Amerks announce opening night roster

Rochester opens their season Friday night against Charlotte

Brayton Wilson
October 05, 2018 - 11:47 am

Photo: Micheline Michaelina - Rochester Americans


With the 2018-19 season set to begin for the Rochester Americans on Friday, the team has announced their opening night roster of 26 players on Thursday.

The roster is made up of 24 skaters, which includes 15 forwards and nine defenseman, and two goaltenders. Here's who made the roster:

Forwards: Rasmus Asplund, Justin Bailey, Eric Cornel, Kyle Criscuolo, Alexander Nylander, Danny O’Regan, Andrew Oglevie, Victor Olofsson, Kevin Porter, Myles Powell, Tyler Randell, Wayne Simpson, C.J. Smith, Dalton Smith and Yannick Veilleux.

Defensemen: Will Borgen, Jack Dougherty, Taylor Fedun, Brendan Guhle, Brandon Hickey, Andrew MacWilliam, Nathan Paetsch, Lawrence Pilut and Zach Redmond.

Goalies: Scott Wedgewood and Adam Wilcox

The Amerks face off with the Charlotte Checkers on Friday night at 7:05 p.m., followed by another matchup with the Checkers at Blue Cross Arena on Saturday.

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