Joe Whitney’s record-breaking night was spoiled during the Albany Devils 6-4 setback against the Springfield Falcons Friday at MassMutual 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.
Joe Whitney tied the franchise points record and the Devils came within an inch of forcing overtime, but the Wolf Pack prevailed, 4-3.
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.
Tim Sestito and David Wohlberg both scored, but the Devils relinquished a third-period lead and lost in the shootout to the Bruins, 3-2, Sunday at Dunkin’ Donuts Center.
The Devils fell, 2-1, to the Penguins Saturday at Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall.
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.
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.
Keith Kinkaid made 30 saves and Mike Sislo netted a pair of goals in the Devils 4-2 victory against the rival Phantoms.
Johan Hedberg made his Albany debut during a relief effort in the Devils 7-3 loss at Bridgeport.