Location: Mass Mutual Center, Springfield, MA.
Time: 7:00 PM.
Season Series: First meeting of 4. Future matchups: January 13th & March 17th @ Albany; March 19th @ Springfield
Albany: 20-15-0-1, 41 points, .569, 2nd place in North Division
Springfield: 14-13-4-2, 34 points, .515, 6th place in Atlantic Division
Thunderbirds Leading Scorers/Goaltending:
Chase Balisy, 20 points (7 G, 13 A); Mackenzie Weegar, 14 points (8 G, 6 A); 3 players tied with 12 points
Reto Berra, 8-6-2, 2.23 GAA; Mike McKenna, 6-7-4, 3.11 GAA
Last Game, Thunderbirds: Springfield lost to Providence 4-1 at home on Saturday.
Springfield has won 2 of 3 since turning the calendar to 2017; four of their next five games are on home ice, with just Friday’s game in Albany the lone road trip; defenseman Mackenzie Weegar is the lone All Star representative; Karl Stollery and Blake Coleman were summoned to New Jersey on Tuesday as the parent Devils head to western Canada; with just 11 forwards available, the team has brought in two PTOs: forward Tylor Spink from Toledo and Ty Loney from Adirondack.
Springfield Thunderbirds drop home contest to Providence Bruins (MassLive.com)
Weegar named to AHL All-Star Classic (Florida Panthers)
A-Devils Podcast: Kevin Rooney & World Junior Championships (Albany Devils)
Devils Recall Stollery, Coleman from AHL (All About the Jersey)
Broadcast Info: AHL Live or WHYN 560 AM
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