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Buffalo Sabres

Sabres Call Up Whitmore and Foligno from the Amerks

Another day and more players called up to the Buffalo Sabres from the Rochester Americans.  The Amerks returned from Texas today and good news awaited Derek Whitmore and Marcus Foligno as both players are on their way to join the Sabres. Whitmore has played in 272 regular season games between the Portland Pirates and Rochester …
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Amerks Defenseman is now The Legend of Joe Finley with the Sabres

After 5pm on Wednesday evening the Buffalo Sabres gave Joe Finley a call and let him know he was being called up from the Rochester Americans to the show just two days after signing an NHL contract with the team.  Jordan Leopold was injured Tuesday night which created an opening for Big Joe to get …
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Amerks Fans, Share Suggestions I Can Deliver to Ted Black

On Tuesday evening the Buffalo Sabres will are having a “Live Suggestion Box” hosted by Ted Black that I’ll be attending (along with others who write about the Sabres/Amerks) to continue the trend they’ve started.  Everyone who has been invited is being asked to share what our readers are suggesting, what we’ve heard or what suggestions …
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Rookie Time Corey Tropp’s First NHL Goal; Sabres Win 6-5

Corey Tropp created an instant highlight reel moment for scoring his first National Hockey League goal at 9:16 of the first period and also receiving a classic Rick Jeanneret call on the play.  Jeanneret bellowed out, “Rookie time rookie time Corey Tropp guns it home, Buffalo has tied it at two.”  The goal was also …
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Amerks Start the Season Tonight at Bulldogs

The wait is finally over, the Rochester Americans will begin the 2011-2012 season tonight on the road against the Hamilton Bulldogs.  The game is scheduled to start at 7:00pm in Copps Coliseum, you can listen to the game on 1280 WHTK or visit ahllive.com and pay $6.99. A lot has happened in the off season.  The Buffalo …
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Amerks Goalie Drew MacIntyre Signed to Play for a Winner

The first of many free agents signed during the offseason by the Buffalo Sabres were three players who will have a big impact on the Rochester Americans. They signed goaltender Drew MacIntyre as well as forwards Derek Whitmore and Colin Stuart. MacIntyre was one of the top AHL free agent goaltenders available so it was …
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Ted Black Delivered My Season Tickets, Excitement Building

When the Rochester Americans posted on their Facebook page asking for reasons why people should be selected to get their season tickets delivered I jokingly responded, “Easy answer.. it’s a Friday.. Ted Black likes beer.. my fridge is stocked with Genny Light, a Rochester beer.”  I didn’t expect to get a call or even expect …
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Third NHL Camp for Joe Finley, Third Times a Charm

When the @BillHoppeSabres sent out a tweet saying that Joe Finley was being invited to the Buffalo Sabres camp it did not seem to create that much news and that’s because not many camp invites ever amount to all that much.  Now that Finley’s had some time at camp he’s being noticed and it’s not likely he’ll crack …
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Amerks vs Whale Tonight for Traverse City Championship

Just a quick note to mention that there’ll be some hockey on TV tonight when the Amerks play against the Whale for the Traverse City Championship.  The Amerks have already defeated the Houston Aero’s (recap) and Springfield Falcons (recap) while losing one game to the Grand Rapids Griffins (recap). The Amerks have been in Traverse City for …
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The American Dream The Drive for Five 1987 Calder Cup Video

There really aren’t enough words that could describe this video from WHEC highlighting the Rochester Americans 1986/1987 Calder Cup Championship season, you need to just watch it.  Working on getting more classics like this online to share.  There’s so many classic Amerks videos out there that have never been seen by most of us “newer” fans. …
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