-The Devils begin the week 0-1-0-0, looking for their first points of the season. They are tied for last place in the North Division with Utica, who also sit at 0-1-0-0.
-First recall of the season to New Jersey goes to…Yann Danis, who was summoned to back up Keith Kinkaid Tuesday night at home against Nashville while Cory Schneider became a first time dad to a baby boy, Wyatt. He was officially sent back to Albany on Wednesday, while Reid Boucher was sent down and recalled on paper to make room. Ken Appleby was recalled from Adirondack for a day before being returned to the Thunder.
-Injury report: All but Scott Wedgewood (ankle) will be available to play this weekend.
Saturday, 10/17 and Sunday, 10/18 at Toronto
Where: Ricoh Coliseum, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
When: 3:00 PM both days.
Season Series: First 2 meetings of 6. Future matchups: November 1st @ Albany; March 1st @ Toronto; March 13th & April 10th @ Albany
Know Your Opponent:
Record: 2-0-0-0, 4 points, 1.ooo winning pct, first place in North Division.
Leading Scorers: Josh Leivo, 3 points (1 goal, 2 assists); 6 players with 2 points; Garret Sparks, 1-0-0, 1.85 GAA, .931 save pct; Antoine Bibeau, 1-0-0, 3.00 GAA, .875 save pct
Need to Know:
This is the first matchup between the two teams since December 10, 2011, a 4-1 Toronto win on home ice; the Marlies are finishing up a four game homestand to start off the season, including a sweep of Manitoba last weekend; games will be televised on RogersTV in Canada.
Listen: AHL Live
Tweet: @trace_1114, @AlbanyDevils, @TorontoMarlies