Location: Webster Bank Arena, Bridgeport, CT.
Time: 7:00 PM.
Season Series: Bridgeport leads 3-1.
Albany: 33-25-1-1, 68 points, .567, 2nd place in North Division
Bridgeport: 36-20-2-1, 75 points, .636, 4th place in Atlantic Division
Sound Tigers Leading Scorers/Goaltending:
Bracken Kearns, 41 points (19 G, 22 A); Tanner Fritz, 36 points (18 G, 18 A); Devon Toews, 35 points (4 G, 31 A)
Jaroslav Halak, 15-4-3, 2.07 GAA; Eamon McAdam, 9-3-0, 3.29 GAA
Last Game, Sound Tigers: Bridgeport dropped a 2-1 decision to Utica on the road on Friday.
Despite dropping three out of their last four contests, Bridgeport holds a 2 point/.028 lead over Hershey for the fourth Atlantic Division playoff spot; this is the middle game of a 3 in 3 weekend for the Sound Tigers, after traveling to Utica on Friday and hosting the Wolfpack on Sunday; of Jaroslav Halak’s four regulation losses since joining Bridgeport, three are against Utica; former Devil Steve Bernier has been out since the All Star break due to injury; with last night’s win, Mackenzie Blackwood broke a personal 3 game losing streak, and his .889 shootout save percentage is second in the AHL; the Devils’ .846 winning percentage (11-1-1) beyond regulation is the best in the league, Bridgeport is second at .813 (13-2-1).
More Comets, more changes: Utica liveblog (Connecticut Post)
Albany Devils defenseman plays his way into AHL contract (Times Union)
Broadcast Info: AHL Live
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