Preview: Senators at Devils, 3:00 PM
SENATORS (3-2-0-0) at DEVILS (2-2-1-0)
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ALBANY, NY — The Albany Devils conclude their first three-in-three weekend of the season with a 3 pm start against the Binghamton Senators Sunday at Times Union Center. The North Division rivals meet for the second of eight contest this season. Albany is trying to avenge a 4-1 setback at Binghamton on Opening Night on Oct. 10.
• Players to Watch
For Albany: Jim O’Brien scored his second goal of the year, a power-play tally, Saturday against Portland. The 26-year-old is in his first year with the Devils and his seventh year as a professional. Originally drafted by the Ottawa Senators in the first round (29th overall) in the 2007 NHL Draft, O’Brien won a Calder Cup with Binghamton during the 2010-11 season.
For Binghamton: Tobias Lindberg is tied for the team lead in points with five points on five assists. He registered two assists in the team’s opening game against the Devils on Oct. 10. The rookie from Stockholm, Sweden helped lead the Oshawa Generals to a Memorial Cup Championship last year, finishing third on the team in scoring with 32 goals, 46 assists and 78 points. While with Oshawa, Lindberg was a teammate of Devils goaltender Ken Appleby.
• The Series
Sunday’s game will be the 39th all-time meetings between the Devils and Senators. The Devils are 19-16-2-1 overall with a 12-6-0-1 home mark and a 7-10-2-0 road record. The Devils, who are 0-1-0-0 against Binghamton this year, went 2-2-0-0 against the Senators last season.