Rochester Americans

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Brayton Wilson
June 13, 2018 - 10:18 am
The Rochester Americans are bringing back last season's top scorer for the next two years. The team announced on Wednesday that it has signed defenseman Zach Redmond to a two-year American Hockey League contract. Redmond, 29, came off a career-year with the Amerks in 2017-18, scoring 15 goals and...
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Paul Hamilton
April 25, 2018 - 11:03 pm
Rochester, NY (WGR 550) - You come here hoping to see how the “prospects” react to playoff hockey and you get your answer quick. One is a healthy scratch, a first round pick and a second round pick hardly play, and one is injured. Chris Taylor was in an elimination game and he had to go with the...
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Paul Hamilton
April 21, 2018 - 10:09 pm
(WGR 550) - The Amerks go home and face elimination after losing in Syracuse on Saturday 6-5. The Crunch leads the best-of-five series 2-0. Linus Ullmark has had a nightmare series so far. He allowed five goals on 33 shots in Game 1 and six goals on 22 shots in Game 2, but if you watch the Syracuse...
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April 21, 2018 - 7:42 am
Joe DiBiase reporting @DiBiaseWGR It was not the start fans in Rochester and Buffalo were hoping for with the Rochester Americans in the Calder Cup Playoffs. The Amerks drop Game 1 of their Calder Cup Playoff series with the Syracuse Crunch on Friday by a score of 6-2. Linus Ullmark struggled in...
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Paul Hamilton
April 20, 2018 - 1:14 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Justin Bailey helps lead the Amerks into the playoffs Friday against Syracuse. Bailey fought through injuries this season, which made it a tough year. In 37 games with Rochester, the speedy winger had 10 goals and five assists for just 15 points. In Buffalo, he played 12...
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Paul Hamilton
April 19, 2018 - 1:34 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - We all know the Sabres aren’t in the playoffs, but both minor league teams they’re affiliated with are. Rochester opens its best-of-five playoff series Friday night in Syracuse. Cincinnati lost the first two games of its best-of-seven opening round series in Fort Wayne 3-1...
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Paul Hamilton
April 14, 2018 - 11:08 pm
(WGR 550) - In their last regular season game, the Amerks beat Syracuse on Saturday night. The two teams will open their best-of-five playoff series April 20 in Syracuse. Game 2 will be one night later in Syracuse before the teams head to Rochester. Game 3 will be Wednesday, April 25 at 7:05. Game...
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April 08, 2018 - 5:18 pm
Kyle Powell reporting @DatDude_KP With the 2017-18 season now over, the Buffalo Sabres have announced the assignment of eight players to the Rochester Americans for their upcoming playoff push. Forwards Nick Baptiste, Alexander Nylander and Kevin Porter; defensemen Brendan Guhle, Casey Nelson and...
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Brayton Wilson
April 03, 2018 - 2:00 pm
With three games left in the 2017-18 season, the Buffalo Sabres have made a couple of call ups from the Rochester Americans. Forwards Alexander Nylander and Kevin Porter were recalled from the Amerks on Wednesday as the team had the day off from practice. Nylander got off to a rough start to the...
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Paul Hamilton
March 22, 2018 - 5:50 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - With Zemgus Girgensons ready to return to the lineup on Friday, the Sabres have sent Seth Griffith back to Rochester. In 21 games with the Sabres, the winger scored two goals and one assist for three points. Griffith has gotten in 36 games with the Amerks this season,...
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