Glens Falls, NY-Greg
Moore's game-winner with 3:54 remaining in the third
period led Adirondack to their second victory in
a row in a 2-1 decision over the Albany Devils on
Saturday night in front of 3,221 at the Glens Falls
Civic Center. Adirondack finished their three game
homestand with a 2-1 record and also picked up their
fifth win in their last seven games.
On the game-winner, Luke Pither made a great play
to chop down the puck in the Devils zone along the
boards. He then took a shot from the circle where
Greg Moore picked up a rebound and jammed it past
Frazee for the 2-1 lead. It was Moore's fourth goal
of the year in as many games after he went 32 scoreless
games to start the season.
The Devils would buzz around the Phantoms net in
the final seconds but Brian Stewart held strong
as the Phantoms evened the Time Warner Cable Cup
series at two games apiece. Game five of the the
12 game season series is Wednesday night at Albany.
In an entertaining opening period, the Phantoms
and Devils dropped the gloves twice. Matt Clackson
and Marc-Andre Bourdon tilted with Myles Stoesz
and Dan Kelly.
Albany would score first on the power play early
in the second period. Michael Swift put home a Brian
Stewart rebound to score his 11th of the year to
give Albany a 1-0 lead 32 seconds in.
The Phantoms would answer four minutes later. After
a great play behind the Devils net by Eric Wellwood,
Michael Ryan would beat Albany goaltender Jeff Frazee
back door to tie the score at 1-1. It was Michael
Ryan's fourth goal of the year, a day after scoring
in the shootout against Springfield.
Brian Stewart in the middle frame made a few great
saves including one on Devils forward Adam Henrique
point blank to keep the game tied at 1. Mike Testwuide
got into a fight for the second straight game; this
time taking on Harry Young who is 2nd on the Devils
roster in penalty minutes.
That set the stage for Moore's late heroics as
he scores a key third period goal for the second
game in a row. Friday night against Springfield
he tied the game at 2-2 early in the 3rd period.
This time he broke the tie late in the third to
extend his goal scoring streak.
Adirondack went 0-for-4 on the power play while
Albany finished 1-for-2 on the man advantage. Adirondack
outshot the Devils 31-19.
Brian Stewart earned his second straight victory
making 18 saves while counterpart Jeff Frazee made
29 saves in defeat.
The Phantoms travel to Rochester for the last game
of their stretch of six games in eight days. Adirondack
has gone 3-2 so far in this busy run of games which
also coincides with the beginning of Joe Paterson's
coaching tenure with the Phantoms. The game is the
beginning of a four game road swing for the Phantoms
who do not return home until Friday, January 14
against the Hershey Bears.
Notes: Forward Shane Harper and defensemen J.P.
Testwuide and Joonas Lehtivuori were the Phantoms
healthy scratches. Goalie Johan Backlund and forward
Stefan Legein were also scratched with injuries.
Marc-Andre Bourdon left the game after his tilt
in the first period with Devils defenseman Dan Kelly.
Albany has four more games in Glens Falls this year
but does not return to the Civic Center until March
Sunday, January 2, 5:00 - Adirondack Phantoms at
Wednesday, January 5, 7:00 - Adirondack Phantoms
at Albany Devils
Friday, January 7, 10:00pm - Adirondack at Abbotsford
Saturday, January 8, 10:00pm - Adirondack Phantoms
at Abbotsford Heat
Friday, January 14, 7:30pm - Hershey Bears at Adirondack
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Albany Devils 1 at Adirondack Phantoms 2 - Status:
Saturday, January 1, 2011 - Glens Falls Civic Center
Albany 0 1 0 - 1
Adirondack 0 1 1 - 2
1st Period- No Scoring.Penalties-Stoesz Alb (fighting),
9:29; Clackson Adk (fighting), 9:29; Kelly Alb (fighting),
11:50; Bourdon Adk (fighting), 11:50; Syvret Adk
2nd Period-1, Albany, Swift 11 (Wiseman, Anderson),
0:32 (PP). 2, Adirondack, Ryan 4 (Wellwood), 5:18.
Penalties-Stephenson Adk (slashing), 6:32; Stoesz
Alb (roughing), 10:15; Young Alb (fighting), 17:11;
Testwuide Adk (fighting), 17:11; Davison Alb (cross-checking),
3rd Period-3, Adirondack, Moore 4 (Hamel, Pither),
16:06. Penalties-Zajac Alb (charging), 3:09; Davison
Alb (slashing), 9:38.
Shots on Goal-Albany 5-10-4-19. Adirondack 9-13-9-31.
Power Play Opportunities-Albany 1 / 2; Adirondack
0 / 4.
Goalies-Albany, Frazee 9-10-2 (31 shots-29 saves).
Adirondack, Stewart 2-5-0 (19 shots-18 saves).
Referees-Chris Brown (86).
Linesmen-Steeve Lemay (64), Mike Emanatian (69).