Location: Blue Cross Arena, Rochester, NY.
Time: 7:05 PM.
Season Series: First meeting of 8. Future matchups: November 26th @ Albany; January 27th @ Rochester; January 28th @ Albany; February 10th @ Rochester; April 3rd @ Albany; April 14th @ Rochester; April 15th @ Albany
Albany: 8-4-0-0, 16 points, .667, 3rd place in North Division
Rochester: 7-6-0-0, 14 points, .538, 4th place in North Division
Amerks Leading Scorers/Goaltending:
2 tied with 16 points
Linus Ullmark, 6-3-0, 2.69 GAA; Jason Kasdorf, 0-3-0, 5.75 GAA
Last Game, Amerks: Rochester defeated Springfield 3-2 on the road Sunday afternoon.
The Amerks will play 4 out of their next 5 games on home ice, with a road trip to Utica on Saturday mixed in; the Amerks have not scored on Devil goaltending since the first period on December 19, 2015, a span of 242:09 over four games; defenseman Paul Geiger, who appeared in 9 games for Albany late last season on an amateur tryout, has one goal in 5 games for Rochester; forward Petr Straka, acquired Saturday afternoon from the Flyers, arrived on Monday and is expected to play; New Jersey reassigned Luke Gazdic, out since preseason due to injury, to Albany on Monday after clearing waivers; Steve Santini is not expected in the lineup due to an injury suffered in Saturday’s game.
Carrier expected to keep top line slot for Sabres (The Buffalo News)
Sabres Recall Three from Rochester (amerks.com)
Straka on other side now (Times Union)
Devils happy with play of rookie Nick Lappin (NorthJersey.com)
Broadcast Info: AHL Live or ESPN Radio Rochester
Social: @AlbanyDevils, @AmerksHockey, @LetsGoAmerks