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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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Veilleux Suspended Two Games; Glotov Called Up

The day after the Christmas break and we’re right back into news and updates. Yannick Veilleux was suspended two games and the Amerks called up Vasily Glotov from Cincinnati. On Wednesday morning the American League announced that Amerks forward Yannick Veilleux was suspended two games “as a consequence of his actions in a game vs. …
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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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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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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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