ALBANY, NY – Riding a four-game winning streak, the Albany Devils close out their first three-in-three of the season with a 3:05 pm puck drop against the Providence Bruins at Dunkin’ Donuts Center. With a 4-0-0-0 record, the Devils are off to the best start in Albany’s 27-year AHL history.
Watch & Listen: AHL Live
WHAT TO WATCH FOR
• First Impressions: Rookie John Quenneville, who was selected 30th overall during the 2014 NHL Draft, has a team-leading four points in his first four games. The 20-year-old has registered three goals and an assist. He is tied for fourth among AHL rookies for points and is second for goals.
• Expected Start: Mackenzie Blackwood is expected to make his professional debut between the pipes. The 19-year-old left the amateur ranks after being named the 2016 OHL Goaltender of the Year, posting a 28-13-0 record with a 2.72 goals-against average and league-best .921 save percentage in 43 games with Barre.
• Rematch: The Devils and Bruins met during the first game of the season. Quenneville, Blake Pietila and Ben Thomson each scored and Scott Wedgewood made 31 saves, including 25 stops during the final 40 minutes.