Location: Blue Cross Arena, Rochester, NY.
Time: 7:00 PM.
Season Series: Albany leads 3-1.
Albany: 26-20-1-1, 54 points, .563, 2nd place in North Division
Rochester: 20-25-0-2, 42 points, .447, 6th place in North Division
Americans Leading Scorers/Goaltending:
Cole Schneider, 40 points (17 G, 23 A); Cal O’Reilly, 36 points (8 G, 28 A); Nick Baptiste, 28 points (18 G, 10 A)
Linus Ullmark, 18-16-2, 2.82 GAA; John Muse, 2-6-0, 3.21 GAA
Last Game, Americans: Rochester defeated Hartford 4-2 on the road on Saturday.
The Amerks are 1-1 since the All Star break; Cole Schneider ranks fifth in the AHL in points (40), while Linus Ullmark is third in wins and first in losses, minutes played, and saves; forwards Derek Grant and Evan Rodrigues were recalled by Buffalo on Thursday, with Rodrigues being sent back earlier today; it appears the mystery virus that wreaked havoc with the Devils roster is out the door, as Blake Pietila returned to the lineup on Tuesday and Mackenzie Blackwood is expected to return over the weekend; Petr Straka may also return over the weekend after being out since Christmas; J.P. Anderson was released from his PTO late Tuesday and returned to Adirondack.
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Broadcast Info: AHL Live, ESPN Rochester
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