Randy Sexton Talks About Moves Expected in Free Agency

It’s July 1st which means today is the first day of free agency and time for gaps in the Rochester Americans roster to be filled in. The team has two specific needs – a goalie and a forward or two that can score. Leading up to the start of free agency the Amerks have already …
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SMG Removed from Blue Cross Arena Management

The City of Rochester notified SMG on Friday afternoon that in two weeks they would no longer be the the management company for Blue Cross Arena. SMG has been the management company behind the arena since 2000. Jeff Calkins has been the arena manager for the past 30 years through different groups. The current contract was …
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Qualifying Offers and the Contract Status of 2017/2018 Amerks

There’s less than a week to go until free agency begins on July 1st and the Buffalo Sabres announced they’ll extend qualifying offers to six of nine restricted free agents. The Buffalo Sabres announced that they will not extend offers to Victor Antipin, Jason Kasdorf and Scott Wilson. On July 1st it’s expected that they’ll try …
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Rochester Comments from Sexton and Botterill at the Draft

The 2018 NHL Draft is in the history books and everyone knows what Buffalo did so here’s some Rochester related comments. Jason Botterill and Randy Sexton met with the media after the draft and here’s what they had to say with direct relation to Rochester. The two interviews below are worth watching in their entirety …
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Amerks are Bringing Back MacWilliam and Atwal

Rochester Americans General Manager Randy Sexton announced on Thursday that the team has re-signed defensemen Andrew MacWilliam and Arvin Atwal to one year American Hockey League contracts. MacWilliam will be returning for his second season with the Amerks after establishing himself as a veteran leader on the blue line as a defensive defenseman. In 54 games …
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Zach Redmond Signs Two Year AHL Deal with Rochester

Rochester Americans General Manager Randy Sexton announced today that the team has signed defenseman Zach Redmond to a two-year American Hockey League contract. Redmond is a leader on and off the ice and having him back with the team is a great veteran signing. At the end of the season when I asked him about a personal highlight he …
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Justin Danforth Signs with Rauman Lukko in Finland

Justin Danforth will not be returning to the organization next season, he has signed with Rauman Lukko in Finland. Danforth was named the 2017/2018 ECHL Rookie of the Year playing with the Cincinnati Cyclones. Danforth played five games on an amateur tryout contract with the Rochester Americans at the end of the 2016/2017 season and impressed …
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Amerks Sign Defenseman Tobie Paquette-Bisson

The Rochester Americans have signed defenseman Tobie Paquette-Bisson to a two year AHL contract. TVA Sports first reported the news. He’s a 21 year old 6’3″ defenseman currently playing in the QMJHL with Blainville-Boisbriand Armada, a team currently in the final round for the President’s Cup. In 59 regular season games this season he had 4 …
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