David Brine

The Amerks 12 Days of Christmas 2008 to 2011

The Amerks have continued the tradition in 2011 of having the players sing their own version of the 12 Days of Christmas.  Starting with 2008 and then this seasons is down at the bottom.  Derek Whitmore and Jacob Lagace offer the best moments in this years.  It’s a shame they couldn’t squeeze in a “Legend …
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Amerks from Last Season Not Returning

The Rochester Americans have announced the 2010-2011 training camp roster which brings in a whole group of new faces and names that we’ll get to know.  That also means a number of players that were on last years team are not returning.  There’s always a lot of changes over the summer with American Hockey League …
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Grading the 2009-2010 Amerks Player by Player

One week ago today we were mentally preparing for game 7 against the Abbotsford Heat and hoping for a legendary game.  It certainly turned out to be a legendary game, unfortunately not in favor of the Amerks.  As sports fans, it’s the type of loss that will live with us forever until another Calder Cup …
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Contract Status for Amerks Players Heading into Next Season

Now that the season is over for the Rochester Americans it’s time to take a look and see who is still under contract with the Panthers or Amerks, who is and who is not still likely to sign.  I grouped players by signed, likely to sign and RFA and UFA.  Under each category I put …
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Lousy Special Teams Leads Amerks to 3-1 Loss

The Amerks played another what looked like uninspired game on Wednesday night in their 3-1 loss to the Adirondack Phantoms.  Something needs to change.  Obviously Benoit Groulxs talk on the ice at practice on Tuesday had no effect on the team.  The penalty kill was horrible.  The power play was horrible.  The passing was weak.  …
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GDT: Finally, A Home Game; Amerks vs Heat Friday Tonight

Thankfully that road trip is over and after two weeks the Amerks finally have another home game.  The Abbotsford Heat travel to Rochester tonight to play the Amerks at 7:05pm at Blue Cross Arena.  That ends the longest drought of the season between home games. The Amerks wrapped up a road trip this past Sunday …
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