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

2001-2002 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
#31 Tom Askey (G) 48 1974 Tonawanda, NY, USA 6'0" 198 L
#1
Jody Lehman (G) 47 1975 North Battleford, SK, CAN 5'11" 198 L
#30 Lance Leslie (G) 48 1974 Dawson Creek, BC, CAN 5'10" 161 L
#35 Mika Noronen (G) 43 1979 Tampere, FIN 6'1" 201 L
DEFENSEMEN
#20 Ryan Brindley (D) 46 1976 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN 5'10" 205 R
#18 Marc Busenburg (D) 44 1977 Shrewsbury, MA, USA 6'1" 190 R
#44 Brian Campbell (D) 43 1979 Strathroy, ON, CAN 5'10" 192 L
#4 Rory Fitzpatrick (D) 47 1975 Rochester, NY, USA 6'2" 209 R
#33 Doug Houda (D) 56 1966 Blairmore, AB, CAN 6'2" 207 R
#2 Mike Hurlbut (D) 56 1966 Massena, NY, USA 6'2" 205 L
#3 Doug Janik (D) 42 1980 Agawam, MA, USA 6'2" 212 L
#17 Mario Larocque (D) 44 1978 Montréal, QC, CAN 6'4" 220 L
#28
Doug MacIver (D) 41 1981 King City, ON, CAN 6'5" 236 R
#20 Pat Stachniak (D) 43 1979 Edmonton, AB, CAN 6'1" 220 R
#21 Henrik Tallinder (D) 43 1979 Stockholm, SWE 6'4" 209 L
#8 Luc Theoret (D) 43 1979 Winnipeg, MB, CAN 6'2" 192 L
#34 Chad Wilchynski (D) 45 1977 Regina, SK, CAN 6'3" 220 L
#32 Brad Williamson (D) 45 1977 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN 5'11" 181 R
FORWARDS
#16 Jeremy Adduono (RW/LW) 44 1978 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN 6'0" 183 R
#10 Milan Bartovic (RW/LW) 41 1981 Trencin, SVK 5'11" 196 L
#20
Adam Calder (LW) 1976 Portage la Prairie, MB, CAN 5'11" 185 L
#5 Craig Charron (C) 1967 North Easton, MA, USA 5'10" 179 R
#23 Dominic Chiasson (LW) 45 1977 Valleyfield, QC, CAN 5'11" 176 R
#20 Marty Clapton (RW) 48 1974 Newton, MA, USA 6'3" 220 R
#25
Kevin Colley (C/RW) 43 1979 New Haven, CT, USA 5'10" 174 R
#23 Ben Gustavson (LW) 44 1978 Provo, UT, USA 5'11" 198 R
#29 Joel Irving (RW) 46 1976 Lumsden, SK, CAN 6'3" 225 R
#24 Ales Kotalik (RW/LW) 43 1978 Jindrichuv Hradec, CZE 6'1" 227 R
#7 Jaroslav Kristek (C/RW) 42 1980 Zlin, CZE 6'1" 196 L
#32 Daniel Lacroix (LW) 53 1969 Montréal, QC, CAN 6'2" 205 L
#25 Frank Littlejohn (D/RW) 45 1977 Oshawa, ON, CAN 5'11" 185 R
#26 Christian Matte (RW) 47 1975 Hull, QC, CAN 5'11" 190 R
#40
François Méthot (C) 44 1978 Montréal, QC, CAN 6'0" 194 R
#19 Norm Milley (RW) 42 1980 Toronto, ON, CAN 6'0" 192 R
#39 Karel Mosovsky (LW) 41 1981 Pisek, CZE 6'2" 198 R
#27 Nick Parillo (F) 45 1977 Schenectady, NY, USA 5'9" 181 L
#38 Andrew Peters (LW) 42 1980 St. Catharines, ON, CAN 6'4" 247 L
#32 Geoff Peters (C) 44 1978 St. Catharines, ON, CAN 6'1" 201 L
#11 Taylor Pyatt (LW) 41 1981 Thunder Bay, ON, CAN 6'4" 207 L
#25 Eric Schneider (C/LW) 45 1977 Calgary, AB, CAN 6'0" 196 L
#22 Ryan Shmyr (LW) 45 1977 Fairview, AB, CAN 6'6" 231 L
#12 Chris Taylor (C) 50 1972 Stratford, ON, CAN 6'0" 198 L
#14 Darren Van Oene (LW) 44 1978 Edmonton, AB, CAN 6'4" 225 L
#22 Chris Wheaton (LW) 46 1976 Fredericton, NB, CAN 6'2" 216 L
Position: G: 2, D: 10, F: 17 | Av Age: 25.34 years | Av Ht: 6'1" | Av Wt: 205 lbs | Compare with other teams
Team Staff
Team staff history
Demographics
Nationality
Team Facts
Nationalities 28 players
10 players
3 players
1 player
1 player
1 player
Experience Rochester Americans: 4 981 GP
NHL: 5 007 GP
WC: 80 GP
OG: 15 GP
SHL: 192 GP
HockeyAllsvenskan: 40 GP
Liiga: 514 GP
KHL: 299 GP
Czechia: 907 GP
AHL: 8 467 GP
DEL: 1 650 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 22 15 37 52 12
2. Pascal Aquin (F) 2022-2023 Hannover Scorpions Germany3 26 20 27 47 11
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 25 10 15 25 8
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 24 8 14 22 8
10. Giorgio Estephan (F) 2022-2023 HC Litvínov Czechia 23 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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