Team Facts
Plays in American Hockey League Team colours Red + Blue + White Town Rochester, NY, USA Founded 1956

2022-2023 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S Ctrct
GOALTENDERS
#29 Michael Houser (G) 30 1992 Youngstown, OH, USA 6'1" 185 L 22/23
#47 Malcolm Subban (G) Buffalo Sabres 28 1993 Toronto, ON, CAN 6'2" 216 L 22/23
DEFENSEMEN
#43 Matt Bartkowski (D) 34 1988 Pittsburgh, PA, USA 6'1" 196 L Try-out
#56 Kale Clague (D) Buffalo Sabres 24 1998 Regina, SK, CAN 6'0" 176 L 22/23
#4 Jérémy Davies (D) Buffalo Sabres 26 1996 Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC, CAN 5'11" 181 L 22/23
#52
Mitch Eliot (D) 24 1998 Orange County, CA, USA 6'0" 190 R 22/23
#2 Oskari Laaksonen (D) Buffalo Sabres 23 1999 Tampere, FIN 6'1" 172 R 22/23
#27 Chase Priskie (D) Buffalo Sabres 26 1996 Pembroke Pines, FL, USA 6'0" 185 R 22/23
#7 Ethan Prow (D)   “A” 30 1992 Sauk Rapids, MN, USA 5'11" 183 R 23/24
#16 Peter Tischke (D) 26 1996 Hinsdale, IL, USA 6'1" 216 L 22/23
FORWARDS
#10 Brandon Biro (LW) Buffalo Sabres 24 1998 Sherwood Park, AB, CAN 5'11" 170 L 23/24
#96 Anders Bjork (LW/RW) Buffalo Sabres 26 1996 Mequon, WI, USA 6'0" 196 L 22/23
#71 Filip Cederqvist (LW/C) Buffalo Sabres 22 2000 Skara, SWE 6'2" 207 L 23/24
#26 Mason Jobst (C/LW) 28 1994 Speedway, IN, USA 5'8" 185 L 22/23
#51 Alexander Kisakov (LW/C) Buffalo Sabres 20 2002 Solikamsk, RUS 5'10" 150 L 24/25
#44 Tyson Kozak (C) Buffalo Sabres 19 2002 Souris, MB, CAN 5'11" 165 L 24/25
#25 Jiri Kulich (C) Buffalo Sabres 18 2004 Kadan, CZE 6'0" 179 L 24/25
#17 Sean Malone (C) Buffalo Sabres 27 1995 Buffalo, NY, USA 6'0" 196 L 22/23
#28 Michael Mersch (LW)   “C” 30 1992 Park Ridge, IL, USA 6'2" 209 L 23/24
#81 Brett Murray (LW) Buffalo Sabres 24 1998 Bolton, ON, CAN 6'5" 227 L 22/23
#21 Kohen Olischefski (RW) 24 1998 Abbotsford, BC, CAN 6'1" 187 R 22/23
#18 Isak Rosén (W/C) Buffalo Sabres 19 2003 Stockholm, SWE 5'11" 163 L 24/25
#11 Lukas Rousek (RW/LW) Buffalo Sabres 23 1999 Ostrov nad Ohri, CZE 5'11" 172 L 22/23
#45 Brendan Warren (LW/C) 25 1997 Carleton, MI, USA 6'0" 192 L 22/23
#13 Linus Weissbach (LW) Buffalo Sabres 24 1998 Göteborg, SWE 5'10" 176 L 22/23
Position: G: 2, D: 8, F: 15 | Av Age: 24.96 years | Av Ht: 6'0" | Av Wt: 187 lbs | Compare with other teams
Demographics
Nationality
Team Facts
Nationalities 11 players
7 players
3 players
2 players
1 player
1 player
Experience Rochester Americans: 1 287 GP
NHL: 696 GP
WC: 5 GP
SHL: 167 GP
HockeyAllsvenskan: 67 GP
Liiga: 133 GP
KHL: 4 GP
Czechia: 218 GP
AHL: 3 098 GP
DEL: 26 GP
Affiliated Team(s) Buffalo Sabres (NHL)
Cincinnati Cyclones (ECHL)
Team Captains
Team captaincy history
Arena Information
Arena Name Blue Cross Arena at the War Memorial Location Rochester, NY, USA Capacity 10 424 Construction Year 1955
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Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
11/29/2022
11/29/2022 Confirmed Leaving Brandon Davidson (D) Leaving for Cleveland Monsters
11/26/2022
11/26/2022 Up/Down Leaving Beck Warm (G) Leaving for Cincinnati Cyclones
11/25/2022
11/25/2022 Up/Down Leaving Matej Pekar (F) Leaving for Cincinnati Cyclones
11/23/2022
