Stefan Matteau’s early goal gave the Devils a 1-0 lead after two periods, but the Bears netted four unanswered en route to a 4-1 victory Friday at Giant Center.
The sixth-place Devils are in search of their fifth win in six games when they travel the ninth-place Bears Friday at 7 pm.
After a five point week, the Devils are closer to a playoff berth. They travel to Hershey Friday before home games against Worcester Saturday and Binghamton Sunday.
Stefan Matteau and Reid Boucher both scored and Scott Wedgewood made 20 saves in the Devils 3-2 shootout loss against the Bears Friday at Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall.
The Devils head to the Jersey Shore for the second of four games in Atlantic City. Friday’s 7 pm outing is a rematch of the Devils 4‐1 loss against the Bears on Jan. 12 at Atlantic City.
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 Devils earned five-out-of-a-possible-six points during their three-in-three weekend. On Sunday, they lost at Hershey, 4-3, in a shootout.
For the second straight week, the Devils carry back-to-back wins into a Sunday contest against Hershey. Puck drop is at 5 pm at Giant Center.
The Devils reach the halfway point of the season and begin a four-game road swing this week. The team travels to face Utica Friday (7 pm), Adirondack Saturday (7 pm) and Hershey Sunday (5 pm).
The Bears spoiled the Devils bid for a perfect six-point weekend. Three goals in the second period, helped Hershey to a 4-1 victory Sunday at Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall.