The Rochester Americans will be getting some help for the Calder Cup Playoffs.
The Buffalo Sabres announced Sunday afternoon that they have assigned forward Peyton Krebs and defenseman Mattias Samuelsson to the Amerks.
Krebs, 21, tallied 15 points (4 goals, 11 assists) in 18 games with the Amerks upon being acquired from the Vegas Golden Knights in November. He played his final 48 games for Buffalo, tallying 22 points (7 goals, 15 assists).
Samuelsson, 22, tallied 15 points (2 goals, 13 assists) in 22 AHL contests this season. He had 10 assists in 42 games with the Sabres.
The Amerks open the postseason with a three-game series against the Belleville Senators, with Game 1 set for Wednesday in Rochester. Face-off is slated for 7 p.m.