The American League announced schedules today for the 2019-2020 season which means it’s time to break down the Rochester Americans schedule and see how many times they play the same teams. Rochester opens the season at home Friday October 4 against Syracuse and finishes the season Saturday April 11, 2020 on the road in Binghamton.
Here’s the breakdown of 2019-2020 home games:
- 21 Friday
- 4 Saturday
- 1 Sunday afternoon
- 12 Wednesday (1 more than last season)
- The annual home game in Buffalo has finally been scrapped.
- Longest home stretch is 6 games from February 16 to February 28.
Here’s some more highlights / how the 2019-2020 schedule breaks down:
- There’s only two different three in three sets of games (five last season).
- All six road games vs Syracuse are on Saturday nights.
- Rochester and Hershey have played 458 times in the regular season since 1956. This is another season where they’ll only play twice. October 23 in Hershey and January 19 in Rochester.
- Two home games vs Calder Cup Champion Charlotte Checkers are December 6 and 7th in Rochester. They play twice in Charlotte on February 11 and 12.
- They will play one game vs Toronto in Scotiabank Arena, home of the Toronto Maple Leafs.
- Only two Fridays without a home or away game – October 25 and March 27.
- Only two Saturdays without a home or away game – November 9 and March 14.
- Team plays New Years eve at 5pm in Utica.
Here’s the breakdown on the number of times the Amerks will play each team:
vs. North Division (56 games): Belleville (6), Binghamton (10), Cleveland (8), Laval (4), Syracuse (12), Toronto (6), Utica (10).
vs. Atlantic Division (22 games): Bridgeport (2), Charlotte (4), Hartford (2), Hershey (2), Lehigh Valley (2), Providence (2), Springfield (4), Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (2).
There are no games against any Central or Pacific Division teams.
Amerks schedule links:
American Hockey League links:
The 2020 Calder Cup playoffs will start the week of April 13th.
From the Amerks….
For a limited time only, the Amerks are offering a special discounted ticket package for any two home games at a bundled rate. Tickets range in price from $20 to $38 depending on seat location and can be purchased by clicking HERE.
|Arena Location||Price Per Seat (both games incl.)|
|100 Center Ice||$38.00|
|100 Attack Zone||$36.00|
|200 Center Ice||$36.00|
|100 Value Zone||$28.00|
|200 Corner Zone||$28.00|
|Upper End Zones||$20.00|