Location: Times Union Center, Albany, NY.
Time: 7:00 PM.
Season Series: Albany leads 1-0.
Albany: 12-6-0-1, 25 points, .658, 2nd place in North Division
Utica: 7-11-1-0, 15 points, .395, 6th place in North Division
Comets Leading Scorers/Goaltending:
2 tied with 14 points
Thatcher Demko, 4-4-1, 2.85 GAA; Richard Bachman, 3-6-0, 3.40 GAA; Michael Garteig, 0-1-0, 4.00 GAA
Last Game, Comets: Utica lost to Rochester 2-1 on home ice Wednesday night.
After a four game winning streak that lifted them out of the North Division cellar, the Comets have dropped their last two straight; Utica will play 8 of 12 games this month at home, including tomorrow’s rematch; Scott Wedgewood had surgery to repair a torn labrum in his right shoulder Tuesday and will need 6 months recovery time, effectively ending his season; John Quenneville was recalled by New Jersey on Wednesday and made his NHL debut Thursday night in Chicago.
Virtanen could learn from Baertschi’s grind and growth in the AHL (The Province)
Valk aims to help Utica Comets (Utica Observer Dispatch)
Albany Devils November Review (The Hockey Writers)
Kevin Rooney making a name as Albany Devils rookie (Times Union)
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