Despite unloading a season-high 53 shots, the Devils lost against the Phantoms, 4-3, Saturday at the Glens Falls Civic Center.
The Devils and “Adirondack” Phantoms are meeting for the final time after a four-year Northway rivalry. Puck drop is set for 3 pm at the GFCC.
With just eight games remaining, the Devils will try and strengthen their playoff chances with three road games this week.
Keith Kinkaid made 30 saves and Mike Sislo netted a pair of goals in the Devils 4-2 victory against the rival Phantoms.
The Devils will try and make up some ground in the Eastern Conference when they travel to face the Adirondack Phantoms Friday at 7 pm.
The Devils and their fans are gearing up for an action-packed, promotion-filled weekend. The teams hosts Norfolk Saturday and Utica Sunday.
After a two week hiatus from Times Union Center, the Devils gave the 4,815 fans in attendance something to cheer about Saturday. Four unanswered goals lifted the Devils to a 4-1 win against the Phantoms.
The Devils three-in-three weekend continues with a 5 pm outing against the Phantoms Saturday. The matchup marks the final regular season contest between the teams at Times Union Center before the Phantoms relocate to Allentown, PA for the 2014-15 season.
As the American Hockey League’s attention turns to the 2014 AHL All-Star Classic in St. John’s, the Devils will enjoy a three day hiatus before returning for games Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
The low-scoring contest between the Devils and Phantoms appeared to be heading into overtime. Then the puck popped loose to Adirondack’s Jason Akeson, who finished his opportunity with 20.5 seconds remaining to give his team a 2-1 victory.