The American Hockey League season is just about a quarter of the way completed and the Albany Devils sit atop the North Division standings.
The Albany Devils pushed their winning streak to three games, defeating the Rochester Americans, 4-2, Saturday. The Devils turned back the clock for the night, wearing special Albany River Rats jerseys to the delight of the Times Union Center crowd.
The Devils, led by Ken Appleby, Miles Wood and a cast of characters, ended their two-game skid by scoring three unanswered goals en route to a 3-1 win Tuesday against the Marlies.
Luck was not on the Devils side during their 4-2 loss against the Sound Tigers Wednesday morning at Webster Bank Arena.
Once again the Albany Devils have found a way to keep their winning streak alive. This time the magic came off Blake Coleman’s stick in overtime to lift the Devils to a 4-3 victory against the Providence Bruins Sunday at Dunkin’ Donuts Center.
While Thursday’s win was just a preseason game, the Devils can draw a lot of positives despite a slow start.
The New Jersey Devils assigned six players to Albany Tuesday.
The category of NHL prospects very rarely includes a 24-year-old — almost 25 — from Texas. However, Blake Coleman is an exception and he hopes to drop the term “prospect” during this year’s training camp.
Josh Heller takes a look at the World Cup of Hockey and catches up with Blake Coleman.
Brian O’Neill missed Sunday’s game with a lower-body injury. He could be back for Wednesday’s game.
Blake Coleman successfully underwent surgery on his left shoulder Wednesday.
The Devils, who have been battling injuries much of the year, are beginning to reach full health, as evidenced by 24 of the 26 players on the roster participating fully in Tuesday’s practice.