The Devils are heading into the 2014 Calder Cup Playoffs riding a five-game winning streak, which was capped by a 5-2 victory against the Falcons.
The Devils put the finishing touches on the regular season with a 5 pm outing against the Falcons Saturday at Times Union Center.
The Devils enter the final week of the season in control of their own destiny. They travel to face Portland Wednesday and host Springfield Saturday.
Joe Whitney’s record-breaking night was spoiled during the Albany Devils 6-4 setback against the Springfield Falcons Friday at MassMutual Center.
Infographic of the Devils 6-4 loss at Springfield.
Eight points separate the second-place Devils and the first-place Falcons in the Northeast Division. The two teams meet Friday at MassMutual Center (7 pm) for what is considered a “four-point contest”.
The Devils return to Times Union Center this weekend for the first time in nearly three weeks. The annual “Pucks ‘N’ Paws” night returns Saturday.
In their first midweek game in nearly a month, the second-place Devils lost, 4-0, against the first-place Falcons Tuesday at MassMutual Center.
The second-place Devils can make up some ground when they travel to face the first-place Falcons Tuesday at 7 pm.
The Devils can make moves in the Eastern Conference with three games leading into the AHL All-Star break.