John Tortorella

Chris Taylor to Coach at the 2020 AHL All-Star Classic

Chris Taylor has secured the North Division coaching berth for the 2020 AHL All-Star Classic. Taylor will be Rochester’s first All-Star coach since John Tortorella in 1997. AHL All-Star coaches are selected based on the team with the best record in each of the four divisions at the end of play on December 31. The …
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1996 Video Highlighting Amerks Calder Cup Win

In 1995 the Rochester Americans home opener was October 13.  They went on to win the 1996 Calder Cup.  In 2011 the Amerks home opener is October 13th. A championship isn’t won off of one date but given hockey superstitions can’t hurt to point it out.  The Amerks defeated the Portland Pirates in seven games …
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Tortorella, Nichol, Biron and Highlights from the Sharky Memorial Classic

The Craig Charron Memorial Classic on Sunday in Rochester was a great time for many reasons.  The two obvious reasons being the meaning behind the benefit and also the great hockey game in early August featuring so many great players.  At the start of the game John Tortorella and Scott Nichol gave two speeches which …
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