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 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.
Scott Wedgewood is being ruled out indefinitely after suffering a shoulder injury during Friday’s game.
Ken Appleby and Brandon Baddock received a stick tap from their Albany Devils teammates during Tuesday’s practice at Knickerbacker Ice Arena. The duo skated with the team for 30 minutes and then left for Glens Falls, NY. Both players were reassigned to the Adirondack Thunder (ECHL), who face the Elmira Jackals at 7 pm.
With three goaltenders on the roster, the Devils are hoping to create a competition between the pipes.
Ken Appleby’s 26-save shutout performance helped the Devils to a 2-0 victory against the Wolf Pack Sunday at Champions Skate Center in Cromwell, CT.
Ken Appleby, Evan Cormier and Mackenzie Blackwood supplied strong goaltending during the 2016 Prospect Challenge.
The Devils erased two deficits, but lost in a shootout, 3-2, at Hershey Saturday.
For the first time this season, Albany squandered a third-period lead to lose in regulation. The Sound Tigers scored three times during the final frame to defeat the Devils, 4-2, Sunday
Matt Lorito forced overtime with 6.8 seconds remaining and Brian O’Neill netted the game-winning goal 19 seconds later to give the Devils a 3-2 victory against the Senators Friday.