VOORHEES, N.J. -- Albany jumped out to a 3-1 first-period lead and went on to score a 5-3 victory over the Adirondack Phantoms in an AHL preseason game on Tuesday.
The game was played in Voorhees, N.J., where the Phantoms are holding the preseason training camp. The Phantoms will arrive in Glens Falls on Tuesday before playing their home opener on Oct. 13.
The Phantoms outshot Albany 48-23, but couldn’t overcome giving up three goals in the first eight minutes of the game.
Albany defenseman Raman Hrabarneka took advantage of a power play to score the game’s first goal, 2:10 into the contest. Center David Wohlberg and right wing Mike Sislo added two more goals in the next five minutes.
Goaltender Niko Hovinen settled in after that, making 18 saves on 23 shots in his North American debut.
The Phantoms had nine power plays, and connected on two of them — Danny Syvret put Adirondack on the board with 5:25 to play in the first period and Tye McGinn added another in the third period. Matt Ford also scored for the Phantoms.