Jean-Sebastien Dea

Amerks 2020-2021 Training Camp Roster

The Rochester Americans will open training camp Friday morning with an intimate 16 man roster of two goalies, four defensemen, and ten forwards. Where’s the rest of the roster? That remains to be seen but the organization will have to add more players by the time the season starts on February 5. There’s a lot …
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Recap: Fifth Shutout Win of the Season in Laval

I’m running out of different ways to say the Rochester Americans won a game but that’s what they did again Saturday night in Laval with a 5-0 win. The team had five different goal scorers and Andrew Hammond earned a career best fourth shutout of the season. This was the Amerks fifth shutout of the …
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No Line Combinations Yet, Two Player Moves, and More

The Rochester Americans will have one more practice before the regular season begins Friday night and everyone is ready. Here’s a quick run down of some updates from Wednesday from practice and moves that were made. Two moves were made on Wednesday to trim the roster down by assigning Pascal Aquin to Cincinnati and releasing …
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Start of Amerks Training Camp Presents One Question for this Season

The foundation of the Rochester Americans has been set by management and the coaching staff along with eight players returning for third seasons in the organization but one question will carry on through to Spring – can they win a playoff series? Assistant General Manager Randy Sexton along with the coaching staff of Chris Taylor, …
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Amerks are Winners at the Start of Free Agency

Leading up to the start of free agency it was leaked that the Buffalo Sabres would be signing forward Curtis Lazar and defenseman John Gilmour and once 11am hit the news started flowing. The organization had work to do this summer in setting up depth players that can fill in on NHL roster spots if …
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Top Center Jean-Sebastien Dea Signed to a Two-Year Deal

The top center position was filled today for Rochester when the Buffalo Sabres signed Jean-Sebastien Dea to a two-year contract (one-way both seasons) that will pay him the league minimum $700k. That’s a big raise from the $200k he was earning in the minors last season. Dea is a top center in the American League …
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