Winding road leads Kennedy back

After traveling for more than 30 hours from Sweden to Buffalo, Tim Kennedy was ready to restart his life in Rochester. It almost didn’t happen.

O’Reilly a huge factor for Amerks

Cal O’Reilly has been here before. His stick can get hotter than a blacksmith’s forge, making his start impressive but not surprising.

Mr. Amerk Jody Gage knows a 4-goal debut

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.

Amerks relying on rookie Nylander

Alex Nylander gives the Rochester Americans — and eventually the parent Buffalo Sabres — something they don’t have an abundance of.