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Amerks, University of Rochester Partner to Offer Employee Discount

October 24, 2016 - American Hockey League (AHL) - Rochester Americans News Release

Rochester, NY- The Rochester Americans announced today that the team has partnered with the University of Rochester on a season-long Employee Discount Program for the 2016-17 American Hockey League season.

"The Amerks are a hockey tradition here in Rochester and the game experience is great for friends and families," said Anthony D. Kinslow, Associate Vice President for Human Resources and Chief Human Resources Officer of University of Rochester. "The University of Rochester is happy to partner with the Amerks organization to make it even easier for our faculty and staff to get out to Blue Cross Arena and support the team."

"The University of Rochester has been a longtime supporter of the Amerks organization and this unique program offers a great opportunity for everyone within the U of R family to enjoy an Amerks game this season," said Rob Kopacz, Vice President of Business Operations of the Amerks. "We're proud to be able to partner with the University of Rochester to make Amerks hockey more accessible to their employees' families and welcome the opportunity to work with other community organizations to offer similar programming."

All University of Rochester faculty, staff and families can save up to 40% off Box Office pricing on all seating locations for all 34 remaining Amerks home games at The Blue Cross Arena this season. Tickets start as low as just $12 and can be purchased online at or by presenting your University-issued employee ID at The Blue Cross Arena Box Office.

If your company is interested in participating in a similar program with the Amerks, please contact Chris LaFlair at (585) 286-9932 or

Rochester's next home game is on Friday, Nov. 4 as the Amerks take on the Syracuse Crunch at The Blue Cross Arena. Individual game tickets for the 2016-17 season start at just $12. Amerks Season Ticket Memberships, which start as low as just $10 per game, are on-sale now. The Amerks are also offering a variety of partial plans, including Half-Season Memberships and Flex Season Memberships with vouchers good for best available seat to any home game. 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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