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Amerks rally in third, top Wolf Pack in shootout

Amerks rally in third, top Wolf Pack in shootout
By scoring twice in the final period of regulation, the Rochester Americans (3-1-0-0) closed out their three-in-three weekend with an incredible come-from-behind shootout victory over the Hartford Wolf Pack (3-0-0-1) Sunday afternoon at the XL Center. Tage Thompson picked up his second multi-point effort of the season with two assists to lead Rochester to its first shootout win of the campaign.... more

Amerks come up short in 3-2 loss to Bruins

Amerks come up short in 3-2 loss to Bruins
A late goal by the Providence Bruins (3-0-0-0) in the final minute of regulation ultimately proved to be the difference as the Rochester Americans (2-1-0-0) came up short in suffering their first loss of the 2019-20 season Saturday at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center. Amerks forward Jean-Sebastien Dea scored his first goal of the season and as an Amerk while C.J. Smith also... more

Amerks start season 2-0 after road win over Springfield

Amerks start season 2-0 after road win over Springfield
On the heels of a dominating third-period performance where the Rochester Americans (2-0-0-0) outshot the Springfield Thunderbirds (1-2-0-0) 18-5, the Amerks opened the first game of their three-in-three weekend with a 2-1 victory Friday night at the MassMutual Center. Amerks forward Kevin Porter scored his first goal of the season midway through the second period while Andrew Oglevie tallied his second in... more

Amerks open season with 3-2 win over Crunch in overtime

Amerks open season with 3-2 win over Crunch in overtime
On the strength of a pair of goals from forward Tage Thompson, including the game-winner with 43 seconds left in overtime, the Rochester Americans (1-0-0-0) opened their 64th season in the American Hockey League with a 3-2 win over the Syracuse Crunch (0-0-1-0) Friday night at The Blue Cross Arena. Along with Thompson, who has 11 points (8+3) in his last... more

There’s no way to sugar-coat this Amerks playoff flop

There’s no way to sugar-coat this Amerks playoff flop
The team and league record books will forever show the Rochester Americans had a very good season in 2018-19. They’ll be nothing but lies. Oh, that 46-23-5-2 record and 99 points the Amerks piled up will always look nice. But looks are deceiving. This franchise is far beyond taking consolation in regular-season accolades. When you haven’t won a playoff game... more

Amerks backs against the wall after losing lead and dropping Game 2 in OT to Toronto

Amerks backs against the wall after losing lead and dropping Game 2 in OT to Toronto
The Easter Bunny handing out eggs to the kids wasn’t the only one with a hop in his step Sunday at Blue Cross Arena. Jeremy Bracco scored the game-tying goal early in the third period, then netted the game-winner 2:20 into overtime, lifting the Toronto Marlies to a 3-2 victory over the Rochester Americans and a 2-0 lead in games... more

Amerks continue playoff drought against Toronto with ringing pipes, leaky defense in Game 1

Amerks continue playoff drought against Toronto with ringing pipes, leaky defense in Game 1
In two previous Calder Cup playoff series, the Toronto Marlies never lost a game to the Rochester Americans. They’re still perfect. Paced by Buffalo native Chris Mueller’s two goals and the solid goaltending of Kasimir Kaskisuo, who turned back 29 shots, Toronto beat Rochester 4-1 Friday at the Blue Cross Arena at the Community War Memorial, taking Game 1 of... more

Crunch pull away for a 6-1 win over Amerks (highlights)

Crunch pull away for a 6-1 win over Amerks (highlights)
It’s quite possibly the biggest weekend of the year for the Amerks. Entering Friday’s game against Syracuse, the Amerks were three points behind the crunch for first place in the division with just six games left in the season. Friday night began a home-and-home with the crunch, so the Amerks could make this a really tight race with a win... more

Amerks clinch playoff berth with win over Binghamton

Amerks clinch playoff berth with win over Binghamton
The Rochester Amerks are playoff-bound for the second straight year after defeating Binghamton 6-4. The Amerks had to win, lose in overtime, or lose in a shootout to clinch the spot, and they did so in a comeback victory. CJ Smith led the Amerks with two goals while Eric Cornel notched a goal and an assist… WHEC: Read More With... more

Amerks hit the ice at first day of training camp

Amerks hit the ice at first day of training camp
After reaching the playoffs for the first time in four years, it was time to get back to work for the Amerks. Monday was the first day of training camp for Rochester, but unlike many previous seasons, this year’s team is loaded with veterans and returning players who built up the core of last year’s playoff team. Chris Taylor is... more

Warren “absolutely” wants Pegulas running Blue Cross Arena long-term

Mayor Lovely Warren introduced Pegula Sports as the interim manager of Blue Cross Arena on Friday, with an eye toward a long-term deal. “Absolutely that is the plan,” she said when asked if the city wanted the Rochester Americans, Buffalo Sabres and Buffalo Bills owners in charge from now on. The interim pact will run from Aug. 1 through Dec.... more

Amerks announce 2018-19 regular season schedule

The Rochester Americans announced today their schedule for the 2018-19 American Hockey League regular-season. The Amerks will open their 63rd AHL season – and 37th as the affiliate of the Buffalo Sabres – on Friday, Oct. 5 at 7:05 p.m. against the Charlotte Checkers at The Blue Cross Arena. The Home Opener will be part of a season-opening three-game homestand... more

CALDER CUP: Amerks vs. Crunch in round one of playoffs

The wait is finally over and the time has come. It is officially the postseason. Back in march, the Rochester Amerks earned their first playoff berth since 2014, and have now locked up the third seed in the AHL North Division standings. They will now battle second seeded Syracuse in the opening round. Syracuse has the higher seeding so they... more

Point streak reaches ten games for Amerks

The Rochester Americans (15-5-3-3) allowed an opening goal just 1:27 after the opening face-off to the Utica Comets (10-11-3-1) Wednesday night at The Blue Cross Arena, but responded with three unanswered goals to push their season-long point-streak to 10 straight games. With the 3-1 win, the 10-game point streak is Rochester’s longest since the team tied a franchise record with... more
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