Location: Mass Mutual Center, Springfield, MA.
Time: 3:00 PM.
Season Series: Springfield leads 2-1.
Albany: 34-25-2-2, 72 points, .571, 2nd place in North Division
Springfield: 26-27-8-2, 62 points, .492, 6th place in Atlantic Division
Thunderbirds Leading Scorers/Goaltending:
Chase Balisy, 38 points (13 G, 25 A); Paul Thompson, 31 points (16 G, 15 A); Dryden Hunt, 26 points (10 G, 16 A)
Adam Wilcox, 21-10-4, 2.78 GAA (SYR/SPR); Sam Brittain, 2-2-0, 2.13 GAA
Last Game, Thunderbirds: Springfield lost 4-2 to Providence on the road on Saturday.
All three games in the season series have gone to overtime, with the road team winning each time; Josh Jacobs was injured during the second period in Syracuse last night, availability today unknown; Albany’s magic number to clinch a playoff berth sits at 22, with a shot at a four point swing this afternoon as 5th place Utica takes on Providence; the Devils penalty kill ranks second in the AHL at 84.7 percent (Wilkes-Barre is first at 86.7); forward Dryden Hunt is on a 5 game assist streak; former Devil Reece Scarlett is out due to an injury suffered in his T-Bird debut.
Late 2nd Period Goal Dooms T-Birds vs. Bruins (springfieldthunderbirds.com)
Albany Devils lose in overtime to rival Syracuse (Times Union)
Broadcast Info: AHL Live or WHYN 560 AM
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