ALBANY, NY – Coming off back-to-back home wins, the Albany Devils travel to face the Rochester Americans Wednesday at 7:05 pm at Blue Cross Arena. Luke Gazdic and Petr Straka could both make their A-Devils debuts. Gazdic was assigned by New Jersey Monday and Straka was acquired from Philadelphia last Saturday.
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Shutout Streak Is Alive: The Devils have shutout the Americans in four consecutive games: 4-0 at Albany on Jan. 13, 1-0 at Rochester on Feb. 12, 3-0 at Albany on Feb. 13 and 5-0 at Rochester on Apr. 15. The Devils last surrendered an American’s goal at 17:51 of the first period on Dec. 19, 2015. The shutout streak stands at 282:09.
Looking For Road Answers: Albany has lost three-straight road contests and is looking for its first win away from Times Union Center since a 4-3 victory at Providence on Oct. 23. Rochester is 3-2-0-0 this season at Blue Cross Arena.
Division Alignment: Starting with their 4-3 win against St. John’s, the Devils are in the midst of a stretch of five consecutive division games. Albany, which is 5-1-0-0 during division play, is second overall in the North with an 8-4-0-0 record. Rochester is fourth at 7-6-0-0.