During the last week, the Devils have lost John Quenneville and Miles Wood to NHL recalls and Scott Wedgewood to shoulder surgery. Thus is the life in the American Hockey League.
The American Hockey League season is just about a quarter of the way completed and the Albany Devils sit atop the North Division standings.
The Albany Devils pushed their winning streak to three games, defeating the Rochester Americans, 4-2, Saturday. The Devils turned back the clock for the night, wearing special Albany River Rats jerseys to the delight of the Times Union Center crowd.
Trailing 3-1 after 40 minutes, the Devils scored twice during the final 10:40 and then won in overtime to defeat the Wolf Pack, 4-3, Friday at XL Center.
The Devils, led by Ken Appleby, Miles Wood and a cast of characters, ended their two-game skid by scoring three unanswered goals en route to a 3-1 win Tuesday against the Marlies.
After playing five of their last seven games on the road, the Devils return to the Times Union Center for a 7 pm contest against the Marlies Tuesday.
Scott Wedgewood earned his 50th career AHL win during the Devils 3-1 win at Rochester Wednesday.