Updated: Gord Dineen Assumes Head Coaching Duties of Amerks

The Buffalo Sabres announced this morning that Assistant Coach Don Granato has been hospitalized with severe pneumonia and will be taking a medical leave from the team. While he recovers here are some temporary moves: Rochester Americans Head Coach Chris Taylor will go to Buffalo to assist the Sabres coaching staff in the interim. Current …
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Sabres Assign Three to Rochester, Place Four on Waivers

The deadline to have a NHL roster down to 23 players is at 5pm on October 1, 2019 and the Buffalo Sabres began that process today by assigning three players to Rochester and putting another four on waivers. Three players assigned to Rochester: Rasmus Asplund, Tage Thompson, Lawrence Pilut. Lawrence Pilut is returning from a …
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Amerks Trim 10 Players from Training Camp Roster

The regular season is less than a week away and the Rochester Americans trimmed their training camp roster by 10 players this morning. The moves aren’t surprising in any way. Two players were released from tryouts and eight were assigned to Cincinnati. Released from tryout: Connor Hall, Carl Hessler Assigned to Cincinnati: Justin Baudry (D),┬áTobie …
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Recap: Amerks Start Preseason with a Loss to the Crunch

A big hit hit by Dalton Smith less than 90 seconds into the game and a goal by Justin Baudry at 8:16 of the first period were two of the three big highlights for the Rochester Americans in their 4-1 loss against the Syracuse Crunch to start the preseason. The third highlight was a quick …
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Game Preview: Amerks Host Crunch at RIT

It’s a familiar story line – the Rochester Americans will host the Syracuse Crunch. A heated rivalry that has grown over the last two seasons now that both teams are competitive at the same times. Puck drops at 7:00pm tonight at the Gene Polisseni Center on the campus of Rochester Institute of Technology (R.I.T.). Syracuse …
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Comparing 2019-2020 Ticket Prices Around the American Hockey League

After years of trying to tell people in Rochester that ticket prices are a good deal compared to the rest of the league I decided it was time to finally go through the league and compare costs and see where the team ranks to the rest of the league. For everyone else around the American …
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Quick LGA Survey

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Start of Amerks Training Camp Presents One Question for this Season

The foundation of the Rochester Americans has been set by management and the coaching staff along with eight players returning for third seasons in the organization but one question will carry on through to Spring – can they win a playoff series? Assistant General Manager Randy Sexton along with the coaching staff of Chris Taylor, …
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Sabres Assign CJ Smith and 13 Others to Rochester, Ruotsalainen to Ilves

The Buffalo Sabres trimmed the training camp roster down by 15 players on Sunday morning by assigning 14 to Rochester and Arttu Ruotsalainen to Ilves (Liiga) in Finland. Arttu Ruotsalainen was a long shot to make the Sabres roster out of training camp and the contract with his team in Finland indicated that if he …
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