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Amerks forward Jack Quinn takes over AHL scoring lead

Jack Quinn, Buffalo’s top pick in the 2020 NHL Draft, has been having a sensational rookie season with the Rochester Americans so far. Through 17 games, the forward has 11 goals and 24 points, which are both tops in the AHL. His ... MORE
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Amerks sign defenseman Wyatt Edge to Professional Tryout

Rochester Americans General Manager Jason Karmanos announced Tuesday night that the team has signed defenseman Wyatt Ege to a Professional Tryout (PTO). Ege, 26, joins the Amerks after starting the 2021-22 season with three goals and six assists for nine points in ... MORE
Sabres sign Mark Jankowski; Arttu Ruotsalainen sent to Amerks

Sabres sign Mark Jankowski; Arttu Ruotsalainen sent to Amerks

The Buffalo Sabres have signed forward Mark Jankowski to a one-year deal with an average annual value of $750,000, the team announced Sunday. Jankowski, 27, joined the Rochester Americans on a one-year AHL contract on Oct. 15. He ranks fifth on the ... MORE
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Crunch surpassed by Amerks, 4-2

The Syracuse Crunch were surpassed by the Rochester Americans, 4-2, tonight at the Upstate Medical University Arena. The loss puts the Crunch at 6-8-2-1 on the season and 0-2-0-0 in the 12-game season series against the Amerks. Crunch goaltender Amir Miftakhov stopped ... MORE
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Amerks cruise to 7-3 win over Bears

The Rochester Americans (10-6-0-0) stormed out to a 4-0 lead and never looked back on their way to a 7-3 drubbing of the Hershey Bears (8-6-2-1) Friday night in a battle of the American Hockey League’s cornerstone franchises at The Blue Cross ... MORE
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Sabres recall forward Brett Murray from Amerks

The Buffalo Sabres have recalled forward Brett Murray from the Rochester Americans (AHL), the announced Friday afternoon. Murray has seven points (6+1) in nine AHL games this season. He scored in Rochester’s win over Utica on Wednesday. BRETT MURRAY LET'S GOOOOOO pic.twitter.com/SXHzj4ZbnX ... MORE
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Could Sabres look to Amerks goalie Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen for help?

Given the Sabres’ recent goaltending woes, the rebuilding team could be forced to award prospect Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen a look soon. Maybe Luukkonen would stay for just a game or two. Or perhaps he might receive regular action while No. 1 goalie Craig ... MORE
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Amerks hand Comets first loss of season

A pair of third-period goals, including Sean Malone’s empty-net tally, proved to be the difference as the Rochester Americans (9-6-0-0) defeated the first-place Utica Comets (13-1-0-0) Wednesday night at the Adirondack Bank Center. The matchup was the fourth of the season between ... MORE
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Amerks comeback falls short in Utica

A late-game rally by the Rochester Americans (8-6-0-0) came up short as the Amerks fell behind early to the first-place Utica Comets (13-0-0-0) and were never able to recover, ultimately dropping a 5-3 decision to the AHL’s only undefeated team Saturday at ... MORE
Amerks top Phantoms in shootout

Amerks top Phantoms in shootout

Rookie forwards Jack Quinn and JJ Peterka both dazzled in their first shootout of the season to lead the Rochester Americans (8-5-0-0) to a 5-4 victory over the Lehigh Valley Phantoms (3-8-3-1) Friday at The Blue Cross Arena. With the win, the ... MORE
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Amerks come up short to first-place Comets

The Rochester Americans (7-5-0-0) held the first-place Utica Comets (11-0-0-0) to a season-low 12 shots on goal, but a fortuitous bounce ended up being the difference for the Comets, who came away with a 3-2 victory Wednesday night at The Blue Cross ... MORE
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Amerks goaltender Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen named AHL Player of the Week

The American Hockey League announced today that Rochester Americans goaltender Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen has been selected as the AHL Player of the Week for the period ending November 14, 2021. Luukkonen made three starts last week and faced a fusillade of 117 shots, ... MORE
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Sabres recall forward Brett Murray from Amerks

The Buffalo Sabres have recalled forward Brett Murray from the Rochester Americans, the team announced Monday. Murray has skated in one game this season, logging 11:06 of ice time on October 31 in Los Angeles. He’s played in three NHL games in ... MORE
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Amerks blank Monsters, 4-0

Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen stopped all 32 shots he faced for his fist American Hockey League shutout to backstop the Rochester Americans (7-4-0-0) to a 4-0 win over the Cleveland Monsters (5-2-1-3) Saturday at The Blue Cross Arena. Amerks forwards JJ Peterka (1+1) and ... MORE
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Amerks edged by Monsters in back-and-forth affair

The Rochester Americans (6-4-0-0) held a one-goal lead on three different occasions only to see the Cleveland Monsters (5-2-1-3) fight their way back each time before ultimately prevailing for a 4-3 win in the first of back-to-back meetings between the two teams ... MORE