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Amerks Announce 2016-17 Regular Season Schedule

August 22, 2016 - Rochester, NY - The Rochester Americans announced today their schedule for the 2016-17 American Hockey League regular season. The Amerks will open their 61st AHL season - and 35th as the affiliate of the Buffalo Sabres - at 7:05 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 14 versus the Hershey Bears at The Blue Cross Arena. The Amerks, who remain in the North Division of the Eastern Conference, will again play a 76-game regular season schedule (38 home games and 38 road games). Head Coach Dan Lambert and the Amerks will play 26 of their 38 home... Full Story

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Amerks' Weisbeck to be Inducted into Frontier Field Walk of Fame

August 3, 2016 - Rochester, NY - Rochester Americans Assistant Athletic Trainer Kent Weisbeck, a longtime member of the Amerks organization, will be inducted into the Frontier Field Walk of Fame as a member of the Class of 2016 on Sunday, Aug. 14 prior to the 1:35 p.m. game between the Rochester Red Wings and Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders. Since 1997, a special section at the center of Frontier Field's Walk of Fame has been designated to Rochester's sports legends. These individuals (fans, players, management and media spanning Rochest... Full Story

Amerks Sign Goaltender John Muse to AHL Contract

July 21, 2016 - Rochester, NY- The Rochester Americans announced today that the team has signed goaltender John Muse to a one-year American Hockey League contract. Muse, 27, split last season between the AHL's Texas Stars and Charlotte Checkers, posting a combined record of 18-9-4 with a 2.52 goals against average and a .911 save percentage in 37 games played. He finished the 2015-16 season as the Checkers' all-time career leader in wins (63) and games played (125) over parts of five seasons with the club. In 145 career AHL games with Ch... Full Story

Amerks Sign Bennett and Muzito-Bagenda to AHL Contracts

July 2, 2016 - (Rochester, NY) - The Rochester Americans announced today that the team has signed defenseman Mac Bennett and forward Daniel Muzito-Bagenda to one-year American Hockey League contracts. Bennett, 25, played in 35 AHL games last season with the St. John's IceCaps, recording three points (1+2) and 30 penalty minutes. He also appeared in four games with the ECHL's Brampton Beast. In 2014-15, the 6-foot, 189-pound native of Narragansett, Rhode Island, registered 12 points (4+8) and 10 penalty minutes in 59 AHL games with the... Full Story


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