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Senators rally in third, top Amerks in overtime

Senators rally in third, top Amerks in overtime
The Rochester Americans (29-17-3-4) built a 2-0 lead midway through the second period only to see the first-place Belleville Senators (34-15-4-1) counter with three straight tallies, including the game-winning goal 1:12 into overtime, to steal a 3-2 win from the Amerks Wednesday at The Blue Cross Arena. Despite the overtime loss, the Amerks, who remain in second place in the... more

Sabres suspend Zach Bogosian for failure to report to Rochester

Sabres suspend Zach Bogosian for failure to report to Rochester
Zach Bogosian’s status in the Buffalo Sabres’ organization got a whole lot messier Monday afternoon. The veteran defenseman has been suspended by the team after refusing to report to the Rochester Amerks. Bogosian, who has not played a minor-league game since 2009, was assigned to Rochester on Saturday after clearing waivers. The Sabres announced the suspension in a terse two-sentence... more

Sabres recall Wilson from Rochester

Sabres recall Wilson from Rochester
The Buffalo Sabres announced today that the team has recalled forward Scott Wilson from the Rochester Americans and assigned goaltender Andrew Hammond to Rochester. Wilson, 27, has 19 points (9+10) in 29 games with the Amerks this season and two points (1+1) in six games with Buffalo. He recorded those points during his four-game stint with the team earlier this month. Forward Michael... more

Amerks get by Crunch in shootout

Amerks get by Crunch in shootout
After tying the Syracuse Crunch (24-21-3-5) twice during Saturday’s contest at Upstate Medical University Arena to force overtime, the Rochester Americans (28-17-2-4) scored a pair of goals in the shootout to end a four-game losing skid and come out on top with a 4-3 shootout win. The victory helps the Amerks improve to 6-2-0-0 this season against the Crunch while... more

Bogosian clears waivers, Sabres assign him to Rochester

Bogosian clears waivers, Sabres assign him to Rochester
The Buffalo Sabres placed veteran defenseman Zach Bogosian on waivers Friday, Saturday the team announced he was assigned to the Rochester Americans. The Sabres acquired Bogosian in a trade with the Winnipeg Jets in February of 2015. Across six seasons with the Sabres, Bogosian has played in 243 games and tallied 13 goals and 54 assists. Read more from WKBW.com The Sabres... more

Sabres recall Gilmour, Hammond from Rochester

Sabres recall Gilmour, Hammond from Rochester
The Buffalo Sabres have recalled goaltender Andrew Hammond and defenseman John Gilmour from the Rochester Americans (AHL). Hammond briefly joined the Sabres last week, serving as backup to rookie Jonas Johansson during Sunday’s game against Anaheim while Carter Hutton was unavailable due to a family circumstance. The veteran is 13-11-2 with a .905 save percentage with Rochester this season. Gilmour joins Buffalo after the... more

Sabres assign Wilson to Rochester

Sabres assign Wilson to Rochester
The Buffalo Sabres have assigned forward Scott Wilson to Rochester. The move comes as the Sabres are getting healthier up front, with wingers Victor Olofsson and Kyle Okposo both set to return tonight against the Columbus Blue Jackets. Wilson appeared in Buffalo’s last four contests, tallying a goal and an assist. Read more from BuffaloSabres.com The Sabres have assigned forward Scott Wilson to the Rochester Americans... more

Amerks fall in rematch with Checkers

Amerks fall in rematch with Checkers
he Charlotte Checkers (29-17-3-0) scored five times in the second period on their way to a 5-2 win over the Rochester Americans (27-17-2-4) in the final meeting of the season between the two teams Wednesday at Bojangles’ Coliseum. Both of Rochester’s goals came on special teams with Taylor Leier scoring his sixth of the season on the power-play before Sean Malone added his 10th on... more

