It was a trade made with one purpose in mind, one mutual goal: An attempt by two struggling American Hockey League clubs to shake things up.
Following last season’s success, Nick Baptiste wanted to take the next step to build on everything he was able to accomplish as a rookie.
It’s well after midnight in Stockholm and Michael Nylander is sitting in his living room. On one side of him is a television. On the other, a computer.
Although Erik Burgdoerfer’s first stint in the NHL was brief and mostly unremarkable, it served as a lesson in determination.
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.
The Rochester Americans have acquired forward Tim Kennedy on assignment from the Charlotte Checkers.
William Carrier’s first five games have shown a good deal of promise and coach Dan Bylsma rewarded him with a spot on the Sabres’ top line.
Cal O’Reilly has been here before. His stick can get hotter than a blacksmith’s forge, making his start impressive but not surprising.
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.