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Sabres announce roster for 2021 Prospects Challenge

The Buffalo Sabres have announced their roster for the 2021 Prospects Challenge, which will be held from Sept. 17 to 19 at LECOM Harborcenter. Jack Quinn and J-J Peterka, Buffalo’s first- and second-round picks in the 2020 NHL Draft, are among the ... MORE
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Rochester Amerks announce preseason schedule

The Rochester Americans announced today their 2021-22 preseason schedule, which features a pair of divisional matchups against the Utica Comets and Syracuse Crunch. The Amerks visit the new-look Comets, who are entering their first season as the top affiliate of the New ... MORE
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Sabres announce 2021 Prospects Challenge

The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team will again host the Prospects Challenge from Sept. 17 to 19 at LECOM Harborcenter. The Sabres will be joined by the Boston Bruins and New Jersey Devils to compete in a round-robin challenge featuring prospects ... MORE
Amerks sign four players to AHL contracts

Amerks sign four players to AHL contracts

Rochester Americans General Manager Jason Karmanos announced today that the team has signed forward Dominic Franco and defensemen Mitch Eliot, Nick Boka and Matthew Cairns to one-year American Hockey League contracts for the 2021-22 season. Franco, 25, returns to Rochester after recording ... MORE
Sabres sign defenseman Casey Fitzgerald to two-year contract

Sabres sign defenseman Casey Fitzgerald to two-year contract

The Buffalo Sabres have re-signed defenseman Casey Fitzgerald to a two-year contract worth an average annual value of $750,000. Fitzgerald, 24, was drafted by the Sabres during the third round (86th overall) in 2016. He tallied a career-high 11 points (2+9) in ... MORE
Amerks sign five players to AHL contracts

Amerks sign five players to AHL contracts

Rochester Americans General Manager Jason Karmanos announced today that the team has signed forwards Ryan Scarfo, Lukas Craggs and Brendan Warren, defenseman Peter Tischke and goaltender Mat Robson to one-year, two-way American Hockey League contracts for the 2021-22 season. Scarfo, 27, returns ... MORE
Amerks sign two players to one-year deals

Amerks sign two players to one-year deals

Rochester Americans General Manager Jason Karmanos announced Friday the team has signed forward Mason Jobst and defenseman Josh Teves to one-year American Hockey League contracts for the 2021-22 season. Jobst, 27, comes to Rochester after splitting the 2020-21 campaign between the Bridgeport ... MORE
AHL announces major changes to Calder Cup format

AHL announces major changes to Calder Cup format

The American Hockey League Board of Governors has approved the qualification rules and format for the 2022 Calder Cup Playoffs. A total of 23 teams will qualify for postseason play when the 2021-22 regular season ends on April 24, with five rounds ... MORE
Amerks re-sign goalie Michael Houser to one-year deal

Amerks re-sign goalie Michael Houser to one-year deal

Rochester Americans General Manager Jason Karmanos announced today that the team has signed goaltender Michael Houser to a one-year American Hockey League contract for the 2021-22 season. Houser, 28, split last season between the Buffalo Sabres and Rochester Americans. He earned the ... MORE
Former Sabres on the move during free agency

Former Sabres on the move during free agency

Just shy of a week after NHL free agency opened, a majority of now-former Buffalo Sabres players who became free agents have signed contracts for the 2021-22 season. There are also a handful of Sabres alumni who have been on the move ... MORE
Amerks re-sign Michael Mersch to two-year deal

Amerks re-sign Michael Mersch to two-year deal

Rochester Americans General Manager Jason Karmanos announced today that the team has signed veteran forward Michael Mersch to a two-year American Hockey League contract. Mersch, 28, returns to the Amerks after finishing second on the team in points (19) and third in ... MORE
Former Buffalo Sabres captain Michael Peca named Rochester Americans assistant coach

Former Buffalo Sabres captain Michael Peca named Rochester Americans assistant coach

Rochester Americans General Manager Jason Karmanos announced today the appointment of Michael Peca as assistant coach. Peca replaces Adam Mair, who was recently named director of player development for the Buffalo Sabres. “Michael brings a wealth of experience as both a player ... MORE
Sabres re-sign forward Rasmus Asplund to two-year contract

Sabres re-sign forward Rasmus Asplund to two-year contract

The Buffalo Sabres have re-signed forward Rasmus Asplund to a two-year contract worth an average annual value of $825,000. Asplund saw increased opportunity during the final 23 games of last season under coach Don Granato, during which he tallied 10 points (6+4) ... MORE
Sabres sign forward Ryan MacInnis to one-year contract

Sabres sign forward Ryan MacInnis to one-year contract

The Buffalo Sabres have signed forward Ryan MacInnis to a one-year contract worth $750,000, the team announced Friday. MacInnis, 25, appeared in 16 games with the Columbus Blue Jackets last season. He tallied two points (1+1) in five contests with the AHL ... MORE
Sabres announce changes to coaching, development staffs

Sabres announce changes to coaching, development staffs

The Buffalo Sabres today announced the following changes to the team’s coaching and development staffs: Jason Christie, Matt Ellis and Marty Wilford have been hired as assistant coaches and Justin White has been hired as video coordinator. Assistant coach Mike Bales and ... MORE
Sabres sign defenseman Ethan Prow to one-year contract

Sabres sign defenseman Ethan Prow to one-year contract

The Buffalo Sabres have signed defenseman Ethan Prow to a 1-year contract worth $750,000, the team announced Thursday. Prow, 28, tallied 20 points (4+16) in 26 games last season with EHC Munchen in Germany. He has appeared in 215 career AHL games ... MORE
Sabres, goalie Aaron Dell agree to one-year contract

Sabres, goalie Aaron Dell agree to one-year contract

The Buffalo Sabres have signed goaltender Aaron Dell to a one-year contract worth $750,000, the team announced Wednesday evening. Dell, 32, has played in 114 NHL games, going 49-39-12 with a 2.83 goals-against average and a .906 save percentage. He began his ... MORE
Syracuse Crunch add former Rochester Amerks forward Remi Elie

Syracuse Crunch add former Rochester Amerks forward Remi Elie

The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed forward Remi Elie to a one-year, two-way contract today, vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois announced. Elie, 6-foot-1, 215 pounds, played in 28 games for the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League in 2020-21, ... MORE