A two-game sweep of the Laval Rocket this past weekend has the Amerks three points ahead of the Toronto Marlies for first place in the AHL’s North Division standings with three games remaining prior to the annual Christmas break.
Rochester comes into the week having earned points in 15 of its last 16 contests dating back to Nov. 1, showing a 13-1-1-1 record over that span.
The Amerks have posted different win streaks of three or more, including a stretch of five straight wins from Nov. 13 to Nov. 23.
Mittelstadt embracing opportunity in Rochester
On Sunday, the Sabres assigned forward Casey Mittelstadt to Rochester.
Here’s a sampling for Monday’s written feature on Amerks.com.