11/23/2022 Up/Down Joining Beck Warm (G) Joining from Cincinnati Cyclones
11/20/2022
11/20/2022 Up/Down Joining Anders Bjork (F) Joining from Buffalo Sabres
11/17/2022
11/17/2022 Up/Down Leaving Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen (G) Leaving for Buffalo Sabres
11/16/2022
11/16/2022 Up/Down Leaving Zach Berzolla (D) Leaving for Cincinnati Cyclones
11/16/2022 Up/Down Leaving Anders Bjork (F) Leaving for Buffalo Sabres
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
1993-1994 AHL 80 31 15 34 - - 277 300 77 0.96 4 Division Semifinal loss
1994-1995 AHL 80 35 7 38 - - 300 304 77 0.96 4 Division Semifinal loss
1995-1996 AHL 80 37 5 34 - 4 294 297 83 1.04 3 Champion
1996-1997 AHL 80 40 9 30 - 1 298 257 90 1.13 1 Conference SF loss
1997-1998 AHL 80 30 12 38 - 0 238 260 72 0.90 5 Conference QF loss
1998-1999 AHL 80 52 6 21 - 1 287 176 111 1.39 1 Final loss
1999-2000 AHL 80 46 9 22 - 3 247 201 104 1.30 1 Final loss
2000-2001 AHL 80 46 9 22 - 3 224 192 104 1.30 1 Conference QF loss
2001-2002 AHL 80 32 15 30 - 3 206 211 82 1.03 2 Playoffs Qualifier loss
2002-2003 AHL 80 31 14 30 - 5 219 221 81 1.01 2 Playoffs Qualifier loss
2003-2004 AHL 80 37 10 28 - 5 207 188 89 1.11 3 Conference Final loss
2004-2005 AHL 80 51 - 19 - 10 243 208 112 1.40 1 Conference SF loss
2005-2006 AHL 80 30 - 39 7 4 261 270 78 0.98 5 Did not make playoffs
2006-2007 AHL 80 41 - 30 9 2 269 250 98 1.23 2 Conference QF loss
2007-2008 AHL 80 17 - 46 7 10 197 291 58 0.73 7 Did not make playoffs
2008-2009 AHL 80 22 - 43 7 8 184 259 66 0.83 7 Did not make playoffs
2009-2010 AHL 80 36 - 33 8 3 253 247 91 1.14 2 Conference QF loss
2010-2011 AHL 80 31 - 39 5 5 218 266 72 0.90 7 Did not make playoffs
2011-2012 AHL 76 26 - 26 10 14 224 221 86 1.13 2 Conference QF loss
2012-2013 AHL 76 31 - 29 12 4 234 209 90 1.18 2 Conference QF loss
2013-2014 AHL 76 37 - 28 - 11 216 217 85 1.12 2 Conference QF loss
2014-2015 AHL 76 23 - 41 6 6 209 251 64 0.84 5 Did not make playoffs
2015-2016 AHL 76 34 - 38 - 4 199 249 72 0.95 6 Did not make playoffs
2016-2017 AHL 76 32 - 41 - 3 205 240 67 0.88 6 Did not make playoffs
2017-2018 AHL 76 37 - 22 - 17 234 221 91 1.20 3 Conference QF loss
2018-2019 AHL 76 46 - 23 - 7 254 218 99 1.30 2 Conference QF loss
2019-2020 AHL 62 33 - 20 - 9 181 173 75 1.21 2 Playoffs Cancelled
2020-2021 AHL 29 11 - 15 - 3 89 116 25 0.86 6 No playoffs held
2021-2022 AHL 76 37 - 29 - 10 254 270 84 1.11 5 Division Final loss
2022-2023 AHL 20 11 - 7 - 2 67 68 24 1.20 2 -
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Tournament Statistics
Season Tournament GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
1996-1997 Spengler Cup 4 2 - 2 - - 13 19 4 1.00 3 Did not make playoffs
2013-2014 Spengler Cup 2 0 - 2 0 0 3 9 0 0.00 3 Playoffs Qualifier loss

Stars and Cult Players

Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Allan McPherson (F) 2022-2023 Hannover Scorpions Germany3 23 15 43 58 14
2. Pascal Aquin (F) 2022-2023 Hannover Scorpions Germany3 27 23 30 53 13
3. Tage Thompson (F) 2022-2023 Buffalo Sabres NHL 25 16 18 34 16
4. Eric O'Dell (F) 2022-2023 Dynamo Moskva KHL 30 13 15 28 41
5. Taylor Leier (F) 2022-2023 Straubing Tigers DEL 26 11 15 26 17
