ALBANY, NY – Who the Devils play and when the Devils play likely won’t be decided until Sunday – maybe Saturday at the earliest. Although dates and opponents for the first round of the Calder Cup Playoffs are yet to be determined, the picture is starting to clear.
Albany is locked into the second spot in the North Division and could potentially play one of six opponents:
If the regular season was to end today, the Devils would face off against the Sound Tigers. With games still to be played this weekend, basically whichever team finishes fourth in the above rankings will face the Devils.
As for the dates. Each opponent comes with a different scenario. Here are the potential home dates for the first round — in no particular order:
|Potential Opponents||First Home Game||Second Home Game||Third Home Game|
|3||April 22||April 23||May 1|
|1||April 22||April 23||April 30|
|1||April 21||April 23||April 30|
|1||April 28||April 30||May 1|
Fans have three ways to purchase tickets for first round games: 1. call the Devils Executive Office to reserve ticket packages, 2. participate in the presale, which is currently underway, 3. purchase at the Times Union Center Box Office starting Monday.