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Buffalo Sabres

Amerks to Have Solid Goaltending, Drew MacIntyre Signs

We’re a five days into free agency and it appears as if the Buffalo Sabres have made their first signing that will have a direct impact on the Rochester Americans roster.  Word has just come out via Scott Radley of the Hamilton Spectator @radleyatthespec that the Buffalo Sabres have signed goalie Drew MacIntyre. Amerks fans will know …
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Quick Recap of the Sabres Press Conference Buying the Amerks

That was quite the morning at Blue Cross Arena where the Buffalo Sabres officially announced the purchase of the Rochester Americans. At the head table was Dave Andrews, Darcy Regier, Terry Pegula, and Ted Black with the Mayor of Rochester and County Executive sitting in the front row. There was a lot of time spent …
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AHL Approval and Details All that Remain of Amerks Sale to the Sabres

Curt Styres selling the Rochester Americans franchise to Terry Pegula of the Buffalo Sabres has been as much of a secret as Terry Pegula buying the Sabres earlier this year.  Everyone has known it’s happening, the only thing that held things up was all of the legal mumbo jumbo and league approval, two things that …
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More Amerks-Sabres Fuel, Pirates-Panthers Affiliation a Possibility

The silly season (AHL affiliation changes) continues with this latest story that the Kennebec Journal wrote discussing the realistic possibility of the Florida Panthers and Portland Pirates affiliating.  The Panthers just hired Kevin Dineen as head coach for the Florida Panthers, Dineen had spent the previous five seasons as coach of the Portland Pirates. For Dineen …
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Oklahoma City, Charlotte and Other Possible AHL Affiliation Changes

The next six months are going to be for the American Hockey League with teams being sold, teams being moved, and affiliation changes taking place.  This post could become confusing with all of the changes and possibilities that could take place. One thing is for certain is that the affiliation between the Rochester Americans and …
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