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.
Round nine of the rivalry series between the Devils and the Phantoms will take place Saturday at Times Union Center. Both the Devils and Phantoms will try and end recent skids during the 2 pm contest.
With four wins and nine points in their last six games, the Albany Devils embark on their third consecutive three-in-three weekend, including home games against Adirondack Saturday and Binghamton Sunday.
It only took the Devils 4:13 longer to chase the opposing goalie for the second consecutive night in a 4-1 victory against the Phantoms at Glens Falls Civic Center.