6. Jordan Knackstedt (F) 2022-2023 Dresdner Eislöwen DEL2 26 10 15 25 10
7. Jacob Lagacé (F) 2022-2023 ESV Kaufbeuren DEL2 23 6 19 25 19
8. Mikhail Grigorenko (F) 2022-2023 CSKA Moskva KHL 36 10 13 23 4
9. Nick Bailen (D) 2022-2023 Kölner Haie DEL 25 8 14 22 8
10. Giorgio Estephan (F) 2022-2023 HC Litvínov Czechia 24 7 15 22 2
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Jody Gage (F) 653 351 377 728
2. Dick Gamble (F) 570 300 265 565
3. Bronco Horvath (F) 473 199 343 542
4. Gerry Ehman (F) 465 237 283 520
5. Chris Taylor (F) 519 142 339 481
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Jody Gage (F) 653 351 377 728
2. Dick Gamble (F) 570 300 265 565
3. Gerry Ehman (F) 465 237 283 520
4. Bronco Horvath (F) 473 199 343 542
5. Stan Smrke (F) 513 197 239 436
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Jody Gage (F) 653 351 377 728
2. Bronco Horvath (F) 473 199 343 542
3. Chris Taylor (F) 519 142 339 481
4. Gerry Ehman (F) 465 237 283 520
5. Dick Gamble (F) 570 300 265 565
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Scott Metcalfe (F) 499 137 349 1424
2. Jim Hofford (D) 319 10 71 1212
3. Daniel Frawley (F) 456 95 233 1040
4. Sean McMorrow (F) 220 4 9 1020
5. Norm Armstrong (F) 566 166 391 973
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Jody Gage (F) 653 351 377 728
2. Dick Gamble (F) 570 300 265 565
3. Norm Armstrong (F) 566 166 225 391
4. Chris Taylor (F) 519 142 339 481
5. Stan Smrke (F) 513 197 239 436
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Bobby Schmautz (F) 7 7 15 2.14
2. Johnny Wilson (F) 2 2 4 2.00
3. John Lilley (F) 1 0 2 2.00
4. Larry Floyd (F) 1 0 2 2.00
5. Paul Gardner (F) 71 61 112 1.58
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Geordie Robertson (F) 1982-1983 AHL 72 46 73 119 1.65 83
2. Doug Gibson (F) 1974-1975 AHL 75 44 72 116 1.55 31
3. Paul Gardner (F) 1985-1986 AHL 71 61 51 112 1.58 16
4. Bronco Horvath (F) 1964-1965 AHL 72 38 68 106 1.47 24
5. Jody Gage (F) 1987-1988 AHL 76 60 44 104 1.37 46
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Paul Gardner (F) 1985-1986 AHL 71 61 51 112 1.58 16
2. Jody Gage (F) 1987-1988 AHL 76 60 44 104 1.37 46
3. Ken Priestlay (F) 1988-1989 AHL 64 56 37 93 1.45 60
4. Mal Davis (F) 1983-1984 AHL 71 55 48 103 1.45 53
5. Murray Kuntz (F) 1973-1974 AHL 73 51 31 82 1.12 33
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Geordie Robertson (F) 1982-1983 AHL 72 46 73 119 1.65 83
2. Doug Gibson (F) 1974-1975 AHL 75 44 72 116 1.55 31
3. Art Stratton (F) 1973-1974 AHL 76 24 71 95 1.25 118
4. Jean-François Sauvé (F) 1982-1983 AHL 73 30 69 99 1.36 10
5. Bronco Horvath (F) 1964-1965 AHL 72 38 68 106 1.47 24
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Rob Ray (F) 1988-1989 AHL 74 11 18 29 0.39 446
2. Andrew Peters (F) 2001-2002 AHL 67 4 1 5 0.08 388
3. Kevin Kerr (F) 1987-1988 AHL 72 18 11 29 0.40 352
4. Rob Ray (F) 1989-1990 AHL 43 2 13 15 0.35 335
5. Jim Hofford (D) 1987-1988 AHL 69 3 15 18 0.26 322
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2022-2023 6'0" 187 lbs 24.96
2021-2022 6'1" 193 lbs 26.29
2020-2021 6'1" 195 lbs 25.69
2019-2020 6'1" 195 lbs 26.26
2018-2019 6'1" 196 lbs 25.91
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