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.
For the first time since heading to Sweden to represent the United States at the World Junior Championship, Stefan Matteau returned to practice with the Devils Monday at Times Union Center. The Devils winger appeared in five WJC games, registering three goals, an assist and a +4 rating.
Stefan Matteau’s second goal against Bridgeport on Nov. 30
Devils forward Stefan Matteau talks after Albany’s 8-6 win over Bridgeport.
Fourteen goals and a shattered pane of glass later, the Devils claimed an 8-6 victory against the Sound Tigers Saturday at Times Union Center.
Stefan Matteau talks about the Devils 5-3 win at Adirondack.
The Devils extended their streak to four games with a 3-0 victory against the Hartford Wolf Pack Wednesday at Times Union Center. Keith Kinkaid registered his second shutout in his third outing.
Stefan Matteau registered his first goal of the season Saturday against Hartford. He spoke after Tuesday’s practice about that goal and how he can build off it.
The Devils want Stefan Matteau to score around the net and expect the skilled goals to follow.