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Amerks Fan Appreciation Night Set for Friday, April 18

April 8, 2014 - American Hockey League (AHL) Rochester Americans

(Rochester, NY)... The Rochester Americans will hold Fan Appreciation Night presented by Tops Friendly Markets during the team's final regular season home game on Friday, April 18 at The Blue Cross Arena versus the Syracuse Crunch. Tickets are available for just $10, courtesy of Tops.

As a way of thanking Amerks fans for the tremendous support they have once again shown the team this season, the Amerks will be giving away great prizes during the game, with select fans receiving the "jerseys off the backs" of the players following the game. The first 7,500 fans in attendance will receive a 2013-14 Amerks Team Photo courtesy of Tops Friendly Markets. In addition, The Amerks Team Store presented by ADPRO Sports will also be offering a 40% discount on all Amerks and Sabres merchandise, including jerseys, during the game.

The special $10 ticket offer is available online at www.amerks.com/tops, by phone at 1-855-GO-AMERKS or at The Blue Cross Arena Box Office. The Zweigle's Family Pack has also been expanded for Fan Appreciation Night, as fans will be able to purchase a game ticket, hot dog and soda for just $14 per person. That offer is available at www.amerks.com/familypacks.

The game will kick off with an Amerks Happy Hour, where fans 21 and over can enjoy live music and $2 Molson and Coors Light drafts in the Upper Atrium Bar from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The band Something Else will perform live during the Happy Hour as well as during the first intermission.

Just prior to the game, the Amerks 2013-14 Team Awards will be presented, including the Most Valuable Player, Most Improved Player, Rob Zabelny Unsung Hero and the Fairand O'Neil Sportsmanship Award. The winner of the "Tops 7th Man-Fan of the Year" contest will also be recognized while the winners of the Amerks Booster Club Awards, such as Rookie of the Year and Most Popular Player, will be announced.

Other prizes to be given away to select fans during the game will include a variety of Buffalo Sabres and Amerks autographed merchandise, gift cards to Tim Hortons Café and Bake Shop, and coupons from Amerks partners such as The Distillery, LA Fitness, Pulse Limo of WNY, Taco Bell, Wendy's and more. Throughout the game, select rows of seats will receive special food deliveries courtesy of The Blue Cross Arena's Savor Catering, while balloons will be dropped from the rafters that contain additional prizes inside them.

Special-edition Fan Appreciation Night Mystery Pucks will be available during the game as well, with each one signed by an Amerks player. The game will also be the final night of the Frozen Frontier Alumni Game-Worn Jersey auction, which will be located on the concourse and include such jerseys as Martin Biron, Andrew Peters, Randy Cunneyworth and Richie Dunn up for bid.

For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.amerks.com or call 1-855-GO-AMERKS.

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