2023-24 AHL Top Prospects Team announced

The American Hockey League has announced the 2023-24 AHL Top Prospects Team, determined by the league’s hockey operations department in conjunction with AHL general managers as the three forwards, two defensemen and one goaltender projected to be the best future NHL players.

Amerks’ Appert promoted to Buffalo

The Buffalo Sabres have promoted Rochester Americans head coach Seth Appert to assistant coach of the National Hockey League club, joining the staff of new Sabres head coach Lindy Ruff.

Crunch turn tables, bounce Amerks in Game 5

Cole Koepke scored twice as the Syracuse Crunch knocked off the Rochester Americans, 5-2, in a winner-take-all Game 5 of their North Division semifinal series at a sold-out Blue Cross Arena on Friday night.

Crunch win in 2OT to take 2-1 series lead

Waltteri Merelä scored on a breakaway 10:18 into the second overtime period as the Syracuse Crunch took a 2-1 decision over Rochester in the pivotal Game 3 of their North Division semifinal series on Thursday night.

Fortier gives Crunch OT win in Game 2

Gabriel Fortier deflected home a shot with 10:56 gone in overtime to give the Syracuse Crunch a 4-3 win over Rochester in Game 2 of their North Division semifinal series on Sunday afternoon.

Amerks draw first blood against Crunch

Isak Rosén scored with 9:39 left in regulation to send the Rochester Americans to a 3-2 win over the Syracuse Crunch in the opener of their North Division semifinal series on Friday night.