Location: Times Union Center, Albany, NY.
Time: 7:00 PM.
Season Series: Tied at 2.
Albany: 28-21-1-1, 58 points, .569, 2nd place in North Division
Syracuse: 25-15-4-5, 59 points, .602, 1st place in North Division
Crunch Leading Scorers/Goaltending:
Cory Conacher, 42 points (10 G, 32 A); Matt Taormina, 40 points (12 G, 28 A); Yanni Gourde, 38 points (18 G, 20 A)
Adam Wilcox, 16-8-3, 2.67 GAA; Kristers Gudlevskis, 9-7-6, 2.67 GAA
Last Game, Crunch: Syracuse defeated Utica 3-2 on the road on Sunday.
The Crunch have won their last two after going 1-2-1-0 since returning from the All Star break, managing to hang onto first place in the division over the Devils; today marks the beginning of a five game road trip, as Syracuse will head north to St. John’s for a pair this weekend before stops in Toronto and Rochester next week; Cory Conacher is on a 9 game point streak, placing him into the top 10 in AHL scoring; the Crunch and the Devils rank 1-2 in the AHL in both average penalty minutes (16.88-16.86) and average shots allowed (26.41-26.84); this marks the start of a 4 games in 6 days homestand for the Devils.
Syracuse Crunch holds off Utica Comets (syracuse.com)
Albany Devils report card at two-thirds mark (Times Union)
Broadcast Info: AHL Live, ESPN Radio Syracuse
Social: @trace_1114, @AlbanyDevils, @SyracuseCrunch