Johan Hedberg may be making an AHL start for the Albany Devils this afternoon on an emergency basis. Mandatory Credit: Debby Wong-USA TODAY Sports

Live HedBlog: Johan Hedberg Playing in the AHL- Making a Relief Appearance

Here is a live blog of Johan Hedberg’s prospective start today in the AHL. I am in the building will have some live updates.

1:22 PM- No Official Word on Albany’s starting goaltender.

1:47 PM- Unconfirmed Source says Hedberg Will Not Start Today

2:30 PM- Scott Wedgewood Comes out of the Tunnel First and Will Start for the Albany Devils this afternoon in Bridgeport.

3:45 PM- Wedgewood lit up for 3 first period goals. Goalie change? Hedberg!!?

4:05 PM- Wedgewood to continue in net to start 2nd Period. BST 3 ALB 1; 1 more goal may do it for Wedgewood or maybe not.

4:07 PM- 4th goal for Bridgeport, Wedgewood stays in

4:10 PM- 5th goal for Bridgeport, Wedgewood appears to be staying in

4:11 PM- HEDBERG IS IN- Relief Appearance for Moose as A-Devils trail 5-1 with 16:00 to go in second period

4:13 PM- Hedberg makes his first save of the day, soft backhander into the chest.

4:15 PM- Another easy save made by Hedberg on a shot from the bottom of the left circle

4:17 PM- Albany gets one back. BST 5 ALB 2- Whitney on the goal from the low slot

4:19 PM- Acrobatic blocker save by Hedberg on shot from bottom of left circle- He’s still got the moves

4:21 PM- Puck nonchalantly covered by Hedberg

4:25 PM- Nice poke check by Hedberg to prevent a scoring opportunity for BST

Okay I like Hedberg, Sorry

4:27 PM- BST PP- Hedberg being assaulted, 3 big saves already

4:40 PM- Hedberg made some nice saves on 4 on 4 action, lots of PP time for A Devils, End of 2nd BST 5 ALB 2 SOG 29-17 ALB

5:00 PM- 3RD Period Underway

5:05 PM- Anders Lee beats Hedberg for the score- Lee dangled by Pelley through the left circle, backhander from Lee five hole falling to his knees, Nasty Goal

5:10 PM- Scooter Vaughan adds a shorthanded goal, beats Hedberg five hole, appears puck deflected off Hedberg’s stick then went through

5:30 PM- Game Over BST 7 ALB 3

Hedberg stops 11 of 13 shots in a relief appearance; 37:41 of ice time

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