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Amerks heading to Switzerland for Spengler Cup

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Announced earlier on Friday, the Rochester Americans have been invited to participate in the 2013…

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Former Griff Conacher tops ESPN’s NHL rookie rankings

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Expectations have been high for Cory Conacher, the pride of the Canisius Griffins’ men’s hockey program. Still, few anticipated his rise to the NHL—and ensuing success at the sport’s highest level.

According to ESPN…

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French Connection statue and Amerks highlight latest Sabres videos

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In episodes four and five of the Buffalo Sabres’ “Beyond Blue and Gold” web-series, fans get a behind-the-scenes look at the Rochester Americans and the French Connection statue.

The…

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Amerks to host Zubaz Party

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No longer just Bills fan attire, the Zubaz phenomenon has caught the attention of the Rochester Americans.

For the Dec. 21 game, fans can purchase $30 tickets which include one ticket to the…

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The Amerks return to Buffalo - VIDEO

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Who says there’s no hockey to see in Buffalo?

Since NHL lockout negotiations have gone on longer than expected, Buffalonians will get a treat next month when the Rochester…

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Amerks home game moved to Buffalo

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Looks like hockey will be happening in Buffalo next month.

In an announcement made today, the Rochester Americans will continue their 2012-2013 season with a home game hosted at First Niagara…

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Conacher captures AHL award for most outstanding rookie

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Former Canisius Griffin hockey standout Cory Conacher has reeled in another piece of hardware, capturing the prize for the American Hockey League’s most outstanding…

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Two former Canisius athletes doing work in pro ranks

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While this may not be the golden era of Canisius sports as a whole, individual Griffin athletes are taking accelerated routes to professional stardom.

Former Griffin forward Cory Conacher, plying his trade with Norfolk of the American Hockey League (AHL),…

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Former Canisius standout named AHL All-Star

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Known as the most prolific hockey scorer in the Canisius College hockey program’s history, Burlington, Ontario native Cory Conacher in making a name for himself in his rookie season in the AHL.

During the 2011-12 season, Conacher has accumulated 38…

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The Rochester Americans sing ‘12 Days of Hockey’

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To get in the holiday spirit, the Rochester Amerks—the Sabres AHL farm team—put together this cheerful “12 Days of hockey” video for their fans. There are few things in life more entertaining than a bunch of hockey players hitting the high…

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Cory Conacher is taking his talents to Virginia Beach

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{video_photo_caption}Cory Conacher of Canisius: Goin' Pro.

At 5’8, Martin St. Louis of the Tampa Bay Lightning is one of the most successful short men in the National Hockey League.  St. Louis has scored 298 goals and once had the pleasure of hoisting Lord Stanley’s Cup.  Not bad for a guy who barely…