Preview: Devils at Wolf Pack (Preseason)
ALBANY DEVILS at HARTFORD WOLF PACK
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Champions Skate Zone | Cromwell, CT | 7:00 pm
Tonight, the Albany Devils play their first official preseason game when it travels to face the Hartford Wolf Pack at 7 pm at Champions Skate Zone in Hartford, CT.
The Devils and the Wolf Pack NHL affiliate – the New York Rangers – met a week ago at Prudential Center’s AmeriHealth Pavilion for an AHL/rookie scrimmage. Chris McKelvie and Paul Thompson each had two goals as the Devils prevailed, 5-2.
Tale of the Tape
Albany : 40-23-5-8 (93 pts)
Hartford: 37-32-1-6 (81 pts)
2013-14 Goals For
2013-14 Goals Against
What to Watch for
Center Scott Timmins and left-winger Joe Whitney played alongside each other for the majority of last season. Head Coach Rick Kowalsky has them reunited during this year’s training camp. On their right side, newcomer Paul Thompson joins the trio. Thompson played 39 games for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton last season and 30 games for Springfield. He totaled 15 points with eight goals and seven assists.
10/1 - Morning Skate
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The Albany Devils travel to face the Hartford Wolf Pack in a preseason game tonight at 7 pm at Champions Skate Zone in Cromwell, CT. Fans can follow the action on twitter (@albanydevils)
Whitney gearing up
Albany left winger Joe Whitney has led the Devils in scoring during each of the last three seasons. Entering his fourth year, he is reunited with his centerman from last season, Scott Timmins. Newcomer Paul Thompson is slotted on the right side.
In New Jersey
The Devils NHL camp, Jon Merrill has resumed practicing and could see preseason action this week … The Devils released defenseman Tomas Kaberle and forward Ruslan Fedotenko from their tryouts … Tomorrow New Jersey hosts the New York Islanders for a 7 pm preseason game at “The Rock”
About today’s image
Captain Rod Pelley hustles down the left side during yesterday’s training camp session at Knickerbacker Ice Arena.
Today’s Morning Skate was posted at 8:30 am
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