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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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John Gilmour Signs with Buffalo, Top Six Defenseman in Rochester

The Buffalo Sabres have made it official that they signed defenseman John Gilmour to a one-year one-way contract today for $700k. This is a move that may make some Sabres first fans say who and why? He’ll provide some incredible depth as an offensive threat on the Amerks blue line joining Zach Redmond as a …
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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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Randy Sexton Talks About Moves Expected in Free Agency

It’s July 1st which means today is the first day of free agency and time for gaps in the Rochester Americans roster to be filled in. The team has two specific needs – a goalie and a forward or two that can score. Leading up to the start of free agency the Amerks have already …
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The First Free Agent Signed for the Amerks is Rick Schofield

The first free agency signing for the Rochester Americans has quietly occurred with Rick Schofield being signed.  Schofield scored eight goals and had nine assists as a center that played in 73 regular season games last season for the Syracuse Crunch.  He played in four seasons for Lake Superior State University and was signed by …
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Amerks Look To Panthers as Free Agency Begins

The wishlist for Rochester Americans fans for the upcoming season includes some veteran forwards, defenseman, goaltending, and a player to bring some toughness to the team.  The free agency market begins today and with indications from the Florida Panthers camp that they will be supplying all players for the Amerks this upcoming season, all eyes are on …
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