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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Amerks Leave Texas With Two More Losses

The Rochester Americans dropped another game in Texas tonight when they lost to the Houston Aeros 3-2 in Overtime.  It has been made very apparent over this season that when the Amerks score first you shouldn’t get excited…it means nothing. Peter Aston came back this weekend from a head injury he sustained fighting Danny Bois …
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Owners say they'll get Amerks stabalized

It was reported in the Democrat and Chronicle today that Randall Latona and Walter Turek have committed to stabalizing the Amerks financial issues.  They have put money into the organization to help with paying NHL franchise fee’s. They also said that talks are ongoing with an investor coming in and buying a majority stake of …
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Panthers Also Ready to Leave Rochester

The Florida Panthers have come forward stating that the Amerks need to get there financial issues fixed soon, or they won’t be back next season. The Buffalo Sabres have said they won’t be back as an affiliate next season without new ownership. Steve Donner plans to sell a majority share of the franchise to a …
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Rochester Americans Future Still in Question

The future of the Rochester Americans needs to be discussed given the recent news of the Rochester Raging Rhino’s and PAETEC Park. I’ll start by summing up events of recent days and how they’re tied to the Amerks: PAETEC Park is home of the USL Rochester Raging Rhino’s soccer team.  One of the owners of …
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Featured Player: Peter Aston

 Peter Aston Defense 02/24/1986 6’1” (185.42 cm) 205 lbs Toronto, Ontario Peter Aston is a defenseman who has really come into his own this season with the Rochester Americans.  If the Amerks end up signing a long term affiliation deal with the Florida Panthers, you can bet that Peter Aston is going to play a …
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