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.

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

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

Click here for a link to a game recap



Topics: Albany Devils, Bridgeport Sound Tigers, Johan Hedberg, New Jersey Devils

Want more from Pucks and Pitchforks?  
Subscribe to FanSided Daily for your morning fix. Enter your email and stay in the know.

TEAMFeed More Devils news from the Fansided Network

Hot on the Web From