Jacques Martin

It’s Not All Doom and Gloom Between Amerks and Panthers

Depending on who you talk to or what you read you would think that the divorce is all but finalized between the Rochester Americans and Florida Panthers, but that’s not entirely true.  It’s not over because the Amerks and Panthers new General Manager have not even had a chance to meet yet to discuss how …
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Florida Panthers Article: Optimism In Rochester

The article below appeared on the Florida Panthers site this past Sunday about the optimism surrounding the upcoming Rochester Americans season, something that has been missing in recent years. One thing that’s exciting is the interest in the Amerks that a lot of Panther fans have taken.  These fans view the Rochester Americans as the …
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2011 All Star Game, vs Pirates, Diff Divisions, Misc

The big news of the day on Tuesday was that the Amerks hired Ted Nolan as the new VP of Hockey Operations.  I had the chance to talk to Rochester Americans Owner Curt Styres about a few other things that I felt were newsworthy. The team did formally submit a bid for the 2011 AHL …
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Jacques Martin and Curt Styres Press Conference

It’s pretty exciting (for me at least) that the 500th post on this web site is also a post with what should be a lot of great news regarding the future of the Rochester Americans and Florida Panthers affiliation (not just a ‘yay 500 posts’).  Jacques Martin (General Manager of the Florida Panthers) and Curt …
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Jacques Martin and Curt Styres to Hold Amerks Press Conference

Amerks fans may finally get some reassurance about the future of the team and the direction that it is headed on Wednesday afternoon.  The team has announced a press conference with Amerks Owner Curt Styres and Florida Panthers General Manager Jacques Martin at Blue Cross Arena.  It’ll be broadcast live on Amerks.com starting at 12:30. …
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Amerks Lose 5-1 to Moose. Throw in the towel.

The Manitoba Moose arrived in Rochester on Thursday night, and expected controlled every aspect of the game on Friday night.  Chances are the Moose are going to roll right over Syracuse on Saturday, and return to hand the Amerks their 12th loss of the season on Monday night.  Throw in the towel, this season is …
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