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. Â Starting with 2008 and then this seasons is down at the bottom. Â Derek Whitmore and Jacob Lagace offer the best moments in this years. Â It’s a shame they couldn’t squeeze in a “Legend …
What happened to some of last years Amerks?
The summer of 2009 has been an exciting one with the roster that has been built for the 2009/2010 Rochester Americans.Â There’ll be a lot of questions from fans getting to know some of the new players but also a lot of questions wondering about some favorites from last season. So here’s a quick rundown …
Amerks Summer News Stories, Getting Caught Up
It has been a busy summer for the Rochester Americans with a lot of great news and a couple of stories that have generated some bad press.Â Looking at the bigger picture it has been a positive summer.Â Here’s the start of “round up” type posts I’ll be doing once the season gets started.Â There’s …
Brine Returning; Larman, Glass and Others May Not
A few familiar faces for Rochester Americans fans will probably not be returning to the Florida Panthers organization next season as the free agency period is about to begin.Â The only two restricted free agents that were offered qualifying offers were David Booth and David Brine. David Brine finished last season with 31 points (8 …
Updates on Brodeur, Plante, and Glass
If Franklin MacDonald gets another crack at a shootout the next move he may pull off is spinning around, skating backwards with his back to the goalie, and then at the last minute spinning around again to get a shot off.Â It’s become normal for the team to practice shootouts at the end and while …
Amerks vs Bulldogs Tonight; Sweetland Back to Everblades
The Amerks are on a five game losing skid and hoping to end it tonight with a win against the Hamilton Bulldogs at Blue Cross Arena.Â What the outcome will be around 8:30pm tonight is anyones guess.Â This is the final game this season between the two teams, the Amerks won the last game on …
Amerks Announce Clear Day Roster
On Thursday afternoon the Rochester Americans announce their 22 man clear day roster for the remainder of the 08/09 regular season.Â It’s yet another sign that the season is quickly coming to a close.Â It’s sad that hockey season is winding down, but exciting to REALLY start looking forward to next season.Â That’s a whole …
Prospects in the Everblades
The Florida Everblades are the ECHL affiliate of the Florida Panthers and Carolina Hurricanes.Â They are also the AHL affiliate of the Rochester Americans and Albany River Rats. The Everblades start their 08/09 regular season on Friday night against the Charlotte Checkers.Â Incidentally, the Checkers just sign Amerks alumni Sean McMorrow. A number of players …
Amerks Roster Heading into Opening Night
The roster for the Rochester Americans season opener is pretty much set.Â It appears as if we won’t have that goon / enforcer / muscle that we had all hoped for, but it’s time to move beyond that (for now).Â Assuming the team can put in a solid effort for 60 minutes, the team should …
Franklin MacDonald Sent To Everblades
Defenseman Franklin MacDonald has been reassigned to the Florida Everblades.Ã‚Â Jordan Henry is also expected to leave for the Everblades before the end of the week for their playoff stint.Ã‚Â Tyler Plante was also added to the ‘Blades playoff roster but, will most likely be in Rochester until the last game on Sunday night.
Recent ATO Signings
Over the past week a number of players have been signed to amateur tryout contracts (ATO), here’s the current list of players: Mike Kostka (D) – A free agent signing of the Sabres, he joins the Amerks after a four-year collegiate career with the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. A native of Ajax, Ontario, Kostka registered 53 …
MacDonald to Rochester. Taylor & Collins to Everblades.
Frankline MacDonald (D) has been recalled to the Rochester Americans while Adam Taylor (RW) and Dan Collins (RW) have been sent to the Florida Everblades (ECHL)