Recent Results: Feb. 13, 15, 17, 18
Wed., Feb. 13: Albany 0 vs. Syracuse 6 (Times Union Center)
The Devils three-game winning streak came to an end with a 6-0 setback against the Crunch Wednesday at Times Union Center. The contest was the second of three outings between the two teams in a 10 day span.
Keith Kinkaid, who played 40 minutes, made 10 saves on 16 shots and Jeff Frazee supplied 20 minutes of relief, stopping the six attempts he faced. At the other end, Riku Helenius turned aside 24 shots for his third shutout of the season. He improves to 9-8-0 on the season.
Fri., Feb. 15: Albany 2 at Adirondack 4 (Glens Falls Civic Center)
The Devils three-game winning streak at Glens Falls Civic Center came to an end with a 4-2 loss against the Phantoms Friday. Despite the setback, the Devils still own the Time Warner Cable Cup with a 6-2-0-1 overall record against their Northway rival this season.
Sun., Feb. 17: Albany 2 vs. Binghamton 3 — SO (Times Union Center)
Steve Zalewski’s goal with 4:53 remaining in regulation secured a point for the Devils against the Senators Sunday at Times Union Center in front of 4,928 fans. In the end the Devils lost, 3-2, in a shootout.
Trailing 2-1 within the final five minutes, Zalewski picked the top, right corner over Senators netminder Marc Cheverie’s glove.
After a scoreless overtime period in which the Devils controlled the play, Mike Sislo scored in the opening round of the shootout. Binghamton’s Pat Cannone tied the score in the fourth round and Cole Schneider potted the winner in the sixth.
Mon., Feb. 18: Albany 3 vs. Syracuse 5 (Times Union Center)
A Devils comeback effort was squandered for the second time is as many days as they suffered a 5-3 setback against the Crunch Monday at Times Union Center.
Steve Zalewski had a goal and an assist. Mike Sislo chipped in a goal and Jacob Josefson scored in his return to Albany. Alexander Urbom had a pair of assists and Keith Kinkaid made 20 saves on 24 tries.
For Syracuse, which extended its winning streak to four games, Tyler Johnson netted a hat trick and Dana Tyrell and Brett Connolly added goals. Between the pipes, Cedrick Desjardins stopped 23 shots on 26 attempts for his eighth win of the season and first with the Crunch.