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Devils fall short against Admirals

Devils fall short against Admirals

The Albany Devils pulled goalie Jeff Frazee late in the third period for the extra attacker and cut

The Albany Devils pulled goalie Jeff Frazee late in the third period for the extra attacker and cut their deficit in half in the last minute, but they were unable to find the equalizer in a 2-1 loss to the Norfolk Admirals on Friday night.

Albany right wing Matt Anderson’s fifth goal of the season came with 25.9 seconds remaining in regulation, the Devils skating with a six-on-five advantage.

With 8.8 seconds remaining, Devils centerman Tim Sestito won a draw in the Norfolk zone, but Albany was unable to get a shot on goal before time expired.

The late goal ruined Norfolk goalie Igor Bobkov’s try for his second shutout of the season. He made 35 saves on 36 shots.

Frazee stopped 28 of 30 shots for Albany (9-10-0-6), surrendering a pair of power-play goals in the first period, both on rebounds that were not cleared away.

Norfolk (12-13-1-0) got its goals from Devante Smith-Pelly and Patrick Maroon. The Admirals were 2-for-9 on the advantage. Albany was 0-for-10.

The Devils will play the Admir-als again tonight at 7:15.

Albany 0 0 1 — 1

Norfolk 2 0 0 — 2

First Period — 1, Norfolk, Smith-Pelly 5 (Guentzel, Guenin), 4:00 (pp). 2, Norfolk, Maroon 8 (Vatanen, Holland), 16:31 (pp). Penalties — Wohlberg, Alb (holding the stick), 2:24; Gelinas, Alb, double-minor (high-sticking), 4:15; Maroon, Nor (goaltender interference), 4:22; Elkins, Nor (delay of game), 11:15; Leach, Alb (tripping), 15:30; McMillan, Nor (slashing), 16:47.

Second Period — None. Penalties — McKelvie, Alb (interference), 2:43; Palmieri, Nor (hooking), 7:05; Schaus, Nor (hooking), 9:05; Zalewski, Alb (high-sticking), 9:27; Wohlberg, Alb (slashing), 12:29; McMillan, Nor (high-sticking), 15:10; Guenin, Nor (delay of game), 15:14; Sislo, Alb (slashing), 17:50.

Third Period — 3, Albany, Anderson 5 (Sislo), 19:34. Penalties — Wohlberg, Alb (cross-checking), 1:21; McKelvie, Alb,

major (fighting), 7:06; Rosehill, Nor, minor-major (elbowing, fighting), 7:06; Parent, Nor (high-sticking), 7:31; Etem, Nor (hooking), 12:37; Hendry, Nor (roughing), 16:32; Butler, Alb (cross-checking), 16:45.

Shots on Goal — Albany 10-12-14 — 36. Norfolk 14-13-3 — 30.

Power-play opportunities — Albany 0 of 10; Norfolk 2 of 9.

Goalies — Albany, Frazee 3-4-3 (30 shots-28 saves). Norfolk, Bobkov 5-7-0 (36-35).

A — 4,041. T — 2:20.

Referees — Darcy Burchell. Jason Rollins. Linesmen — Ryan Daisy, Scott Adams.

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