Category: Rochester Amerks

Amerks fall to Comets in Game 4

Amerks fall to Comets in Game 4

The Rochester Americans had a chance to close out the best-of-five North Division semifinal series on Tuesday night at the Blue Cross Arena with a win over the Utica Comets. However, they couldn’t get it done as they fell 4-2. Utica jumped out ... MORE
Amerks top Comets in OT to take 2-1 series lead

Amerks top Comets in OT to take 2-1 series lead

The Rochester Americans defeated the Utica Comets, 4-3, in overtime in Game 3 of the best-of-five North Division semifinal series on Sunday evening at the Blue Cross Arena. Rochester now leads the series 2-1 and is one win away from advancing to ... MORE
JJ Peterka nets hat trick as Amerks take Game 2 from Comets in OT

JJ Peterka nets hat trick as Amerks take Game 2 from Comets in OT

JJ Peterka netted a hat trick as the Rochester Americans defeated the Utica Comets, 4-3, in overtime in Game 2 of the best-of-five North Division semifinal series on Saturday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. Peterka scored the game-winner in overtime to give the Amerks ... MORE
Amerks blow two-goal lead, fall to Comets in Game 1

Amerks blow two-goal lead, fall to Comets in Game 1

The Rochester Americans fell to the Utica Comets, 6-3, on Tuesday night at the Adirondack Bank Center in Game 1 of the best-of-five North Division semifinal series. Rochester led 2-0 after the first period, but after that, it was all Utica. The Amerks were ... MORE
Brett Murray nets OT winner, Amerks advance to semifinals

Brett Murray nets OT winner, Amerks advance to semifinals

It took overtime once again, but the Rochester Americans defeated the Belleville Senators, 4-3, on Friday night at CAA Arena to advance to the North Division Semifinals. The victory marked Rochester’s first Calder Cup Playoff series win since 2005 and Brett Murray netted ... MORE
Sabres assign Peyton Krebs, Mattias Samuelsson to Amerks

Sabres assign Peyton Krebs, Mattias Samuelsson to Amerks

The Rochester Americans will be getting some help for the Calder Cup Playoffs. The Buffalo Sabres announced Sunday afternoon that they have assigned forward Peyton Krebs and defenseman Mattias Samuelsson to the Amerks. Krebs, 21, tallied 15 points (4 goals, 11 assists) in ... MORE
Amerks clinch playoff spot with Toronto’s regulation loss

Amerks clinch playoff berth with Toronto’s regulation loss

The Rochester Americans needed help from the Belleville Senators on Saturday afternoon in order to make the playoffs and they got it. Belleville defeated the Toronto Marlies in regulation, 5-2, and Rochester clinched a playoff berth. The Amerks are the fifth seed ... MORE
Amerks keep playoff hopes alive with win over Comets

Amerks keep playoff hopes alive with win over Comets

The Rochester Americans kept their playoff hopes alive with a 8-1 win over the Utica Comets in the regular-season finale on Friday night at the Blue Cross Arena. Rochester can clinch a playoff spot on Saturday if the Toronto Marlies lose in ... MORE
Syracuse Mets hang on for win over Rochester Red Wings

Syracuse Mets hang on for win over Rochester Red Wings

The Syracuse Mets snapped a two-kid skid and picked up their first win of the six-game series against the Rochester Red Wings with a 6-4 victory on Friday night at Frontier Field. Connor Grey got the start for Syracuse and allowed two ... MORE
Amerks forward Jack Quinn named AHL Rookie of the Year

Amerks forward Jack Quinn named AHL Rookie of the Year

The American Hockey League announced Friday that Rochester Americans forward Jack Quinn has been voted the winner of the Dudley (Red) Garrett Memorial Award as the AHL’s outstanding rookie for the 2021-22 season. The award was voted on by coaches, players and ... MORE
Sabres recall Michael Houser from Amerks, send Casey Fitzgerald to Rochester

Sabres recall Michael Houser from Amerks, send Casey Fitzgerald to Rochester

The Buffalo Sabres made some roster moves on Friday morning. The team recalled goaltender Michael Houser from the Rochester Americans and sent defenseman Casey Fitzgerald and goalie Aaron Dell to Rochester. Houser has appeared in two NHL games this season and is ... MORE
Rochester Red Wings, Syracuse Mets game postponed due to inclement weather

Rochester Red Wings, Syracuse Mets game postponed due to inclement weather

Wednesday’s game between the Rochester Red Wings and Syracuse Mets has been postponed due to inclement weather. The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader on Saturday, April 30 with the first game beginning at 1:05 p.m. The second ... MORE
Amerks forwards JJ Peterka, Jack Quinn named to AHL All-Rookie Team

Amerks forwards JJ Peterka, Jack Quinn named to AHL All-Rookie Team

The American Hockey League announced Wednesday that Rochester Americans forwards JJ Peterka and Jack Quinn have been named to the 2021-22 AHL All-Rookie Team. Peterka, who was drafted by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2020 NHL Draft, leads all AHL rookies with 64 ... MORE
Amerks blanked by Monsters, 2-0

Amerks blanked by Monsters, 2-0

The Rochester Americans were blanked by the Cleveland Monsters, 2-0, on Sunday afternoon at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. Rochester outshot Cleveland 38-22, but just couldn’t find the back of the net. Aaron Dell turned aside 20-of-22 shots. Thomas Schemitsch and Owen Sillinger scored ... MORE
Sabres reassign goaltender Aaron Dell to Amerks

Sabres reassign goaltender Aaron Dell to Amerks

The Buffalo Sabres announced Saturday night that they have reassigned goaltender Aaron Dell to the Rochester Americans. Dell served as Dustin Tokarski’s backup in Buffalo’s 5-3 win over the New York Islanders on Saturday. Craig Anderson was not available due to an ... MORE