Amerks clinch postseason spot

The Rochester Americans clinched a berth in the 2019 Calder Cup Playoffs on Saturday night with a 6-4 victory in Binghamton.

The Amerks, six-time Calder Cup champions (most recently in 1996), are heading to the postseason for the second year in a row after not qualifying for three straight seasons previously.

Rochester sits one point behind Syracuse in the race for the North Division title.

The AHL’s 2018-19 regular season ends April 14; for more information and daily updates on the Calder Cup Playoff races, check out the official AHL Playoff Primer.