Rochester Americans

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Brayton Wilson
October 24, 2017 - 10:27 am
It was a rough weekend for the Rochester Americans, who like the Sabres are off to a rough start to the 2017-18 season. In the first weekend of the season, Rochester grabbed back-to-back wins over the Syracuse Crunch, but have since gone cold with three straight home losses. In the three losses,...
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Brayton Wilson
October 04, 2017 - 12:51 pm
The Buffalo Sabres open up the 2017-18 season on Thursday against the Montreal Canadiens, but not before the two teams swing a minor trade on Wednesday. Buffalo has traded veteran winger Nicolas Deslauriers to the Canadiens in exchange for right-handed defenseman Zach Redmond. Deslauriers, 26, has...
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Brayton Wilson
September 30, 2017 - 10:34 pm
The Buffalo Sabres continue to trim their roster leading up to Thursday's regular season opener against the Montreal Canadiens at the KeyBank Center. On Saturday, Buffalo trimmed the roster to 27 as the Sabres sent Justin Bailey, Nicolas Deslauriers and Taylor Fedun to the Rochester Americans in...
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Paul Hamilton
September 24, 2017 - 12:29 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres had Sunday off, but they sent four players to Rochester, which starts camp on Monday. Heading to the Amerks are forwards Hudson Fasching, C.J. Smith, Kyle Criscuolo, and defenseman Brendan Guhle. Guhle, Smith and Fasching looked great in the Prospects Tournament,...
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Paul Hamilton
September 23, 2017 - 2:47 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Earlier today, it was Cliff Pu who was sent back to juniors with the London Knights in the OHL. Now, 10 players have been sent to the Rochester Americans. Gone are Kevin Porter, Brycen Martin, Devante Stephens, Eric Cornel, Vaclav Karabacek, Stevie Moses, Jason Kasdorf,...
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July 01, 2017 - 7:43 pm
After the first day of free agency as a general manager, Jason Botterill met with the media to discuss the many value and depth signings he made for the Buffalo Sabres. With the addition of winger Benoit Pouliot, the Sabres got a winger who can skate well and be a solid depth scorer if he can break...
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June 30, 2017 - 6:31 pm
New Rochester Americans GM Randy Sexton has made his first move as GM. Chris Taylor has been named the 32nd head coach in Amerks history. Taylor was a long time Amerk, playing from the team from 1999 to 2006. During that stretch he played 90 games for the Sabres, scoring 8 goals and 12 assists. He...
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Paul Hamilton
June 27, 2017 - 8:18 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Jason Botterill is making more changes and they include two familiar names. Former Rochester Americans coach Randy Cunneyworth has been let go. Cunneyworth coached the Amerks from 2000 through 2008 when he left to become an assistant with the Atlanta Thrashers. After being a...
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Brayton Wilson
May 26, 2017 - 1:43 pm
The Buffalo Sabres continue to make changes within the organization during this offseason, and the latest comes with the firing of Rochester Americans head coach, Dan Lambert. The Sabres have relieved Dan Lambert of his duties as head coach of the Rochester Americans (AHL). https://t.co/qSO2pq4JFj...
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Paul Hamilton
May 22, 2017 - 2:50 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - New general manager Jason Botterill is getting busy with helping the Amerks. Botterill has signed Justin Danforth to an AHL deal. Danforth played five games in Rochester scoring two goals. He had one game in Bridgeport and three games in the ECHL with Reading. Danforth had...
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