ALBANY, NY — The Albany Devils have added forward Brandon Baddock and defenseman Alex Wall to their roster ahead of the team’s trip to face the Hershey Bears Saturday at Giant Center. Both players participated in the Devils practice Friday at Knickerbacker Ice Arena.
Baddock, 21, was selected by New Jersey in the sixth round, 161st overall, in the 2014 NHL Draft. He served as captain of Edmonton (WHL) this past season, scoring a career-high 22 goals to go along with 13 assists and 143 penalty minutes in 68 games. He began this season with Adirondack (ECHL) and has logged four games.
Wall, 26, also joins Albany from Adirondack. In six games he has six points (1g-5a). Wall made his ECHL debut at the end of last season with the Thunder, appearing in two games. Prior to joining Adirondack, the St. John’s, Newfoundland native played in Canada’s Atlantic University Sports conference for five seasons with the University of Prince Edward Island and the University of New Brunswick. Wall also played four years in the QMJHL with St. John’s, Montreal, Moncton and Quebec. He tallied 114 points (22g-92a) in 267 games. During the 2009-10 season, he helped Moncton to the QMJHL Championship and in 2010-11 he served as an alternate captain for Quebec.