Amerks Coaching Staff Fired – Taylor, Dineen, and Petersen

The Buffalo Sabres followed up the Tuesday morning firing of management staff to announce that the Rochester Americans coaching staff was fired as well. That included Head Coach Chris Taylor along with assistants Gord Dineen and Toby Petersen. All three had been behind the Amerks bench for the last three seasons. Combining the last 3 …
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Sabres Fire Botterill, Sexton, Greeley and Hire Kevyn Adams

The Buffalo Sabres made headlines Tuesday morning by announcing that General Manager Jason Botterill has been fired along with Assistant GM’s Randy Sexton and Steve Greeley. The team has named Kevyn Adams as the new General Manager. Later in the day the organization also fired the entire Rochester Americans coaching staff of Chris Taylor, Gord …
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Multi-Million Dollar Upgrades in Progress at Blue Cross Arena

The Rochester Americans 2019-2020 season didn’t end as planed, like many other teams, but an estimated $8.7 million in upgrades to Blue Cross Arena in the City of Rochester has started as planned. Construction started this month and the projects listed below with an anticipated completion in spring 2022. These uprgrades were originally proposed in …
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Tracking the 2020-2021 Amerks Roster

The American Hockey League season was officially cancelled and now it’s time to start looking towards the 2020/2021 season for the Rochester Americans. As of publishing this article on May 19, 2020 there’s a total of 22 players that are considered unrestricted free agents that were on either NHL or AHL contracts. That sounds like …
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AHL Cancels Remainder of the 2019-2020 Season

The 2019-202 American Hockey League season has officially been cancelled. Something that everyone knew would happen but hadn’t officially been announced yet. The press release from the league is below. All the answers to your questions regarding the cancellation of the 2019-20 Season ⬇️https://t.co/BwigSt8HfC pic.twitter.com/tbSJYxV5og — Rochester Americans (@AmerksHockey) May 11, 2020   *** SPRINGFIELD, …
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Update on Suspension of the 2019-2020 AHL Season

The American Hockey League executive team held a meeting Monday and the decision was made that the indefinite suspension will not be lifted before May. No indication has been given at this time whether that means some regular season games and playoffs can still be played, shortening both, or just jumping into some playoff hockey …
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