Coming off their fifth straight win, the Devils held an optional practice Thursday at Times Union Center.
With Reid Boucher to New Jersey and Kelly Zajac out with an injury, Stefan Matteau and Graham Black return at the right time.
The Devils are unbeaten in regulation and are on a four-game winning streak. They will try and remain atop the conference with three home games this week.
The Devils early success has them atop the Eastern Conference standings, but there is still a lot of hockey to be played.
The Devils are off to their best start in franchise history. They hope to continue their winning ways with three games this week.
Thanks to recent additions, the Devils finally have depth at the right-wing position.
Speed played a big part of the Devils success last season and with some key additions it has become an even bigger asset.
Coming off a 5-1 opening-night victory, the Devils face the Sound Tigers in a home-and-home this weekend. Here are five things to watch for.
The major question heading into the Albany Devils season opener at Adirondack Saturday is which 20 players will be on the ice.
Seth Helgeson, who was one of the last defensemen assigned to Albany from New Jersey’s camp, hopes to be as consistent in 2014-15 as he was last season.