Derek Whitmore

Video and Updates from Amerks Morning Practice

The Amerks spent a lot of time during practice today working on full line drills, really getting into game day mode.  One line that appeared to be getting more time than others was Derek Whitmore, Travis Turnbull and Zack Kassian.  Some other line combinations were Michael Ryan, Colin Stuart and Mark Voakes.. Marcus Foligno and …
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Kotalik and Morrisonn Sent Down, Amerks Training Camp Roster

This big news of the afternoon is that Ales Kotalik and Shaone Morrisonn have both cleared waivers earlier today and have been assigned to the Rochester Americans. Now, the question comes up, will both show up?  Will the explore options oversea’s?  We’ll find out soon enough.  Opinions on both are varried, most thinking that Kotalik …
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Amerks 2011-2012 Roster as of July 19th

As the summer goes on I’ll keep updating the Rochester Americans expected lineup as players are signed to contracts.  Many speculate that Ales Kotalik and Shaone Morrisonn will be sent down to Rochester to hide their salaries but until that happens they’ll be kept off of this lineup.  This roster still has a need for …
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Amerks Roster to see Greece Native Derek Whitmore and Veteran Colin Stuart

The Buffalo Sabres signed two players on Wednesday who will see most of their time in a Rochester Americans uniform, Greece native Derek Whitmore and veteran Colin Stuart. Whitmore is a Rochester native that many local hockey fans know of.  He started his pro career in an Amerks uniform when he played in eight games …
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Amerks Loss to Portland is like Groundhog Day

It’s only fitting that as I find a movie to watch as I write about the Amerks fourth straight loss the movie Groundhog Day is on.  Can someone check the alarm clocks of the Amerks and make sure I’ve Got You Babe is not waking the players up every morning?  It sure does feel like …
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