Rookies, Plante Lead Amerks Over Griffins

Amerks.com – The Rochester Americans beat the Grand Rapid Griffins 5-2 tonight at the Van Andel Arena. The Amerks second win in a row improves the team’s record to 22-40-6-4 on the year. The teams rookies stepped up big in tonights game. Marc-Andre Gragnani had two goals to put him as the team leader in …
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Amerks Stomped by the Moose

The Amerks lost yet again to the Manitoba Moose, this time by the final score of 4-1.  The Moose have won the past 11 contests between the two teams dating back to the 06/07 season.  The two teams play again on Friday night at Blue Cross Arena. Clark MacArthur had the first scoring chance of …
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Amerks Win Two Of Three Games Last Week

Last week the Amerks won Thursday against the Lake Erie Monsters in OT, final score was 5-4.  They won again on Friday against the Grand Rapid Griffins, final score was 4-2.  Their only loss came against the Binghamton Senators on Saturday (7-4 Loss).  The Senators have now won all seven games they have played against …
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Recent ATO Signings

Over the past week a number of players have been signed to amateur tryout contracts (ATO), here’s the current list of players: Mike Kostka (D) – A free agent signing of the Sabres, he joins the Amerks after a four-year collegiate career with the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. A native of Ajax, Ontario, Kostka registered 53 …
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Tugs-of-war take their toll on Amerks

Article in The Buffalo News on Sunday talking about the Amerks/Sabres relationship that basically says the Sabres suck as an NHL affiliate team. Tugs-of-war take their toll on Amerks Team caught in middle of parent clubs, owners By Bucky Gleason NEWS SPORTS REPORTER Updated: 03/23/08 7:26 AM His name was synonymous with the team he now …
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Amerks Come Back to Win in OT

David Brine scored the game winning goal in overtime as the Rochester Americans beat the Lake Erie Monsters 5-4.  The Amerks took an early 2-0 lead in the first period only to allow the Monsters to score four unanswered goals in the second. A come back victory on the road, feels strange to write that.