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Curtis Lazar

Recap: Ugly Shootout Loss for the Amerks

The game started in the right direction and had the potential for some highlight moments but it went in the opposite direction. Binghamton took control after the first period even while down on the scoreboard and continued to push forward. They scored once in the first minute of the third period and again in the …
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Recap: Six Different Goal Scorers in Shutout Win Over Utica

The Rochester Americans flipped the script Saturday night in Utica compared to their last visit by scoring six goals from six different goal scorers. The team scored two short handed goals, a power play goal, and three even strength. Andrew Hammond earned his first shutout of the season. Rochester last played in Utica on October …
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Recap: Pilut Overtime Goal Leads Amerks to a 7-6 Win

The Rochester Americans scored ten seconds into the third period to tie the game and then had to score with only 12 seconds left in the third period to tie the game again and force overtime. The final score of 7-6 is an obvious sign that this game wasn’t a goalie dual at all. Andrew …
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Weekend Preview: Amerks Play Twice, Lawrence Pilut Expected Back

The Rochester Americans return to home ice tonight for only their second home game of the season and face off against the Cleveland Monsters. The Amerks traveled last weekend for a three in three and returned home with two wins and a loss. They are currently 3-1 this season. Big news for tonight’s game is …
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Amerks Have a Silent Confidence Going into the Home Opener Tonight

The 64th season for the Rochester Americans starts tonight and the home opener couldn’t be against a better team, thruway rival Syracuse Crunch. Over the course of the last two seasons these two teams have built a disliking for each other. Zach Redmond talked about playing Syracuse to start the season and said, “They always …
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No Line Combinations Yet, Two Player Moves, and More

The Rochester Americans will have one more practice before the regular season begins Friday night and everyone is ready. Here’s a quick run down of some updates from Wednesday from practice and moves that were made. Two moves were made on Wednesday to trim the roster down by assigning Pascal Aquin to Cincinnati and releasing …
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Practice Update: Paper Moves, Pilut Returns, Four Others Cleared

It’s officially October and the Rochester Americans had a full team practice early Tuesday afternoon with 28 players on the ice. This biggest news was that Gord Dineen assumed head coaching duties this morning on an interim basis after Chris Taylor was called up to Buffalo. Don Granato is out on medical leave with pneumonia. …
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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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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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Amerks are Winners at the Start of Free Agency

Leading up to the start of free agency it was leaked that the Buffalo Sabres would be signing forward Curtis Lazar and defenseman John Gilmour and once 11am hit the news started flowing. The organization had work to do this summer in setting up depth players that can fill in on NHL roster spots if …
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Sabres Sign Goalie Andrew Hammond to Lead Rochester

One of the biggest needs for the Buffalo Sabres at the start of free agency was signing a goalie for the organization and the pool wasn’t very deep this season. They made that signing within the first 30 minutes by signing Andrew Hammond to a one-year one-way contract for the 2019/2020 season. He’ll earn $700k …
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Curtis Lazar Signed by Buffalo, Expected Top Forward for Amerks

The news leaked out late Saturday (and confirmed late Sunday) that Curtis Lazar would be signing a one-way contract with the Buffalo Sabres and with the official start of free agency at noon the news was confirmed. Lazar has signed a one-way contract for league minimum $700k for one year. He can play the center …
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