Rochester Americans

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Brayton Wilson
October 05, 2018 - 11:47 am
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:...
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Brayton Wilson
October 04, 2018 - 10:39 am
The 2018-19 campaign for the Buffalo Sabres gets started on Thursday with their season opener against the Boston Bruins at KeyBank Center. The Sabres are looking to bounce back from last season after the team finished in 31st place with a 25-45-12 record and just 62 points. General manager Jason...
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Lawrence Pilut
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Brayton Wilson
September 29, 2018 - 5:22 pm
After an impressive first training camp with the Buffalo Sabres, rookie defenseman Lawrence Pilut has been sent to the Rochester Americans. The 22-year-old spent an extended amount of time with the Sabres as he took part in the Prospects Challenge, and gave the organization a good look during...
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Paul Hamilton
September 26, 2018 - 4:56 pm
Pittsburgh, PA (WGR 550) - The Sabres made some more roster cuts on Wednesday. Heading to Rochester are C.J. Smith, Andrew Oglevie, Kyle Criscuolo, Jonas Johansson and Danny O’Regan. I thought Smith was excellent during the Prospects Challenge and training camp, as was Oglevie, but at this point,...
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Dave Buchanan
September 13, 2018 - 1:54 pm
Terry and Kim Pegula announced on Thursday that they have been awarded an National Lacrosse League expansion franchise for the city of Rochester. The team will begin play for the 2019-2020 NLL season. The Pegula-owned Rochester team will keep the name and legacy of the city's existing team, the...
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Brayton Wilson
August 29, 2018 - 12:16 pm
After signing a professional tryout contract late in the year last season, Judd Peterson is returning to the Rochester Americans for the 2018-19 season. The Amerks announced on Wednesday that they have brought back the 24-year-old on a one-year AHL contract. Peterson appeared in two games last...
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Brayton Wilson
August 28, 2018 - 11:46 am
For the third consecutive year, the Rochester Americans will play a preseason game at HarborCenter in Buffalo. The Amerks announced on Tuesday that the team will host the Toronto Marlies on Thursday, September 27 at HarborCenter in the first of three preseason contests. Faceoff is scheduled for 7:...
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Paul Hamilton
August 24, 2018 - 11:16 am
(WGR 550) - After four seasons at R.I.T., Myles Powell is staying in Rochester. The undersized forward has inked a one-year AHL contract with the Amerks. After Powell finished his season at R.I.T., he signed an professional tryout contract with Rochester, going pointless in four games. Powell was...
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July 16, 2018 - 4:31 pm
The Buffalo Sabres continue to crank out a myriad of signings as they keep checking names off their list of restricted free agents. C.J. Smith becomes the latest skater to sign on the dotted line, agreeing on a one-year, two-way contract with the Sabres worth $874,125. Smith has two career National...
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July 15, 2018 - 9:49 am
The Buffalo Sabres continued to get deals done with their restricted free agents on Sunday, announcing the re-signing of forward Justin Bailey to a one-year, two-way deal worth an annual average value of $715,000. Bailey, 23, was a second round pick of the Sabres back in the 2013 NHL Draft. In...
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