7:00, January 11, 2013
Verizon Wireless Arena, Manchester, NH
- Matt Anderson had three assists
- Harri Pesonen and Steve Zalewski each had a goal and an assist
- Adam Larsson and Mattias Tedenby had goals
Wild Ride In Manchester
by Kevin Zalaznik // 1.11.2013 // Recap
MANCHESTER, NH – In a game that included 10 goals, including six in the third period, the Albany Devils fell short, 7-4, against the Manchester Monarchs Saturday at Verizon Wireless Arena. The Devils attempted to erase a three-goal deficit in the third by scoring three goals, but the Monarchs withstood the charge, holding on for their third straight victory. For Albany, the setback halted a three-game winning streak.
Five of the game’s last seven goals came on the power play. The Devils went 3-for-7 with the man advantage, while the Monarchs went 2-for-3.
Matt Anderson, Harri Pesonen and Steve Zalewski each registered multi-point games. Anderson had three assists, while Pesonen and Zalewski both posted a goal and an assist. Adam Larsson and Mattias Tedenby supplied goals and Jay Leach, Corbin McPherson and Joe Whitney had assists.
For Manchester, Tanner Pearson and Tyler Toffoli both had a pair of goals and an assist. Linden Vey posted four helpers and Bryan Rodney registered two assists. Andrei Loktionov, Brian O’Neill and Jordan Weal also had tallies.
Tied 1-1 after the first period, Manchester established a three-goal lead in the second. Toffoli scored at 14:20 and was followed by Pearson’s second goal at 16:12. Loktionov began the power-play scoring at 19:34.
The Devils opened the third with a power-play tally by Larsson at 4:14, but the Monarchs responded with O'Neill's goal seconds later at 4:29.
From there, Tedenby and Pesonen scored with man advantages. Tedenby’s eighth goal of the year came at 8:09 and Pesonen’s sixth was at 10:00. Manchester sealed the victory with Weal’s power-play goal at 12:31 and Toffoli’s empty-netter at 19:38.
The Devils return to Times Union Center Saturday with a 5 pm contest against the Worcester Sharks. As part of “GE Kids-In-Free” all children 12-and-under will receive free admission and the first 1,000 kids to arrive will receive a GE sponsored, Albany Devils t-shirt.
Goaltenders: Jeff Frazee, Keith Kinkaid
Defensemen: Eric Gelinas, Dan Kelly, Adam Larsson, Jay Leach, Corbin McPherson, Alexander Urbom
Forwards: Matt Anderson, Bobby Butler, Mike Hoeffel, Chris McKelvie, Harri Pesonen, Tim Sestito, Mike Sislo, Mattias Tedenby, Joe Whitney, David Wohlberg,Darcy Zajac, Steve Zalewski
1st Period-1, Manchester, Pearson 8 (Rodney, Vey), 13:46. 2, Albany, Zalewski 5 (Whitney, McPherson), 18:28.
2nd Period-3, Manchester, Toffoli 17 (Kolomatis, Vey), 14:20. 4, Manchester, Pearson 9 (Toffoli, Deslauriers), 16:12. 5, Manchester, Loktionov 7 (Kozun, Rodney), 19:34 (PP).
3rd Period-6, Albany, Larsson 4 (Pesonen, Anderson), 4:14 (PP). 7, Manchester, O'Neill 2 (Meckler), 4:29. 8, Albany, Tedenby 8 (Anderson, Zalewski), 8:09 (PP). 9, Albany, Pesonen 6 (Leach, Anderson), 10:00 (PP). 10, Manchester, Weal 3 (Vey, Hickey), 12:31 (PP). 11, Manchester, Toffoli 18 (Pearson, Campbell), 19:38 (EN).
Albany Devils 4 at Manchester Monarchs 7 - Status: Final
Friday, January 11, 2013 - Verizon Wireless Arena
Albany 1 0 3 - 4
Manchester 1 3 3 - 7
1st Period-1, Manchester, Pearson 8 (Rodney, Vey), 13:46. 2, Albany, Zalewski 5 (Whitney, McPherson), 18:28. Penalties-Vey Mch (tripping), 11:09.
