Gameday Notes: Players Familiar with O’Regan

The Amerks finish the third quarter of their season tonight at home vs Bridgeport Sound Tigers, a team they’ve already defeated twice this season. A 4-1 road win on December 10, 2017 and a 3-2 overtime win at home on January 5, 2018. Danny O’Regan will play in his first game tonight for the Amerks …
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Seth Griffith Earned the Call Up

The day after the NHL trade deadline the Jason Botterill era has shown yet another sign that things are different. The Buffalo Sabres were in need of a forward when Kyle Okposo’s wife went into labor, they called up Seth Griffith, a leading scorer on the Rochester Americans this season. Seems logical but in the …
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Amerks Improved at the NHL Trade Deadline

The NHL trade deadline is in the past and as the dust has settled the Rochester Americans have improved with three additional players that weren’t on the roster at the start of the day, one of which will immediately available. Danny O’Regan will join the Amerks this week and Nick Baptiste and Casey Nelson were …
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Amerks Defeat the Marlies with Six Goals in the Third Period

Justin Bailey responded on Saturday with another solid game and this time it wasn’t overshadowed by an Amerks loss. Two goals within the last 79 seconds of the game insured a 7-4 win over the league leading Toronto Marlies. Seth Griffith opened the scoring at 4:47 of the second period but from that point the …
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Justin Bailey Shines but Amerks Skid Continues

The headline had the potential to say Justin Bailey shines in Amerks win but just like nine of the last 10 games the Amerks lose again. It’s the same thing game after game, the team does’t play a full 60 minutes and it results in a loss. In the 56th game of the season they …
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Gameday Notes: Amerks Need Wins, Not Just Words

As the Amerks head into the 55th game of the season the words start to become meaningless without actions to back them up. Since January 10th the Amerks have an overall record of 4-6-5-3. Within the North Division they’re 2-5-4-3. In that same time the Marlies are 12-3-0-1 overall and 10-2-0-0 within the North. One team is 12-4 …
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Amerks Fall to Fourth Place

The Syracuse Crunch played a dominating game on Wednesday night in Buffalo and sent the Rochester Americans sinking to fourth place in the North Division. It’s only a two point spread between second and fourth but it feels more like 20. Sean Malone gave the Amerks an early lead scoring a short handed goal 5:01 …
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Amerks Focusing on Playing a Team Game

The Amerks are playing their annual home game in Buffalo tonight and for anyone that simply looks at the standings they’ll see a team sitting in a very comfortable spot in the North Division. That’s true but what the standings aren’t showing is that the team hasn’t been playing a team game and the results …
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Disappointing Weekend for the Amerks

A three game weekend comes to an end for the Rochester Americans and the main question is, what’s happened to this team? The good news is that even on the current pace they’re still guaranteed a playoff spot. Once you’re in anything can happen but that doesn’t mean losing is acceptable. It wasn’t all that …
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Colin Blackwell Suspended for Two Games

The AHL announced this morning that Colin Blackwell has been suspended for two games “as a consequence of his actions in a game vs. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Feb. 16.” Blackwell was suspended under the provisions of AHL Rule 28.1 (supplementary discipline). He’ll miss the game today against Binghamton and also February 21 vs Syracuse. Unless something …
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