The Albany Devils are enjoying a 6 day break as part of a scheduling quirk after dropping their season opener 3-1 to the Manchester Monarchs on Saturday night in front of just over 5,000 fans. They next hit the ice this coming Friday against the Syracuse Crunch at the Times Union Center followed by a game the next night Saturday, at Worcester.

Monday, the Devils were doing some community service work, combining their efforts with the Albany Police Athletic League in an after school program. Brandon Burlon, Phil DeSimone, Raman Hrabarenka and Chris McKelvie were among those involved. The following day some team members made a trip to Habitat for Humanity and on Wednesday some club members make a trip to the Mohawk-Hudson Humane Society.

Friday when they finally get back on the ice for their game against Syracuse, college students will get a nice price break. Tickets for students can be had for $10.00 and then college youngsters can get a voucher for a hot dog and drink for a dollar per.

All fans that are 21 and over can enjoy a happy hour treat. Between 6 and 7pm you can enjoy a domestic draft for only $2.

On game night, the first 500 into the Times Union Center will get a free t-shirt, courtesy of the Times Union.

As for the opponent Saturday evening, the Crunch of Syracuse they grabbed three points in their first two games, losing in a shootout 6-5 to Rochester on Friday then beating Hershey 4-3 on Saturday.