Devils skate into Toronto and take Game 1
The league’s second-ranked defense stifled its top-rated offense, and the result was a 2-1 victory by the Albany Devils in Game 1 of the North Division Finals at Ricoh Coliseum in Toronto on Wednesday night.
Penguins blank Bears in Game 1
Rested and ready, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins opened the Atlantic Division Finals with a 4-0 win over the Hershey Bears at Giant Center on Wednesday night.
Zacha's defense fits Devils' design
Pavel Zacha is absorbing valuable pro experience in Albany, but is not expected to have a long AHL career. The 19-year-old forward is solidly entrenched in the future for the New Jersey Devils.