Preview: Devils at Sharks (April 12, 2015)

Game Day: Albany Devils vs. Worcester Sharks
Details: 3:00 pm at DCU Center
Watch: AHL Live | Listen: AHL Live | Radio: 104.5 “The Team” ESPN Radio

WORCESTER, MA — The Albany Devils find themselves in a must-win situation when they face the Worcester Sharks Sunday at DCU Center (3 pm). The Devils are six points out of a playoff spot with four games remaining in the regular season. A loss would mathematically eliminated Albany.

Fans can stream the game online or on mobile devices at Additionally, the game will be broadcast on 104.5 “The Team” ESPN Radio.

Pregame Reading

Scouting the Devils (33-28-5-6)
• Albany, which is 6-4-0-0 in its last 10 outing, is coming off a 2-1 loss against the Hartford Wolf Pack Saturday at XL Center. Raman Hrabarenka netted his ninth goal of the season and Scott Clemmensen made 21 saves.

Brandon Burlon and Paul Thompson are among the Devils leaders against the Sharks this season. In three games, Burlon has a goal and two assists and Thompson has two tallies. Clemmensen is 1-0-0 with a 2.00 goals-against average and a .931 save percentage.

Scouting the Sharks (40-26-4-2)
• Worcester is 7-3-0-0 in its last 10 games, including a 3-0 setback against the Providence Bruins Saturday at DCU Center. Netminder Troy Grosenick made 21 saves on 24 attempts.

Dylan DeMelo is the only active Worcester player with more than one point against Albany this year. In three outings, he has a goal and an assist. In goal, Grosenick is 0-1-0 with a 3.08 goals-against average and a .912 save percentage.

The Series

The Devils and Sharks are meeting for the 56th time in franchise history. The Devils own a 27-21-4-3 overall record with a 14-10-2-2 home mark and a 13-11-2-1 road record. Friday’s contest will be the third between the clubs this season and Albany is 1-0-1-0.