This is it. The Rochester Americans and Syracuse Crunch face off at 7:35pm and in the final weekend of the season both teams are desperate for wins to keep their playoff hopes alive. The Amerks need the win a lot more than the Syracuse Crunch do if they’re to make the playoffs. It’s pretty simple for the Amerks, win tonight and tomorrow and with a little help they’ll make the playoffs. They’ll still have a chance with a three point weekend but can’t settle for anything less than four.
It doesn’t matter anymore what was not done last summer or during the season or the talk of the status of some players. The only thing that matters is that the team that’s on the ice tonight and tomorrow wearing the Amerks crest goes out and wins two hockey games. David Leggio needs to bring his A game. The defense needs to be at the top of their game. The offense needs to complete passes and put pucks on the net. The power play needs to score and the penalty kill needs to kill penalties. Hockey 101.
The coaching staff knows what is on the line. The players all know what [...]Read More