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I have called Rochester my home since birth, never having lived or worked more than 10 miles from the house in which I grew up. While some may consider that crazy, I like to think it demonstrates just how much I love it here. ----- My love for hockey blossomed in the 90s, sparked by the Amerks Calder Cup championship of 1996. Some of the kids graduated to Buffalo and nearly helped give the Sabres a championship in 1999. The developmental pipeline continued into the new century as the Sabres sustained their dominance... before everything went wrong. ----- My favorite players through the decades - for better or for worse - have been Steve Sheilds, Drew Stafford, and Johan Larsson. I sure do know how to pick 'em... just like my favorite teams... I live so that one day I might finally see the Sabres, the Pirates, or the Bills finally win a championship. ----- By day I'm in tech support, but I spend most of my down time making music, playing or going to see live shows, and feeding three insatiable cats.

Amerks Weekly - Nov 20 - Nov 26

Amerks continue to win, but injuries are starting to become a concern

Amerks Weekly - Nov 13 - Nov 19

The Amerks will look to bounce back following an ugly loss in their only game last week.

Amerks Weekly - Nov 6 - Nov 13

Two big wins (games) and two big losses (injuries) lead the team into a quiet stretch of the season.

Amerks Weekly - Oct 30 - Nov 5

A blowout win, a wild win, and a shootout loss; five of six points will do just fine.

Amerks Weekly - Oct 23 - Oct 29

Lawrence Pilut’s return wasn’t enough to spark the team to any wins last week.

Amerks Weekly - Oct 16 - Oct 22

Off to a strong start with three wins in four games, the Amerks are poised to prove that they are still one of the best teams in the AHL.

Rochester Americans 2019-20 Season Preview

The Americans enter the 2019-20 season looking to make the Calder Cup Playoffs for the third-straight season.

Amerks Weekly - Apr 15 - Apr 21

The Amerks officially finish the regular season in second place in the division and will face Toronto in round one

Amerks Weekly - Apr 8 - Apr 14

Playoffs? Check. Home-ice in Round 1? Check. Division title? Check back next week...

Die By The Blade’s NHL Bracket Challenge League

The NHL is back with their yearly contest and we’ve got a league for you to enter your brackets.