Amerks 2018/2019 Schedule Announced

The American Hockey League released the 2018/2019 schedule on Wednesday afternoon and the Rochester Americans will start the season at home with back to back games on October 5 and 6 vs Charlotte. The last home game of the season will be Friday April 12 vs Binghamton.

Here’s the breakdown of home games:

  • 20 Friday night home games.
  • 4 Saturday nights.
  • 10 Wednesday nights.
  • 3 Sunday afternoon games.
  • The home game in Buffalo will be Wednesday November 7 vs Cleveland.

Here’s some more highlights / how the schedule breaks down:

  • There’s five three in three sets of games.
  • No home stands longer than three games.
  • No road trips longer than three games.
  • All six road games vs Syracuse are on Saturday nights.
  • March is the busiest month with 14 games (7 home / 7 away).
  • Rochester and Hershey have played 456 times in the regular season since 1956. They’ll only play twice this season in a home and home on November 2 and 3rd.
  • First of 6 games vs Calder Cup Champion Toronto Marlies is Friday October 19 at home.
  • October 12 is the only Friday night off all season for Rochester.
  • November 10 is the only Saturday night off all season for Rochester.

Here’s the breakdown on the number of times the Amerks will play each team:

vs. North Division (54 games): Belleville (4), Binghamton (10), Cleveland (8), Laval (4), Syracuse (12), Toronto (6), Utica (10).

vs. Atlantic Division (22 games): Bridgeport (4), Charlotte (4), Hartford (4), Hershey (2), Lehigh Valley (2), Providence (2), Springfield (2), Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (2).

There are no games between the Amerks and Western Conference teams.

Amerks schedule links:

Link: Amerks Home/Away 2018/2019 schedule
Link: Amerks 2018/2019 schedule in calendar format
Link: Add Amerks schedule to your calendar

American Hockey League links:

Link: 2018-19 team-by-team schedules (PDF)
Link: 2018-19 day-by-day schedules (PDF)
Link: 2018-19 GameCenter

The 2019 Calder Cup playoffs will start the week of April 15th.