The Devils return to Times Union Center this weekend for the first time in nearly three weeks. The annual “Pucks ‘N’ Paws” night returns Saturday.
Joe Whitney tied the franchise points record and the Devils came within an inch of forcing overtime, but the Wolf Pack prevailed, 4-3.
Scott Timmins and Tim Sestito lead the Devils into Saturday’s 7 pm outing at Hartford. The Devils remain in seventh place with 69 points — one point out of the fifth spot.
Only 20 games remain on the Devils schedule as they travel for a three game road trip this weekend. Albany is in search of its 30th win of the season.
Highlights of the Devils 4-3 shootout loss at Hartford.
The Wolf Pack scored three goals in the third period for a comeback victory against the Devils at XL Center. Ryan Bourque netted the tying goal with 3:56 remaining in regulation and Hartford scored in three-straight rounds during the shootout for a 4-3 victory.
The Devils will try and build off Friday’s 2-1 win against the Sound Tigers when they travel to face the Wolf Pack Saturday at 7 pm. The Devils are 14-4-2-3 when coming off a win this season.
After a span of three straight three-in-three weekends, the Albany Devils prepare for a pair of divisional games — Friday vs. Bridgeport and Saturday at Hartford.
Three goals in the first seven minutes and two more goals to close out the game, propelled the Albany Devils to their franchise record sixth-consecutive win. Brandon Burlon and Artem Demkov both registered a goal and an assist in a 5-2 victory against the Hartford Wolf Pack
The Devils, who have the third highest winning percentage (.680) in the Eastern Conference and the fifth highest in the AHL, are riding a season-long five-game winning streak into Saturday’s contest against the Hartford Wolf Pack at Times Union Center (5 pm).