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GAMEDAY: vs. Albany 12/12
December 12, 2015Posted by on
Home Game: 14
AHL Game: 360
Who: Albany Devils
Where: Times Union Center
When: 7:05 p.m.
Last Game: Last night in Allentown, the Penguins beat the Lehigh Valley Phantoms 4-0. Matt Murray had a 23 save shutout and Dominik Simon and Scott Wilson both had a pair of goals. For Albany, the Devils won their seventh straight game, beating the Syracuse Crunch 3-1. The Devils have not lost since losing to the Penguins…
Last Meeting: 5-3 on November 21 in Albany. Scott Wilson had two goals and Tristan Jarry stopped 25 of 28.
Record: For WBS: 18-5-0-0 (36 pts., 1st place Atlantic Division) — For ALB: 16-4-3-0 (35 pts., 2nd place North Division)
Why you should care: This is going to be a good game. I get the sense that this may be an instant classic between these two teams. The Devils have never won more than five games in a row as a team and have the look this season of a contender. I don’t think there is any doubt that the Penguins are a force, so I expect this game to be a closely contested one for all sixty minutes, if not beyond.
Referee(s): Peter Tarnaris
Linesmen: Bob Goodman / Jim Harper
Television: AHL Live / WQMY-TV in Wilkes-Barre market
Promotion(s): Holiday Celebration | Ugly Christmas Sweater Auction | Teddy Bear Toss #2
Other Game to Watch: Grand Rapids in Rockford out West. The Griffins have won nine in a row and are looking for ten at the home of the IceHogs.
Next Five Games: @ LV 12/16, TOR 12/18, @ SYR 12/19, @ HER 12/26, vs. LV 12/27
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