Amerks to play 3 preseason games

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Amerks to play 3 preseason games

Post by keithLGA » Thu Jul 25, 2019 11:16 am

1 in Rochester, 1 in Buffalo, 1 in Newmarket.


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Re: Amerks to play 3 preseason games

Post by insagt1 » Fri Jul 26, 2019 8:35 am

I know many reallyenjoy these exhibition games. I don't. Doesn't matter to me where they play them. I just don't want any stupid injuries to come out of them. It happens every year.. I get that they need some 'competition' before the season begins, but I wish there was a better way. I will watch when the games count.
Same with NFL..preseason games at regular season prices....a total joke.

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Re: Amerks to play 3 preseason games

Post by UncleBenny » Mon Jul 29, 2019 12:34 pm

I could take them or leave them. I enjoy going to RIT once a year as a way to get back into the hockey season. It's also nice to have the yearly reminder of how nice the pace of games is without commercial timeouts.

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Re: Amerks to play 3 preseason games

Post by keithLGA » Mon Jul 29, 2019 6:00 pm

That sums it up. Not a big deal but a nice kick off to see some hockey.

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Re: Amerks to play 3 preseason games

Post by hockey55 » Mon Jul 29, 2019 7:00 pm

I enjoy one or two pre-season games. You feel like you're watching pure hockey without all of those stupid timeouts and other artificial distractions. There are also usually a few young guys working hard, trying to be noticed, hoping to play in Rochester. In some ways it's better than those 76 mid-season games.

On a side note, one good thing about the Pegulas running the War Memorial is that hopefully they won't book the circus in May or June, just in case we need it.

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Re: Amerks to play 3 preseason games

Post by insagt1 » Mon Jul 29, 2019 7:28 pm

Thats two posts touting the value of watching 'pure' hockey without all the timeouts and distractions. Very good points.
I still wont go, but I do see those merits!
As for Pegula running the BCA....I no longer see any positives. I think he is managing to totally turn off the city, for those who care about these things.
Do we still have circuses anymore? If so Pegula can charge them per clown!

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Re: Amerks to play 3 preseason games

Post by hockey13 » Mon Jul 29, 2019 10:04 pm

hockey55 wrote:
Mon Jul 29, 2019 7:00 pm
On a side note, one good thing about the Pegulas running the War Memorial is that hopefully they won't book the circus in May or June, just in case we need it.
You do realize that there is no more Circuses because of animal rights.

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Re: Amerks to play 3 preseason games

Post by Bluey » Tue Jul 30, 2019 6:45 am

You realize that the circus is the reason we won the 1987 Calder Cup?

Series #1- Circus invades War Memorial-Games moved to Buffalo and you know what happened there.
Series #2-Circus invades Broome County arena forcing Bingo to play their "home games" here.
Series #3-I arrived at the Palaces de Sport in Sherbrooke for game #7. What is in the far reaches of the parking lot? A circus. I knew then we were going to win the Cup!!
Knowledge is good- Emil Faber

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Re: Amerks to play 3 preseason games

Post by keithLGA » Tue Jul 30, 2019 7:48 am

That sounds like a story that should be written.

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Re: Amerks to play 3 preseason games

Post by hockey55 » Tue Jul 30, 2019 8:36 am

If the Amerks ever make it to the 3rd or 4th rounds of the Calder Cup playoffs, I'm sure the Pegula's would love an excuse to move the games to Buffalo.

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