The Rochester Americans needed help from the Belleville Senators on Saturday afternoon in order to make the playoffs and they got it.
Belleville defeated the Toronto Marlies in regulation, 5-2, and Rochester clinched a playoff berth.
The Amerks are the fifth seed in the North Division and will be facing either Belleville or Laval, pending the outcome of the Laval vs. Syracuse game on Saturday night. If Laval wins, the Amerks will face the Senators in the Play-In Round. If Syracuse wins, the Amerks will face the Rocket in the Play-In Round of the 2022 Calder Cup Playoffs.
The Amerks will host one game in the Play-In Round, on Wednesday, May 4 at 7:05pm at Blue Cross Arena.