The Buffalo Sabres announced today that the team has assigned forward Casey Mittelstadt to the Rochester Americans (AHL).
Mittelstadt has four goals and five assists in 31 games this season. The 21-year-old center has recorded 39 points (17+22) in 114 NHL games, dating back to the end of the 2017-18 season. He was Buffalo's first-round pick (eighth overall) in the 2017 NHL Draft.
The Amerks have been on a great run. Entering play on Sunday, they led the North Division and the Eastern Conference with 40 points and an 18-4-4 record. They've won three in a row, six of their last seven, and are 13-1-2 since Nov. 1.
Rochester's next game is Wednesday night in Binghamton. Faceoff is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. They'll be back home on Friday and Saturday with games against Binghamton and Utica at Blue Cross Arena. Visit Amerks.com for all the latest news and ticket information.