The Rochester Americans roster adds 15 newcomers from a season ago, but three last names have seen the backs of Amerks jerseys before.
The career paths for Hudson Fasching and Casey Nelson have run parallel early on, including both players making their AHL debuts this weekend.
Despite being only 18, Rochester Americans forward Alex Nylander has been very much at home in the AHL so far.
Mr. Amerk, Jody Gage, scored four goals in his professional debut, finding the net four times for the American Hockey League’s Adirondack Red Wings in an 8-3 franchise-christening victory over the Hershey Bears in Glens Falls on Oct. 11, 1979.
Alex Nylander gives the Rochester Americans — and eventually the parent Buffalo Sabres — something they don’t have an abundance of.
There are those who believe that beyond the present frustration or disappointment, there is a greater purpose to be enjoyed.
Rochester Americans Hall of Famer Richie Dunn, whose smile and laughter eased the tension and pressure at crunch time, has died.
The Rochester Americans have signed defenseman Tyson Strachan to a one-year American Hockey League contract.