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Keith Wozniak

Jack Quinn stands out in debut in Amerks shootout win

The Rochester Americans played their first home game on a Thursday night in almost 10 years and the spotlight of the night goes to Jack Quinn who played in his first professional game. He was on the ice for opening face off paired with veteran forwards JS Dea and Remi Elie. He had an assist …
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Amerks add three players on professional tryouts

The Rochester Americans signed three more players today to professional tryouts (PTO). They added defensemen Griffin Luce and Alec McCrea along with forward Ryan Scarfo. Why the addition of more players? The Buffalo Sabres hope to return to practice Tuesday but also have nine players on the COVID-19 protocol list. Rasmus Dahlin was just added …
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Amerks sign veteran Michael Mersch to a PTO

The Rochester Americans make a move today signing veteran forward and former Calder Cup champion Michael Mersh to a professional tryout (PTO). Mersh was drafted in the 4th round of the 2011 NHL draft by the Los Angeles Kings and has played in 377 regular season AHL games. In his second season with the Manchester …
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Process, Not outcome. A young Amerks teams shows promise in opening loss.

The Rochester Americans opened their 65th season with a 3-2 loss to the Utica Comets in an empty Blue Cross Arena. It was as surreal as one would think. A closed parking garage, no one preaching from the sidewalk before entering the building, an empty atrium, empty hallways, and no high fives from the Moose. …
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Amerks season preview: “We want to be miserable to play against”

Welcome to most unusual opening night for the Rochester Americans as they start the 65th season. We’re all burned out reading about how things are unusual and that nothing is normal but it has to be said. To write like a 32 game schedule only playing against three other teams without any fans at home …
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Amerks Announce 2021 Regular Season Schedule

[Amerks Press Release] (Rochester, NY) – The Rochester Americans announced today their schedule for the 2020-21 American Hockey League regular season, presented exclusively by Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino. The Amerks will open their 65th AHL season – and 39th as the primary affiliate of the Buffalo Sabres – on Friday, Feb. 5 at 7:05 p.m. against the Utica …
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Amerks 2020-2021 Training Camp Roster

The Rochester Americans will open training camp Friday morning with an intimate 16 man roster of two goalies, four defensemen, and ten forwards. Where’s the rest of the roster? That remains to be seen but the organization will have to add more players by the time the season starts on February 5. There’s a lot …
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