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Sabres assign Pilut, Asplund to Rochester

Amerks play Toronto today on the road, Buffalo hosts Anaheim tomorrow afternoon

by Chris Ryndak @ChrisRyndak /

The Buffalo Sabres announced today that forward Rasmus Asplund and defenseman Lawrence Pilut have been assigned to the Rochester Americans (AHL).

Pilut is tied for fifth in scoring in Rochester this season with 22 points (7+16) through 30 games. He's played in 10 NHL games this season. 

Asplund has nine points (1+8) in 18 AHL games this year. With Buffalo, he has three points (1+2) in 29 games.

The Amerks saw their six-game winning streak snapped last night in a 5-2 loss to Syracuse. They're in Toronto today to take on the Marlies. It's a 4 p.m. faceoff and the game will be carried live on The Sports Leader AM 950/95.7 FM ESPN Rochester as well as AHLTV.

Buffalo is coming off a 3-2 road win over the New York Rangers on Friday. They'll return to practice today and will host the Anaheim Ducks tomorrow at 3 p.m. at KeyBank Center. Tickets are on sale now.

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