Two prospects in last week’s Buffalo Sabres development camp will likely be starting their NHL careers this season: JJ Peterka and Jack Quinn, who showcased massive growth in 2021-22, becoming dynamic presences as AHL rookies.
The Buffalo Sabres have signed defenseman Lawrence Pilut to a one-year, two-way contract.
The Buffalo Sabres have signed defensemen Kale Clague, Jeremy Davies and Chase Priskie to one-year, two-way contracts.
Following a lost 2020-21 season in which he played just eight times and struggling as the backup in Rochester this year, Aaron Dell found his game again in Rochester, backstopping the Americans throughout their run in the Calder Cup Playoffs.
The Laval Rocket are off to the Eastern Conference Finals after a wild 6-5 triple-overtime victory over the Rochester Americans on Wednesday night.
Rochester Americans forward Ben Holmstrom has been suspended for two games as a consequence of an illegal check to the head of an opponent in a playoff game at Laval on May 22.
With two wins in a little more than 24 hours, the Laval Rocket find themselves one more victory away from the Eastern Conference Finals.
The Rochester Americans have very little time to make needed adjustments. The Laval Rocket have very little time to bask in their victory.
Danick Martel scored a franchise-record four goals to lead the Laval Rocket past Rochester, 6-1, in the opener of the North Division Finals at a sold-out Place Bell on Sunday evening.
Three third-period goals lifted the Rochester Americans to a 4-2 victory over the Utica Comets in the winner-take-all Game 5 of their division semifinal series in Utica on Thursday night.