The Devils continued its defensive shutdown trend and the offense stepped up at the right time as they knocked off the Senators 2-1 Wednesday at Times Union Center.
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.