Empire State Cup Standings Games Ending January 21, 2011
There are five AHL clubs in New York State, the most of any state in the league. Those five teams vying for the 2010-11 Empire State Cup are: Adirondack Phantoms (Philadelphia Flyers), Albany Devils (New Jersey Devils), Binghamton Senators (Ottawa Senators), Rochester Americans (Florida Panthers) and Syracuse Crunch (Anaheim Ducks). The records below indicate the head-to-head standings between the five thus far this season.
Most Recent Update: January 21, 2011 @ Syracuse. Rochester 2 Syracuse 1. In front of 5,812 at Onondaga County War Memorial at Oncenter in Syracuse, the Rochester Americans held on for a 2-1 victory over the Syracuse Crunch. Mike Kostka got the Amerks on the board with a power-play goal in the first. P.J. Fenton netted the eventual winner for Rochester in the second. The lone goal for the Crunch would come from Patrick Maroon in the third. Jacob Markstrom was solid between the pipes for the Amerks making 35 saves for the victory.
Rochester now jumps to second in the Empire State Cup standings, while Syracuse continues to languish in last place.
5.) 5-14-0-1 (11 points).