Blake Pietila completed the hat trick in the best way possible — scoring the game-winning goal in the closing minutes of the Devils, 4-3, victory against the IceCaps Saturday at Times Union Center.
After beginning the weekend with a 6-3 win against the Bears, the Devils go for their second consecutive win when they host the IceCaps Saturday (5 pm) at Times Union Center.
A similar cast of characters played a role in the Devils 5-2 victory against the St. John’s IceCaps Saturday at Times Union Center. John Quenneville, Ben Thomson, and Blake Pietila scored for the second consecutive game, helping the Devils improve to 2-0-0 for the first time in franchise history.
The Albany Devils host their Home Opener against the St. John’s IceCaps at Times Union Center Saturday at 5 pm.
Brian O’Neill scored with 47 seconds remaining in overtime to help the Devils to a 5-4 victory against the IceCaps Saturday.
Devils and IceCaps meet for the second straight game. Here is how the team’s compare.
In a penalty-filled game, the St. John’s IceCaps prevailed, 3-1, against the Albany Devils Friday at Mile One Centre.
How do the Devils and IceCaps matchup ahead of their game Friday?
As per the usual when the Devils travel to Newfoundland, they will play back-to-back games against the IceCaps Friday and Saturday. Both games are slated for 6 pm (ET) puck drops.