Harri Pesonen’s goal in the closing minutes secured a point for the Devils, who fell 4-3 in a shootout against the Sharks. Albany erased a two goal deficit in the third period only to be bested 2-1 in the penalty shot session.
The Devils surrendered a third period lead, but earned victory in the shootout against the Pirates Friday. Stefan Matteau netted the winner in the fifth round for a 4-3 win.
Reid Boucher picked the corner for a power-play goal against Utica.
Backed by a stellar penalty kill, the Devils capped their three-for-three weekend with a 2-1 win against the Comets Sunday at Times Union Center.
Devils forward Reid Boucher talks after Albany’s 4-1 win over the Norfolk Admirals.
For the first 35 minutes, the Devils and Admirals looked like two teams sharing poll position in the Eastern Conference. Then the Devils took control, gliding to a 4-1 victory Saturday at Times Union Center.
Reid Boucher’s 11th goal of the season in GIF form.
The New Jersey Devils returned one of the Albany Devils top goal scorers. Reid Boucher was assigned from the NHL to the AHL Thursday evening.
Reid Boucher, who began the season with Albany, scored his first NHL goal Wednesday during New Jersey’s 5-2 win over the Ottawa Senators at Prudential Center. The tally came at 12:08 of the first period and was setup by former Albany defenseman Eric Gelinas.