Ernie Hartlieb

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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Gameday: Amerks Make Playoffs with Win, Taffe Called Up, Hartlieb In, What about Johnson

The Amerks are on the road tonight to play the Grand Rapids Griffins and a win would clinch a playoff spot for the Amerks. Ever since last season ended the coaches and returning players have said their goal was to make the playoffs and that will happen. Even if it’s not clinched tonight, it will …
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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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Amerks 10 Game Winning Streak, One of Two Styres Promised

The Rochester Americans defeated the Toronto Marlies Saturday night in front of 4,069 fans to extend their win streak to ten games, fulfilling one half of a promise by owner Curt Styres. Last season Curt Styres had promised two 10 game winning streaks during the 2008/2009 season, at the time it was an absurd statement.  …
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Amerks Sign Ernie Hartlieb to a PTO

The Amerks are bringing in another body for tonights game against the Toronto Marlies.  The team has brought in Ernie Hartlieb to fill in for a now injured Luke Beaverson.  With Taffe, Repik, Oreskovich and McArdle still with the Panthers they had no one else in Rochester. Beaverson was injured Friday night when Kevin Harvey …
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