And for a guy who was struggling, he'll take it.
Perhaps it's a sign that he's slowly breaking out of his funk that saw him go pointless in his first 13 games. Alberga certainly feels more confident on the ice after last night's 3-1 win over the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds.
You have to feel for the Hounds who were missing six regulars. Shades of the Rangers from last November when the team was hit with a bunch of injuries.
Defenceman Jared Gilbert is being re-evaluated today after hitting his head after a hit from behind and is likely going to be out at least a week.
Forward Nick Czinder (concussion) is improving daily and will have a better idea on a timetable for his return by Sunday.
Centre Matia Marcantuoni is slated to practise with the club today to test his fractured finger. The team wants to see how that goes before committing to a return date.