Sound Tigers game day: Wednesday vs. Albany
Updated 12:21 am, Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Albany Devils at Bridgeport Sound Tigers
WHEN: Tonight, 7
WHERE: Webster Bank Arena
RECORDS: Albany 9-8-0-6; Bridgeport 12-11-1-2
SEASON SERIES: Albany leads 1-0.
LAST MEETING: The Devils won 3-1 Dec. 8 at home.
ABOUT THE DEVILS: Albany's five-game winning streak ended with a shootout loss Saturday to Providence. ... RW Bobby Butler was last week's AHL player of the week (6-1-7 in three games, 10-5-15 for the year). ... C Jacob Josefson leads the team at 8-8-16. ... D Matt Corrente (shoulder) is out for the year.
ABOUT THE SOUND TIGERS: With C Brock Nelson (mouth) and RW Max MacKay (lower body) injured this weekend, Bridgeport signed F's Chad Costello and Jack Combs to PTOs. ... D Travis Hamonic (upper body) remains out. ... LW Nino Niederreiter went into Tuesday as the AHL's fifth-leading scorer at 13-14-27. He has a six-game scoring streak. ... LW Brandon DeFazio serves the last game of a six-game suspension.
UP NEXT: Saturday vs. Adirondack, 7 p.m.
-- MICHAEL FORNABAIO