The Rochester Americans will be out to regain some momentum tonight against Binghamton coming off a loss to the Marlies.
The Amerks have recently found out that forward Corey Tropp will be out for the season. Tropp had two goals in the opener against Syracuse, but need surgery for his ACL/MCL sprain.
The Senators won their first game of the season and will try to stay undefeated tonight against Rochester. The Amerks went 6-1-1 against Binghamton last season, giving up just three points out of a possible 16.
Below are a few notes from Amerks.com:
Foligno, whose three points (2+1) are tied for the team lead with Cody Hodgson, currently ranks tied for third in the AHL with two goals while his three points place him tied for seventh overall among the league’s top scorers.
Hodgson, who recorded a pair of assists in his debut for the Amerks, is tied for the AHL lead with three assists.
Defenseman T.J. Brennan, who shows assists in back-to-back games, currently ranks tied for sixth in scoring among AHL blueliners and is tied for second in the league with two power-play assists.
Rochester (1-1-0-0, 2 points) enters the contest after coming up short in a 3-1 loss to the 2012 Western Conference champion Toronto Marlies Saturday night at Ricoh Coliseum in what was the teams’ first encounter since the first round of the 2012 Calder Cup Playoffs.
Marcus Foligno scored for the second time in as many days to bring Rochester within a goal, but Ryan Hamilton’s second marker of the night at 7:30 of the final frame proved to be the difference in the contest that saw a combined four power-play goals from both teams.
Reigning team MVP David Leggio made his second straight start between the pipes, stopping 34 of 37 shots he faced, including 15 of 16 in the third period. Toronto’s Ben Scrivens garnered his first win of the new campaign with a 20-save effort.