The Buffalo Sabres were officially eliminated from the playoffs on Thursday night and that offers a very distant glimmer of hope for the post season chances of the Rochester Americans. The Amerks are currently in 11th place and two points behind the eighth place Houston Aeros. The only chance the Amerks likely have of gaining ground and winning out the rest of the season is if the Sabres make sure that Marcus Foligno, Corey Tropp, Brayden McNabb and TJ Brennan are with the Amerks in Glens Falls on Sunday.
What’re the chances of the Amerks making the playoffs? Doubtful. If you’re a season ticket holder I wouldn’t be in a hurry to send money in for the tickets, I know I haven’t.
The Amerks have a losing record of 32-39.
Rochester has only won two out of their last ten games.
Prior to this losing stretch the Amerks had won seven out of ten games.
The only difference in the winning stretch was the presence of Brayden McNabb and TJ Brennan in the lineup. They were winning without Marcus Foligno and Corey Tropp.
If the Amerks win at least four out of five of the remaining games and get some [...]Read More