Category: Rochester Amerks

Sabres sign goalie Dustin Tokarski to 2-year deal

Sabres sign goalie Dustin Tokarski to 2-year deal

The Buffalo Sabres have signed goaltender Dustin Tokarski to a two-year contract worth an average annual value of $725,000, the team announced Wednesday. Tokarski, 31, posted a .924 save percentage in 18 games last season with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, the AHL affiliate ... MORE
American Hockey League targeting Feb. 5 for 2020-2021 season

American Hockey League targeting Feb. 5 for 2020-2021 season

American Hockey League President and CEO Scott Howson has announced that the league’s Board of Governors has approved moving the anticipated start date of the 2020-21 season to Feb. 5, 2021, due to the ongoing COVID-19 public health crisis. The AHL continues ... MORE
Devils hire former Amerks coach Chris Taylor as assistant

Devils hire former Amerks coach Chris Taylor as assistant

Chris Taylor is receiving his first full-time National Hockey League coaching opportunity less than five months after he and his staff were fired by the Buffalo Sabres. Taylor, who spent three seasons as head coach of the Rochester Americans, was hired Friday ... MORE
Sabres re-sign Casey Nelson to 1-year deal

Sabres re-sign Casey Nelson to 1-year deal

The Buffalo Sabres have re-signed defenseman Casey Nelson to a one-year contract worth $700,000, the team announced Thursday. Nelson, 28, has spent four full seasons with the organization since signing as an undrafted free agent out of Minnesota State University (Mankato) in ... MORE
Sabres, Cyclones extend affiliation agreement

Sabres, Cyclones extend affiliation agreement

The Cincinnati Cyclones have extended their affiliation agreement to be the ECHL affiliate of the Buffalo Sabres (NHL) and Rochester Americans (AHL). Terms of the new agreement were not announced. The Cyclones recently completed their third season as Buffalo’s ECHL affiliate as ... MORE
Sabres sign Steven Fogarty to 1-year deal

Sabres sign Steven Fogarty to 1-year deal

The Buffalo Sabres have signed forward Steven Fogarty to a one-year deal worth $700,000, the team announced Monday. Fogarty, 27, tallied 37 points (13+24) in 54 games last season with the Hartford Wolfpack, the AHL affiliate of the New York Rangers. He ... MORE
Smith signs 1-year deal with Amerks

Smith signs 1-year deal with Amerks

The Rochester Americans announced today that the team has signed forward Dalton Smith to a one-year American Hockey League contract for the 2020-21 season. Smith, 28, returns for his fourth season in Rochester after recording five points (1+4) and ranking second on ... MORE
Sabres sign goalie Jonas Johansson to 1-year deal

Sabres sign goalie Jonas Johansson to 1-year contract

The Buffalo Sabres have re-signed goaltender Jonas Johansson to a one-year contract worth $700,000, the team announced Wendesday. Johansson, 25, made his NHL debut for the Sabres last season, going 1-3-1 in six appearances. He went 14-4-3 with a .921 save percentage ... MORE
Sabres sign Oglevie to 2-year deal

Sabres sign Oglevie to 2-year deal

The Buffalo Sabres announced today that the team has re-signed forward Andrew Oglevie to a two-year, two-way contract. The Buffalo Sabres have signed forward Andrew Oglevie to a two-year contract with an AAV of $750,000. pic.twitter.com/6fghLf5y5A — Sabres PR (@SabresPR) October 2, ... MORE
Amerks name Mair, Weber assistant coaches

Amerks name Mair, Weber assistant coaches

he Rochester Americans announced today that the team has named Adam Mair and Mike Weber to serve as assistant coaches on the staff of head coach Seth Appert. “Adam and Mike are perfect fits to help establish a winning culture and develop ... MORE
Amerks sign goaltender Michael Houser to 1-year AHL deal

Amerks sign goaltender Michael Houser to 1-year AHL deal

The Rochester Americans announced today that the team has agreed to terms with goaltender Michael Houser on a one-year American Hockey League contract for the 2020-21 season. Houser, 27, appeared in 26 games with the Cincinnati Cyclones (ECHL) last season, posting a ... MORE
Amerks sign Jones to 1-year AHL contract

Amerks sign Jones to 1-year AHL contract

The Rochester Americans announced today that the team has agreed to terms with defenseman Ryan Jones on a one-year American Hockey League contract for the 2020-21 season. Jones, 24, spent the previous four seasons at the University of Nebraska-Omaha (UNO), where he ... MORE
Seth Appert named Amerks head coach

Seth Appert named Amerks head coach

Buffalo Sabres General Manager Kevyn Adams announced today the appointment of Seth Appert as head coach of the Rochester Americans. “Seth has a proven track record of developing talent at various levels and we are looking forward to him being the next head coach ... MORE
Sabres sign Murray to 2-year, entry-level contract

Sabres sign Murray to 2-year, entry-level contract

he Buffalo Sabres have signed forward Brett Murray to a two-year, entry-level contract. Murray, 22, was selected by the Sabres in the fourth round (99th overall) of the 2016 NHL Draft. He joined the organization on a one-year AHL contract prior to ... MORE
AHL announces revised start date for 2020-21 season

AHL announces revised start date for 2020-21 season

American Hockey League President and CEO Scott Howson has announced a revised start date for the 2020-21 AHL season, as approved by the league’s Board of Governors during its 2020 Annual Meeting held today via conference call. At the recommendation of the ... MORE