Amerks drop first of two in Charlotte

Amerks drop first of two in Charlotte
The Rochester Americans (27-16-2-4) opened the scoring just 41 seconds into Tuesday’s contest against the Charlotte Checkers (28-17-3-0), but the reigning Calder Cup champions would go onto score four of the next five goals to come away with a 4-2 win in the first of back-to-back meetings between the two teams at Bojangles’ Coliseum. Forward Rasmus Asplund scored his second goal of... more

Sabres recall Pilut from Amerks

Sabres recall Pilut from Amerks
The Buffalo Sabres have recalled defenseman Lawrence Pilut from the Rochester Americans (AHL). Pilut played for the Amerks in Toronto on Saturday night after being assigned to the team earlier in the day, recording three shots in the 4-0 loss. The 24-year-old has appeared in 10 games with the Sabres this season, averaging 16:39. Read more from BuffaloSabres.com The Sabres... more

Amerks blanked by Marlies

Amerks blanked by Marlies
Despite nearly 40 shots, including 17 in the first period alone, the Rochester Americans (27-15-2-4) were unable to solve Toronto Marlies (23-20-3-2) goaltender Joseph Woll as the Amerks concluded the weekend with a 4-0 loss north of the border Saturday afternoon at Coca-Cola Coliseum. The defeat was Rochester’s first road loss after winning the previous four games outside the Flower... more

Sabres assign Pilut, Asplund to Rochester

Sabres assign Pilut, Asplund to Rochester
The Buffalo Sabres announced today that forward Rasmus Asplund and defenseman Lawrence Pilut have been assigned to the Rochester Americans (AHL). Pilut is tied for fifth in scoring in Rochester this season with 22 points (7+16) through 30 games. He’s played in 10 NHL games this season. Asplund has nine points (1+8) in 18 AHL games this year. With Buffalo, he has three points... more

Amerks win streak snapped with 5-2 home loss to Crunch

Amerks win streak snapped with 5-2 home loss to Crunch
After giving up the first goal, the Syracuse Crunch rattled off four straight on their way to a 5-2 victory over the Rochester Americans tonight at Blue Cross Arena. Gemel Smith put up two goals, while Alex Barre-Boulet had a three-point effort with a goal and two assists. The win advances the Crunch to 22-21-3-3 on the season and moves them... more

Amerks extend win streak to six games

Amerks extend win streak to six games
The Rochester Americans (27-13-2-4) continued their winning ways Wednesday at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse, where the Amerks doubled up the Cleveland Monsters (21-22-2-2) in goals and nearly did the same in shots to extend their win streak to a season-long six straight games. The 4-2 victory was also Rochester’s fourth straight on the road and moves the Amerks to within four... more

Sabres recall Asplund from Rochester ahead of game against Colorado

Sabres recall Asplund from Amerks ahead of game against Colorado
The Buffalo Sabres announced this afternoon that forward Rasmus Asplund has been recalled from the Rochester Americans of the AHL. Forwards Johan Larsson (lower body) and Curtis Lazar (illness), and defenseman Rasmus Dahlin (upper body) will be out of the lineup for tonight’s home game against the Colorado Avalanche. All three players are considered day-to-day. Sabres head coach Ralph Krueger said this morning that the lineup would be... more

Amerks win fifth straight in Binghamton

Amerks win fifth straight in Binghamton
The Rochester Americans (26-13-2-4) won their fifth straight contest to pull within two points of first place in the North Division with a hard-fought 3-2 victory over the Binghamton Devils (21-20-4-0) Saturday at Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena. Brett Murray (2+0) notched his first multi-goal game of his pro career with two markers in the second period. Sean Malone (1+1) netted the... more

Amerks defeat Crunch, 4-2, for fourth straight victory

Amerks defeat Crunch, 4-2, for fourth straight victory
Led by a pair of goals and an assist from Scott Wilson, the Rochester Americans (25-13-2-4) doubled-upped the Syracuse Crunch (20-20-3-3) by a 4-2 score for their fourth consecutive victory Friday night at The Blue Cross Arena. The contest was the second of a home-and-home series between the two clubs and sixth overall in the head-to-head series this season. In the... more
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