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Amerks and Perry's Ice Cream Bring Back "Players Pick Perry's" Sweepstakes

March 21, 2018 - American Hockey League (AHL) - Rochester Americans News Release

(Rochester, NY) - The Rochester Americans and Perry's Ice Cream have teamed up again to bring fans the "Players Pick Perry's" Sweepstakes, which will run from Wednesday, Mar. 21 to Sunday, Apr. 1.

For the third straight year, fans will have the chance to guess the favorite Perry's Ice Cream flavor of different Amerks players by visiting Different player videos will be posted every three days throughout the contest, encouraging fans to guess which Perry's retro quart flavor is their favorite. Anyone who guesses correctly throughout the contest will be entered into a sweepstakes to win a special prize.

"As the official ice cream of the Amerks, we love giving fans the opportunity for an exclusive experience to meet the team over a bowl (or cone!) of our products made right here in Western New York for 100 years," said Marissa Wilson, Communications Manager at Perry's. "This promotion has been both fun and engaging for fans and we look forward to seeing which retro flavor the players pick as their favorites!"

One Grand Prize winner will win a special VIP Amerks Experience. The winning fan and three guests will receive the opportunity to watch the Amerks practice on Tuesday, Apr. 10 at The Blue Cross Arena, receive Amerks apparel, tour the Amerks locker room and enjoy an Ice Cream Social after practice with select Amerks players. In addition, the lucky winner will receive the Ultimate Fan Pack (valued at $128.56), consisting of eight free Perry's Pints, Quarts and Family Size cartons of ice cream (1.5 QTS).

The 1st Prize winner will receive an autographed Amerks jersey and a $25 Fun Pack of Perry's coupons, while the 2nd Prize winner will receive four tickets to the Amerks 2017-18 regular season home finale on Friday, Apr. 13 against the Belleville Senators as well as a $25 Fun pack of Perry's coupons.

This year, Perry's Ice Cream is celebrating their 100-year anniversary with the release of four limited-edition retro flavors, including Parkerhouse, Heavenly Hash, Butterscotch Sundae and Malt Shoppe.

As part of the celebration, all premium ice cream flavors are available in retro themed 1.50-quart packages and include the following:

Parkerhouse (circa 1950s) - Amaretto ice cream with maraschino cherries

Heavenly Hash (circa 1970s) - Chocolate and marshmallow swirled ice cream with swiss chips and roasted almonds

Butterscotch Sundae (circa 1980s) - Butterscotch ice cream with salty butterscotch swirls and roasted peanuts

Malt Shoppe (circa 1990s) - Malted vanilla ice cream with chocolate chips

In addition to the release of the retro flavors this spring, Perry's is honoring their centennial throughout the coming months with several special promotions, and the release of a special-edition "The Good Stuff" flavor in scoop shops, which consists of yellow cake ice cream with strawberry swirls and panda paw cups filled with strawberry cream.

Limited-edition retro flavors are available for purchase at Dash's Market, Shurfine, Tops Friendly Markets, Wegmans, and stores throughout Western New York, Pennsylvania and the greater Virginia/Maryland region (exclusively at Wegmans locations). The retro flavors are also available for purchase online. Select Perry's Ice Cream scoop shops will carry Parkerhouse and Heavenly Hash.

Individual game tickets for the 2017-18 season start at just $14, while Amerks 2018-19 Season Ticket Memberships, which start as low as just $10 per game, are on-sale now. All memberships are up to 40% off Box Office day of game pricing. For more information, visit or call 1-855-GO-AMERKS.

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