The Rochester Americans will open their 2012-13 season Oct. 12 at home against the Syracuse Crunch.
The Abbotsford heat, affiliate of the Vancouver Canucks, join Rochester, toe Toronto Marlies, Hamilton Bulldogs and Lake Erie Monsters in the North Division this coming season. The Amerks will play a game against Hamilton – Montreal's affiliate, at the Canadiens' arena, the Bell Centre. No Amerks games are scheduled to be played in Buffalo.
The Amerks play 21 of their 76 games on Fridays. The full schedule is available here.
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