Rochester Amerks AHL schedule released (Rochester D&C)
Rochester Americans’ 2012-13 schedule released (Niagara Gazette)
Amerks announce 2012-13 regular season schedule (Amerks.com)
Rochester Americans sign Fienhage to AHL contract (Amerks.com)
Archives for August 2012
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‘”I think they need someone like me,” Scott said. “The division they play in is super physical with Boston and Toronto. And Montreal kind of beefed up a little bit. That’s a huge reason — what happened with Miller last year. They’ve looked to get bigger. They got Steve Ott this year and a couple other guys who are bigger in size. I don’t think we’ll get pushed around this year. Not at all.”’
‘Makarov was rated as the seventh-best netminder eligible for the 2012 NHL draft in Central Scouting’s final rankings, but was not selected among the 211 players chosen June 22 and 23.’
‘”This is more an award from the community,” Jeanneret said. “I’ve had such a great association with the fans over the years. Getting into the Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame is almost like being elected by the fans.”‘
‘Only 111 of the Sabres’ 15,200 season tickets were not renewed for the 2012-13 season, marking the second-straight year with a 99 percent renewal rate.’
‘“We are proud and humbled by the record number of fans who renewed their season tickets for the 2012-13 Buffalo Sabres season,” said Sabres President Ted Black. “Of the 15,200 total season tickets sold in 2011-12, only 111 tickets –represented by 50 accounts – were not renewed.”’
Greece’s Derek Whitmore on hold as NHL labor talks continue (Rochester Democrat and Chronicle)
‘The 24-year-old had five goals, 23 points, 47 penalty minutes and a plus-10 rating in 65 games with Rochester last season.’
‘This year’s plan includes one Platinum game (Dec. 26, Washington), 10 Gold games, 15 Silver games, nine Bronze games and six Value games.’
‘Here’s what the Sabres’ lineup could look like on opening night…’.