Location: Dunkin Donuts Center, Providence, Rhode Island.
Time: 7:05 PM.
Season Series: First meeting of 8. Future matchups: October 23rd @ Providence; December 10th, December 26th, & February 7th @ Albany; March 3rd @ Providence; March 25th @ Albany; March 31st @ Providence.
Albany: 0-0-0, 0 points
Providence: 0-0-0, 0 points
Bruins Leading Scorers/Goaltending:
Last Game, Bruins: A 5-4 double overtime loss to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on April 23rd, completing a first round sweep in the Calder Cup playoffs.
The Bruins lost six of their top 10 scorers from last season, including Seth Griffith (claimed on waivers by Toronto), Alexander Khokhlachev (Europe), Austin Czarnik (Boston), and Frank Vatrano (out till December due to injury); the game marks the head coaching debut of former River Rats captain Kevin Dean, after spending the last five years as an assistant; former A-Devil captain Jay Leach begins his first season as an assistant coach after spending last season on Wilkes-Barre’s bench.
Albany Devils: Five questions for 2016-17 (Times Union)
Albany Devils try to match last year’s success (Times Union)
P-Bruins Season Preview: Where will the goals come from? (Providence Journal)
Broadcast Info: AHL Live for both teams
Social: @trace_1114, @AlbanyDevils, @AHLBruins