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.

Amerks May Have New Ownership Soon

From 13WHAM:  Changes at the top may be on the way for more Rochester sports teams.  13WHAM News has learned that the Amerks and Knighthawks will soon reach a deal with a new major investor Sources tell 13WHAM News that the deal may be finalized by the middle of next week. The name of the …
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Gates Residents To See Amerks

From the D&C – Gates residents can take a bus to watch the Rochester Amerks play the Manitoba Moose on March 28. The bus will leave the Gates Community Center at 6 p.m. The game starts at the Blue Cross Arena at 7:35 p.m. The trip is open to people 3 and older; children 16 …
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Amerks Lose on Road to Crunch and Senators

The Rochester Americans were shutout 3-0 on Friday against the Syracuse Crunch, and then lost 4-3 in OT against the Binghamton Senators on Saturday.  Both losses were frustrating for different reasons.  The Crunch game featured an unconsistent team, the Senators game featured a hard working team.

Sabres Recall Mike Funk; Tough Weekend Ahead

The Buffalo Sabres have recalled defenseman Mike Funk, which now leaves the Amerks with four regular defenseman – Peter Aston, Martin Lojek, Franklin MacDonald, and Jordan Henry.  Marc-Andre Gragnani has been playing on offense, but with only four men on defense chances are he’ll move back. The Rochester Americans are on the road this weekend …
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