Amerks Sign Brett Murray to One-Year AHL Contract

Brett Murray was the last remaining training camp invite on the ice for practice Thursday morning and this afternoon the Rochester Americans confirmed that he signed a one-year American League contract with the team. At 6 feet 5 inches tall he’s a player that stands out on the ice. The signing was obvious when Gord …
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Alex Nylander Traded to Chicago for Henri Jokiharju

A surprise move was made Tuesday afternoon when the Buffalo Sabres announced that they traded Alex Nylander to the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for defenseman Henri Jokiharju. Initial reaction: Immediate upgrade. The following statement was released in a press release from the Sabres: “Henri is a young, mobile defenseman who has shown he can compete …
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Amerks Signed Four Contracts – Three Returning, One New

The Rochester Americans finished the first week of free agency by signing three players to return for the 2019-2020 season and one new player. Forwards Eric Cornel, Tyler Randell, and Nathan Paetsch all re-signed for an additional season in Rochester. The new player to the organization will be Jarrett Burton who has spent the past …
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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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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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