Category: Rochester Amerks

Amerks top Comets in regular season finale

Amerks top Comets in regular season finale

The Rochester Americans (11-15-2-1) brought their historic 65th season in the American Hockey League to a close Sunday night with 2-1 victory over the intrastate rival Utica Comets (16-11-0-1) at The Blue Cross Arena. The matchup was the third of three get-togethers ... MORE
Crunch close out season with 5-3 win over Amerks

Crunch close out season with 5-3 win over Amerks

The Syracuse Crunch topped the Rochester Americans, 5-3, in their season finale tonight at the Blue Cross Arena. Henry Bowlby led the team with two goals, while Tyler Johnson earned his first pro win in his first pro start. The Crunch finish ... MORE
Amerks fall to Comets, 3-1

Amerks fall to Comets, 3-1

The Rochester Americans (10-13-2-1) wrapped up the road portion of their 2020-21 regular season schedule with a 3-1 loss to the Utica Comets (15-10-0-1) Wednesday at the Adirondack Bank Center. Despite the loss, however, Rochester has collected at least one point in ... MORE
Amerks top Monsters in shootout, 4-3

Amerks top Monsters in shootout, 4-3

Jean-Sebastien Dea scored twice in regulation, including the game-tying tally midway through the third period, and netted the only goal in the shootout to lift the Rochester Americans (10-12-2-1) to a 4-3 win over the Cleveland Monsters (15-8-8-2) in the final meeting ... MORE
Sabres forward Brett Murray to make NHL debut in Pittsburgh

Sabres forward Brett Murray to make NHL debut in Pittsburgh

Brett Murray’s phone was buzzing as he sat down for his Zoom call with the media on Thursday, hours after he had learned he would make his NHL debut for the Sabres against the Pittsburgh Penguins. The 22-year-old forward will become the ... MORE
Michael Houser wins first NHL game as Sabres top Islanders, 4-2

Michael Houser wins first NHL game as Sabres top Islanders, 4-2

Michael Houser made 34 saves to earn a victory in his NHL debut. Behind Houser’s stellar performance, the Buffalo Sabres defeated the New York Islanders 4-2 on Monday at KeyBank Center. With every other goaltender under contract unavailable, Houser, 28, appeared in ... MORE
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Sabres goalie Michael Houser set to make NHL debut vs. Islanders

Sabres goalie Michael Houser set to make NHL debut vs. Islanders

Buffalo Sabres goaltender Michael Houser is set to make his first career NHL start on Monday versus the New York Islanders, the club announced. Houser’s been on the Sabres’ taxi squad for much of the 2021 season but has yet to play ... MORE
Amerks-Comets game postponed due to COVID-19 protocols

Amerks-Comets game postponed due to COVID-19 protocols

The American Hockey League announced today that tonight’s game between the Rochester Americans and Utica Comets has been postponed out of an abundance of caution in accordance with AHL COVID-19 protocols. A make-up date has not yet been determined ... MORE
Amerks snap seven-game losing streak with 3-1 win over Crunch

Amerks snap seven-game losing streak with 3-1 win over Crunch

The Syracuse Crunch fell to the Rochester Americans, 3-1, tonight at the Upstate Medical University Arena. Jimmy Huntington scored the Crunch’s lone goal as the team moves to 15-9-2-0 on the season and 6-4-1-0 in the 12-game season series with the Amerks ... MORE
Amerks lose seventh straight with 7-1 loss to Comets

Amerks lose seventh straight with 7-1 loss to Comets

The Rochester Americans (8-12-2-1) struggled to generate any offensive firepower in a 7-1 loss to the intrastate rival Utica Comets (12-7-0-1) Friday at the Adirondack Bank Center. The matchup was the seventh meeting between the two teams this season with the Amerks ... MORE
AHL announces plans for 2021 playoffs, calendar set for 2021-2022 regular season

AHL announces plans for 2021 playoffs, calendar set for 2021-2022 regular season

American Hockey League President and Chief Executive Officer Scott Howson today announced that due to league COVID-19 protocols, the AHL will not be able to conduct traditional Calder Cup Playoffs in 2021. Each of the league’s five divisions has been provided the ... MORE
Amerks comeback falls short in 5-3 loss to Crunch

Amerks comeback falls short in 5-3 loss to Crunch

The Rochester Americans (8-11-2-1) erased a three-goal deficit midway through the second period but could not complete the comeback as the Amerks saw their winless streak reach six straight games with a 5-3 setback to the Syracuse Crunch (14-8-1-0) Saturday at Upstate ... MORE
Luukkonen picks up win in NHL debut as Sabres top Bruins, 6-4

Luukkonen picks up win in NHL debut as Sabres top Bruins, 6-4

Sam Reinhart recorded a hat trick to hit the 20-goal plateau and help lift the Buffalo Sabres to a 6-4 victory over the Boston Bruins on Friday at KeyBank Center. Rasmus Dahlin added a goal and an assist while Casey Mittelstadt and ... MORE
Amerks fall to Comets, 7-5

Amerks fall to Comets, 7-5

The Rochester Americans (8-10-2-1) scored three power-play goals and five overall, but were unable to snap their four-game slide Friday night in a 7-5 loss to Utica Comets (10-6-0-1) at The Blue Cross Arena. The contest, which was Rochester’s eighth straight home ... MORE
Jack Quinn has season-ending surgery to repair hernia

Sabres prospect Jack Quinn has season-ending surgery to repair hernia

Jack Quinn underwent successful surgery to repair a hernia and will miss the rest of the season, the Sabres announced Thursday. The estimated recovery time for the injury is six weeks. Quinn, 19, was selected by the Sabres with the eighth overall ... MORE