Albany Tops Utica to Advance
The Albany Devils are advancing to the North Division Final after defeating the Utica Comets in the first round of the AHL Playoffs on Thursday night.
The Devils 6-3 win was aided by the Devils ability on special teams. Albany held Utica to an 0-6 on the power play. For Albany, Blake Pietila scored two goals after missing the first three games of the playoffs. Reid Boucher had a goal, his third of the playoffs. He's scored a point in nine straight games.
Scott Wedgewood made 32 saves in net for the Devils.
Albany will take on the Toronto Marlies in the North Division Final. Game 1 is May 4th.