Albany, NY, November 2, 2012 – Cam Talbot tied his pro career high with 43 saves, and went five-for-five in the shootout, Friday night at the Times Union Center, as the Connecticut Whale defeated the Albany Devils by a score of 2-1.
The Whale won their fourth straight game, despite being outshot 44-16 on the night. Christian Thomas scored for Connecticut, and Matt Gilroy got the only goal of the shootout. Mattias Tedenby tallied the lone Devil goal.
It was the second win in Albany in ten days for the Whale, who earned their first win of the season last Wednesday over the Devils, 5-2.
After a rebound shot by Albany’s Adam Henrique on the game’s first shift hit the crossbar behind Talbot, the Devils came back and did take the game’s first lead at 4:30. David Wohlberg won a neutral-ice faceoff and Tedenby headed quickly up the right side of the slot, fending off Sam Klassen’s check and putting a backhand shot past Talbot’s stick side.
That would be the only puck to g...