With 36 games remaining on their schedule, the Devils are facing a wild ride to the finish line.
The Devils established three comebacks against the Bears only to fall, 5-4, in overtime. Reece Scarlett had a career-high three points with a goal and two assists.
The Devils used three, third period goals to erase a deficit and down the Phantoms, 3-2. Rod Pelley, Paul Thompson and Stefan Matteau each scored; Scott Clemmensen made a season-high 32 stops.
The Devils and Falcons complete their home-and-home series with a 7 pm outing Wednesday at Times Union Center.
New Jersey and Albany swapped players on Sunday. Seth Helgeson is back in the AHL after playing 21 NHL games; Joe Whitney has been recalled.
The Devils complete their home-and-home series with Springfield Wednesday before heading to Pennsylvania for games at Lehigh Valley Friday and at Hershey Saturday.
Wednesday’s game is the halfway point for the Devils season. To celebrate the first 38 games of the 2014-15 campaign, here are the top headlines on thealbanydevils.com based on views.
Myles Bell has been named to the 2015 ECHL All-Star Classic roster. Bell, who is currently on the Devils roster, has spent parts of this season with the Evansville Icemen.
Mike Sislo’s goal gave Albany the game’s first lead, but Springfield answered with back-to-back tallies and grabbed a 2-1 win.
Maxime Clermont made 24 saves and Paul Thompson and Mike Sislo each had a pair of assists in the Devils 3-1 win against the Sound Tigers.