons shot with 48 seconds remaining in the second frame. Karl Stollery picked up the secondary assist.
The Devils host the Hartford Wolf Pack Wednesday for a 7 pm puck drop.