Rochester Americans

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Paul Hamilton
April 24, 2019 - 10:55 pm
(WGR 550) - Even though the Sabres had a historic collapse that led to Phil Housley getting fired, there was so much promise around the farm team. The Rochester Americans finished with the third best record in the AHL and had young players like Victor Olofsson, Lawrence Pilut and Rasmus Asplund...
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Paul Hamilton
April 23, 2019 - 3:35 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Culture. It’s the new buzz word of sports. Every coach and GM talks about it, but only a chosen few can execute it. Culture is a very misunderstood term. Folks that have never played sports and have never experienced it, mock it. There are no analytics to measure culture, so...
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Paul Hamilton
April 21, 2019 - 9:12 pm
Rochester, NY (WGR 550) - The Rochester Americans have until Wednesday to figure out how to save their season. Despite throwing shot after shot after shot at a backup AHL goaltender with bad numbers, they trail their best-of-five playoff series against Toronto 2-0. There is absolutely no excuse for...
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Brayton Wilson
April 19, 2019 - 10:25 pm
After an electrifying start to Game 1 of the North Division semifinal, the Rochester Americans stumble down the stretch in a 4-1 loss to the Toronto Marlies on Friday night at Blue Cross Arena. The opening period was everything that one could anticipate from this series - fast-paced action from end...
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Brayton Wilson
April 18, 2019 - 10:47 am
The 2018-19 regular season has come to an end for the Rochester Americans with the team ending the season with a 46-23-5-2 record and 99 points in the standings. The Amerks remained in the race for the top spot in the North Division for a majority of the season with the Syracuse Crunch, but ended...
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Brayton Wilson
April 13, 2019 - 10:53 pm
The Rochester Americans will face the defending champion Toronto Marlies in the first round of the 2019 Calder Cup Playoffs. Rochester's opponent was determined after the team's 4-3 loss to the Syracuse Crunch on Saturday night at The Oncenter War Memorial Arena in Syracuse. With the win, Syracuse...
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Brayton Wilson
March 31, 2019 - 10:03 am
The third time was the charm this week for the Rochester Americans to clinch a spot in the 2019 Calder Cup playoffs. After failing to clinch a playoff berth on both Wednesday and Friday night, the Amerks officially punched their ticket to the postseason on Saturday after a 6-4 win over the...
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Howard & Jeremy | Weekdays 6a-10a
March 29, 2019 - 11:43 am
Victor Olofsson has had a pretty remarkable first full season playing in North America. The 23-year-old winger came to the Buffalo Sabres organization this summer after spending four years playing professionally in the Swedish Hockey League with MODO and Frölunda. Olofsson scored 27 goals last...
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Brayton Wilson
March 27, 2019 - 5:58 pm
The Buffalo Sabres announced on Wednesday that the team has called up forward Victor Olofsson from the Rochester Americans. The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has recalled forward Victor Olofsson from the Rochester Americans (AHL). https://t.co/9rM32R1uae — Sabres PR (@SabresPR) March 27,...
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Jon Simon
March 26, 2019 - 7:27 pm
The Buffalo Sabres have signed defenseman Casey Fitzgerald to a two-year entry-level contract on Tuesday. The deal has an average annual value of $925,000 and will start at the beginning of the 2019-20 season. The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has signed defenseman Casey Fitzgerald to a...
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