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GAMEDAY: vs. Albany 4/17
April 17, 2015Posted by on
Home Game: 37
AHL Game: 1119
Who: Albany Devils
Where: Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza
When: 7:05 p.m.
Last Game: Sunday in Portland, the Penguins won 3-1. Andrew Ebbett had a goal and an assist and Jeff Zakoff stopped 29 of 30 shots. For Albany, they hosted Syracuse Wednesday and won 6-2. Newcomer Matt Lorito had a goal and four assists for the Devils in the win.
Last Meeting: December 19 in Wilkes-Barre, the Devils won 4-2. Brandon Burlon had a goal and an assist for first star honors.
Record: For WBS: 43-23-3-4 (93 pts., 2nd place East Division) — For ALB: 35-28-5-6 (81 pts., 4th place Northeast Division)
Why you should care: Expect the best from Albany tonight in a last ditch effort to save their season and make playoffs as an eight seed. On the other hand, expect the same from the already clinched Penguins in a last ditch effort to win the East Division. This should be an excellent game.
Referee(s): Garrett Rank
Linesmen: Francis Trempe / Jud Ritter
Television: AHL Live
Promotion(s): Fan Friday’s with discounted tickets and $2 beers.
Other Game to Watch: Hershey hosts Binghamton. Any loss by the Bears and the Penguins win tonight and it’s Wilkes-Barre in the drivers seat for the Division crown.
Remaining Games: NOR 4/18, @ LV 4/19