AHL Game Night: 12/18/10 Devils at Admirals

Norfolk learns its lesson and takes care of business in the second game of the set.


Cedrick Desjardins allowed just 1 goal on 27 shots for the victory. Desjardins raised his season save percentage to .900 with the effort.

First Period
NOR Fornataro, (10) (Barberio, Szczechura), 6:36 (PP)
NOR Barberio, (2) (Szczechura, Wright), 11:11
NOR Wright, (8) , 16:30 (SH)

Second Period
ALB Swift, (8) (Nagy), 8:07
NOR Wright, (9) (Szczechura, Quick), 15:59 (PP)
NOR Labrie, (4) (Wright, Wishart), 18:57 (SH)

Third Period

James Wright, Mark Barberio, and Paul Szczechura were the game's three stars. Wright finished the game with 2 goals and 2 assists, with 1 goal and 1 assist shorthanded. He now has a very respectable 9 goals and 24 points in 30 games. Remember, this is his rookie AHL campaign, despite having played a half a season in the NHL last year. Barberio has 2 goals and 12 points in 23 games.

With Norfolk's win and Wilke-Barre/Scranton's loss to Syracuse, Norfolk moves back to within 4 points of the Penguins in the North Division, with both teams tied in the loss column.

Box score from TheAHL.com.