Amerks announce 2020-21 regular season schedule

Amerks announce 2020-21 regular season schedule

The Rochester Americans announced their schedule for the 2020-21 American Hockey League regular season, presented exclusively by Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino. The Amerks will open their 65th AHL season – and 39th as the primary affiliate of the Buffalo Sabres – on Friday, Feb. 5 at 7:05 p.m. against the Utica Comets at The Blue Cross Arena…

Amerks to open season on February 5th

Amerks to open season on February 5th

The American Hockey League announced today that the upcoming 2020-21 regular season will begin league play on Friday, Feb. 5 with the Rochester Americans included in the league’s return to play protocol. The upcoming season will be Rochester’s 65th in the AHL and 39th as the top affiliate of the Buffalo Sabres…

Paetsch announces retirement from pro hockey

Paetsch announces retirement from pro hockey

Rochester Americans defenseman and assistant captain Nathan Paetsch has announced his retirement from professional hockey, ending a 17-year playing career with nearly 900 games in the National Hockey League, American Hockey League and the Deutsche Eishockey Liga in Germany…

Smith signs one-year deal with Amerks

Smith signs one-year deal with Amerks

Smith, 28, returns for his fourth season in Rochester after recording five points (1+4) and ranking second on the team with 63 penalty minutes in 42 games with the Amerks last season. He also made his NHL debut on Dec. 31 against the Tampa Bay Lightning after signing a two-way contract with the Buffalo Sabres for the remainder of the 2019-20 season…