Sabres recall Johansson; Amerks bring up Luukkonen

Sabres recall Johansson; Amerks bring up Luukkonen

The Buffalo Sabres announced today that the team has recalled goaltenderJonas Johansson from the Rochester Americans (AHL). In a corresponding move, Amerks General Manager Randy Sexton announced that the team has recalled goaltender Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen from the Cincinnati Cyclones (ECHL)…

Amerk fans flock to see Jim Kelly

Amerk fans flock to see Jim Kelly

The line of Kelly autograph seekers stretched from the landing in the atrium, where he signed, through the concourse along the river side of Blue Cross Arena at the War Memorial and continued all the way to the Caraglio’s pizza stand in the southeast corner of the building…

Amerks halt skid with win in Cleveland

Amerks halt skid with win in Cleveland

The Rochester Americans (22-13-2-4) and Cleveland Monsters (18-20-2-2) each traded a pair of goals in regulation before Lawrence Pilut delivered the game-winner with 1:36 remaining in overtime as the Amerks snapped out of a seven-game skid with a 3-2 win over the Monsters Wednesday at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse…

Amerks blanked by Phantoms

Amerks blanked by Phantoms

The Rochester Americans (21-12-2-4) fell into a two-goal deficit midway through the first period against the Lehigh Valley Phantoms (18-19-1-4) and could not muster any offense as they suffered a 4-0 defeat Saturday night at the PPL Center…

Amerks drop heartbreaker to Syracuse

Amerks drop heartbreaker to Syracuse

The Rochester Americans (21-11-2-3) took a two-goal advantage going into the second intermission Saturday night at Upstate Medical University Arena, but the Syracuse Crunch (18-16-2-1) scored four times during the third period, including three unanswered goals over the final 11:24 of regulation, to escape with a 5-4 win. The contest was the fourth between the two clubs this season and all four have been one-goal outcomes…