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Sabres Recall Burgdoerfer

December 5, 2016 - BUFFALO, N.Y. --- The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has recalled defenseman Erik Burgdoerfer from the Rochester Americans (AHL). Burgdoerfer (6'1", 207 lbs., 12/11/1988) joins the Sabres for the first time after signing as an unrestricted free agent on July 21, 2016. In 22 games for the Amerks this season, Burgdoerfer has seven assists and 24 penalty minutes. The Abington, Pennsylvania native has posted 35 points (7+28) and 145 penalty minutes in 157 career AHL games.... Full Story

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Amerks Weekly Schedule

December 4, 2016 - ***This Week's Top Storylines*** *The Amerks earned four out of a possible six points this past week which included two key wins over a pair of North Division rivals. Rochester began the week on the winning end of a 2-1 decision over the Utica Comets to snap a six-game skid before defeating the Toronto Marlies by a 3-2 score Friday on home ice. The Amerks opened the scoring in both contests, improving to 6-5-0-1 on the season when doing so. *The Amerks play their first full weekend away fr... Full Story

Knighthawks Knock off Black Wolves in Final Seconds

December 4, 2016 - Quinn Powless scored with 16.3 to play to give the Rochester Knighthawks a dramatic 9-8 victory over the New England Black Wolves Sunday afternoon at the Iroquois Lacrosse Arena. "We worked hard all game and were getting our chances on the power play," he said. "I just took the shot." Powless' power-play goal capped off a three-point night and completed a late two-goal comeback. Knighthawks' leading scorer Joe Resetarits tied the contest with his third of the game at 10:44 to finish the co... Full Story

Knighthawks Edged by Buffalo in Preseason Opener

December 3, 2016 - (December 3, 2016)... The Rochester Knighthawks dropped a close 12-10 preseason decision to the Buffalo Bandits this afternoon at the Iroquois Lacrosse Arena in Six Nations. Rochester was led by a six-point night from Dan Dawson (1+5) and three-point efforts from Cory Vitarelli (1+2) and Joe Resetarits (2+1), and rookies Josh Currier (2+1) and Kyle Jackson (2+1). "Heading into my first game, I was anxious and a little nervous, but I knew I was there for a reason," said Jackson. "I went out, r... Full Story

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December 3 AHL Rochester 0 at Syracuse 4 Final
December 2 AHL Toronto 2 at Rochester 3 Final
November 30 AHL Rochester 2 at Utica 1 Final
November 26 AHL Rochester 2 at Albany 4 Final
November 25 AHL Utica 5 at Rochester 2 Final
November 23 AHL Providence 6 at Rochester 4 Final
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