Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen

Recap of 2018-2019 Amerks Regular Season Stats

The Rochester Americans return to the ice Wednesday morning to prepare for the 2019 Calder Cup Playoffs and continue the goal they set in the preseason – to be an elite playoff team. The regular season was just about as good as it can get in terms of stats and finishing third overall in the …
Read more

Recap of the Last 6 Games (Games 71-76)

Welcome to the 15th part of a 15 part season series highlighting the last five games. Well, this last segment is six games, showing off the stats, standings, highlights, transactions and whatever else took place. These were a little different than a weekly format and if you read them, thank you. Will likely take a …
Read more

First Pro Game and First Win for Luukkonen

The Ukko-Pekko Luukkonen era in the organization started Sunday afternoon when he played his first professional game and earned his first professional win with 32 saves against the Belleville Senators. The Amerks won 4-2 fueled by three power play goals and five players from the Cincinnati Cyclones filling in roster spots. Luukkonen finished the game …
Read more

Nine to Sit Out the Finale, Five Up from Cincy

Today is the last game of the regular season for the Rochester Americans and it’ll be a meaningless game for them. The team traveled to Belleville following the 4-3 loss in Syracuse and while half of the team boarded the bus there were nine other players that went back to Rochester. Syracuse clinched the North …
Read more

Prospects Had a Challenge in Game vs Bruins

The Buffalo Sabres prospects had a challenge in game two vs Boston and they only had themselves to blame. A valuable lesson for many in the second game after winning the night before in an exciting game. Into the third period Chris Taylor said, “Everybody’s trying to do it by themselves. We weren’t using each …
Read more

Prospects Challenge: Six Recommended Players to Watch

The four-day Prospects Challenge tournament kicks off today at the HarborCenter between the Buffalo Sabres, New Jersey Devils, Boston Bruins and Pittsburgh Penguins. Whatever team comes out on top is meaningless but what happens within the games can have a lot of meaning. A stand out at the 2017 Prospects Challenge was Colin Blackwell. He …
Read more