2nd Period-3, Manchester, Toffoli 17 (Kolomatis, Vey), 14:20. 4, Manchester, Pearson 9 (Toffoli, Vey), 16:12. 5, Manchester, Loktionov 7 (Kozun, Rodney), 19:34 (PP). Penalties-Campbell Mch (cross-checking), 2:05; Campbell Mch (tripping), 5:18; Zalewski Alb (hooking), 18:32.
3rd Period-6, Albany, Larsson 4 (Pesonen, Anderson), 4:14 (PP). 7, Manchester, O'Neill 2 (Meckler), 4:29. 8, Albany, Tedenby 8 (Anderson, Zalewski), 8:09 (PP). 9, Albany, Pesonen 6 (Leach, Anderson), 10:00 (PP). 10, Manchester, Weal 3 (Vey, Hickey), 12:31 (PP). 11, Manchester, Toffoli 18 (Pearson, Campbell), 19:38 (EN). Penalties-Deslauriers Mch (holding), 2:57; Sestito Alb (slashing), 6:21; Clune Mch (diving), 6:21; Kozun Mch (tripping), 6:40; Bodnarchuk Mch (elbowing), 7:39; Kelly Alb (tripping), 11:13; Whitney Alb (hooking), 13:58; O'Neill Mch (goaltender interference), 16:32.
Shots on Goal-Albany 10-10-17-37. Manchester 9-12-14-35.
Power Play Opportunities-Albany 3 / 7; Manchester 2 / 3.
Goalies-Albany, Frazee 3-6-3 (34 shots-28 saves). Manchester, Mannino 9-4-0 (37 shots-33 saves).
Referees-Ryan Fraser (14).
Linesmen-Landon Bathe (80), Joe Ross (92).
by Kevin Zalaznik // 1.9.2013 // Preview
The Albany Devils will try and extend their winning streak to four games when they travel to take on the Manchester Monarchs. During Albany’s three-game run, they have outscored opponents 12-5.
- The Devils are tied for third in the Northeast Division and tied for 10th in the Eastern Conference with a 13-11-1-6 mark (33 pts.), including a 7-5-1-2 road record. The Monarchs are tied for fourth in the Atlantic Division and tied for seventh in the Eastern Conference with a 16-15-2-2 showing (36 pts.), featuring an 8-9-2-1 home mark.
- Eric Gelinas, who has two goals and three assists in 14 contests, is on a four-game point streak with a goal and three assists. The second-year pro has accumulated 42 points with 18 goals and 24 assists in 89 career AHL outings.
- The Monarchs are coming off a 3-2 overtime win at the St. John’s IceCaps Saturday. Slava Voynov netted the game-winner at 3:01 and Jordan Weal and Tanner Pearson scored in regulation. In goal, Peter Mannino made 25 saves on 27 shots.
- Manchester’s Linden Vey leads the team with 27 points with eight goals and 27 assists. Additionally, he has produced a plus-2 rating in 35 games.
Oct. 13, 2012: Albany 1 vs. Manchester 2
The Devils began the season with a goal in the opening minutes, but surrendered two power-play goals, falling to the Manchester Monarchs, 2-1, in front of 5,072 fans at Times Union Center. Chad Wiseman netted the first goal of the season off a rebound at 8:18, but the Devils lost the lead before the end of the first period.
The Monarchs responded 29 seconds later when David Kolomatis scored his first of two power-play goals. The first tally came at 8:47 and the second followed at 14:10. Keith Kinkaidmade 25 saves on 27 shots, while Manchester’s Martin Jones earned the victory with 22 saves on 23 tries.
Devils hockey returns to the airwaves. The game can be heard on 104.5 “The Team” ESPN Radio beginning with a 6:50 pm pregame show. Fans can also follow online at ahllive.com.