Category: Rochester Area

Seneca Park Zoo capacity will be increased to 50% on April 26th

Seneca Park Zoo capacity will be increased to 50% on April 26th

Monroe County Executive Adam Bello and Seneca Park Zoo are excited to announce capacity at the Zoo will increase to 50% on April 26, 2021. This expanded capacity is in response to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s update on capacity guidelines for museums and zoos ... MORE
Sabres goalie Dustin Tokarski named NHL First Star of the Week

Sabres goalie Dustin Tokarski named NHL First Star of the Week

Buffalo Sabres goaltender Dustin Tokarski has been named First Star of the Week by the NHL, the league announced Monday. Tokarski went 2-1-1 in four games over the past week, stopping 128 of 137 shots for a save percentage of .934. His ... MORE
Deputies: Rochester man skips court over weapons charges in Wayne County

Deputies: Rochester man skips court over weapons charges in Wayne County

Deputies report the arrest of a Rochester man in Wayne County on a warrant related to weapons charges. Tylor Holland, 34, of Rochester was taken into custody on the warrant, which was issued in Ontario Town Court. Holland’s charges stem from a ... MORE
Defenseman Nick DeSimone loaned to Amerks from Vegas

Defenseman Nick DeSimone loaned to Amerks from Vegas

The Rochester Americans announced today that defenseman Nick DeSimone has been loaned to the team from the Vegas Golden Knights (NHL). DeSimone, 26, joins the Amerks after beginning the 2020-21 season with the San Jose Barracuda (AHL), where he recorded five assists ... MORE
Amerks announce make-up date with Comets

Amerks announce make-up date with Comets

The Rochester Americans announced today that their game against the Utica Comets originally scheduled for Sunday, March 28 has been rescheduled to Sunday, May 16 at 5:05 p.m. at The Blue Cross Arena ... MORE
Grant program on the way for small business owners in the Finger Lakes thanks to COVID relief bill

Grant program on the way for small business owners in the Finger Lakes thanks to COVID relief bill

A grant program is on the way to help small businesses that were impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. Area chambers of commerce are surveying their members, according to Finger Lakes News Radio, who recently spoke with Seneca County Chamber President Jeff Shipley ... MORE
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Sabres recall Mattias Samuelsson from Amerks

Sabres recall Mattias Samuelsson from Amerks

The Buffalo Sabres have recalled defenseman Mattias Samuelsson from the Rochester Americans (AHL). Samuelsson, 21, has 11 points (3+8) over 19 games in his first season with Rochester. He recorded a goal and an assist for the Amerks last night. The 6-foot-4, ... MORE
Amerks drop third straight with 6-3 loss to Cleveland

Amerks drop third straight with 6-3 loss to Cleveland

Despite opening the scoring for the third straight game against the Cleveland Monsters (11-5-1-0), the Rochester Americans (8-8-2-1) suffered a 6-3 setback in the series finale against the Monsters Saturday at The Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse. This afternoon’s contest was the fifth of ... MORE
Sabres recall Steven Fogarty from Amerks

Sabres recall Steven Fogarty from Amerks

The Buffalo Sabres have recalled forward Steven Fogarty from the Rochester Americans. The team has also reassigned goaltender Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen from the Amerks to the team’s taxi squad. Fogarty has recorded the first three points of his NHL career (1+3) in eight ... MORE
Amerks allow four third-period goals in 5-3 loss to Cleveland

Amerks allow four third-period goals in 5-3 loss to Cleveland

The Rochester Americans (8-7-2-1) opened a two-goal lead in the first period against the Cleveland Monsters (10-5-1-0), but were unable to hold onto the lead as the visitors scored four times in the final frame to come away with a 5-3 victory ... MORE
Rochester Red Wings announce 2021 ticket details, COVID-related changes

Rochester Red Wings announce 2021 ticket details, COVID-related changes

The Rochester Red Wings’ season is set to begin May 4 – and fans can expect many changes brought about by COVID-19. The team’s first home game is scheduled for May 18, and capacity limits will be in place. Currently, the team ... MORE
Amerks fall to Cleveland in series opener, 9-2

Amerks fall to Cleveland in series opener, 9-2

The Rochester Americans (8-6-2-1) opened a three-game series against the Cleveland Monsters (9-5-1-0) with a 9-2 loss Saturday at The Blue Cross Arena. The contest, which stopped Rochester’s three-game point streak (2-0-1-0), was the third of six scheduled meetings between the two ... MORE
Two-goal third period propels Amerks past Comets, 4-2

Two-goal third period propels Amerks past Comets, 4-2

Facing a 2-1 deficit in the closing minutes of the second period, the Rochester Americans (8-5-2-1) reeled off three straight unanswered goals, including the game-winner from rookie forward Dominic Franco, on their way to a 4-2 win over the intrastate rival Utica ... MORE
RIT men’s hockey forward Will Calverley named second-team All-American

RIT men’s hockey forward Will Calverley named second-team All-American

RIT junior forward Will Calverley (Scarborough, Ontario) was named an AHCA/CCM Division I Men’s Hockey Second-Team All-American, announced Thursday during the Hobey Baker Announcement Ceremony in conjunction with the NCAA Frozen Four. Calverley is the 26th All-American in program history and only the fourth ... MORE
Crunch beat Amerks in overtime, 4-3

Crunch beat Amerks in overtime, 4-3

The Rochester Americans (7-5-2-1) erased a one-goal deficit to force overtime, but it was the Syracuse Crunch (9-6-1-0) who scored 1:37 into the extra frame to win the third straight meeting between the North Division rivals Wednesday at The Blue Cross Arena ... MORE