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Injury Updates and Three Roster Moves. Two Down, One Up.

It’s been an active few days for the Rochester Americans roster with one player going up and two players going down. There’s also good news on the injury front with one player returning and another closer than expected. Remi Elie was sent down to Rochester from the Buffalo Sabres after clearing waivers. In only 16 …
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Zach Redmond has Settled into Breaking a Record

When Zach Redmond was traded to the Buffalo Sabres organization on the eve of the 2017/2018 NHL regular season starting it’s highly unlikely that anyone could have predicted that Redmond would be entering the record books of the Rochester Americans. On the surface it was a simple trade between two NHL teams sending defenseman to …
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Sabres Acquire Taylor Leier from the Flyers for Justin Bailey

The Buffalo Sabres made an announcement late Thursday night that the team had acquired forward Taylor Leier from the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for forward Justin Bailey. A trade that was a surprise but at the same time really wasn’t. Leier was immediately assigned to the Rochester Americans once the trade was completed. On the surface …
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Matt Hunwick is Excited to Get Back to Playing

The Rochester Americans will have a new face on the blue line tonight when Matt Hunwick joins the team on a conditioning stint. The veteran defenseman has been out of the Buffalo Sabres lineup all season as he recovered from an off season neck injury that occurred during a workout. “It’s been a long summer/start …
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Beyond The Blade: Amerks Weekly | Episode 2

Welcome to the second episode of a new weekly Amerks podcast on Beyond The Blade between myself, Keith Wozniak, and Chad DeDominicis from Die By the Blade. Due to scheduling we missed a week but the plan is to make this a weekly thing. This week we talk about a team that has won five of their …
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Beyond The Blade: Amerks Weekly | Episode 1

Welcome to the first episode of a new weekly Amerks podcast on Beyond The Blade between myself, Keith Wozniak, and Chad DeDominicis from Die By the Blade. If you’re on this site you’re probably familiar with Die By the Blade as a Sabres site. We’ll be recapping the Amerks previous games, games ahead, who’s good, who’s bad, …
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Prospects Challenge: Six Recommended Players to Watch

The four-day Prospects Challenge tournament kicks off today at the HarborCenter between the Buffalo Sabres, New Jersey Devils, Boston Bruins and Pittsburgh Penguins. Whatever team comes out on top is meaningless but what happens within the games can have a lot of meaning. A stand out at the 2017 Prospects Challenge was Colin Blackwell. He …
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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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