Preview: Devils at Wolf Pack, 7:30 PM
DEVILS (4-3-2-0) vs. WOLF PACK (6-4-1-0)
HARTFORD, CT – After a hard-fought battle in a 4-3 win on the road against the Syracuse Crunch Friday, the Albany Devils are back in action Saturday with a 7:30 pm outing against the Hartford Wolf Pack at XL Center.
The Devils, who have points in five of six games, have moved into second place in the North Division at 5-3-2-0 (.600). The Wolf Pack enjoyed Friday off; they enter Saturday’s game fourth in the Atlantic Division at 6-4-1-0 (.591).
Player to Watch
• Albany: Rookie Ryan Kujawinski netted the game-winning goal against the Crunch. It was his second tally of the season and second in the last three outings. The 20-year-old spent the last four seasons in the OHL with Sarnia, Kingston and North Bay. He totaled 231 games, producing 90 goals and 94 assists for 184 points.
Hartford: Marek Hrivik, who posted a pro career-high 33 points and 21 assists in 72 games with the Wolf Pack in 2014-15, is tied for third on the team with six points. In 11 contests, he has one goal and five helpers.
Devils vs. Wolf Pack Series
• All-Time Series: The Devils and Wolf Pack are set to meet for the 63rd time and the Devils hold the series advantage with a 32‐23‐2‐5 record, including a 4-5-0-1 mark last season. All‐time, Albany is 18‐9‐1‐3 at home and 14‐14‐1‐2 on the road.
• Last Meeting: The Devils closed out the 2014-15 season with a 4-2 victory against the Wolf Pack on Apr. 18. Mike Sislo had a pair of goals and Reece Scarlett contributed two assists. In goal, Scott Clemmensen made 26 saves.