Monthly Archives: April 2013

Playoff Reinforcements Are Coming! But What Will They Have?

The Sabres have officially missed the NHL playoffs. The Amerks will play the Toronto Marlies in the first round of the AHL playoffs, and the schedule is set. Even better, the Sabres regular season is over before the Amerks postseason … Continue reading

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No Way Grigorenko Plays Again In Buffalo. But What About Rochester?

Mikhail Grigorenko’s season in the QMJHL ended this past weekend with a 4-1 series loss to Rouyn-Noranda. He only had 2 goals (with no assists) and was a big minus for the 5 game series. A disappointing finish for sure. … Continue reading

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Amerks Control Own Playoff Destiny

With one weekend left in the AHL season, the Western Conference is an incredibly tight race. Texas is virtually assured home ice advantage thru the first 3 rounds of the playoffs, but the entire rest of the Conference is up … Continue reading

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Sabres Assume Management of Blue Cross Arena

For years, patrons of the Blue Cross Arena have complained about the quality of food and, to a lesser extent, the quality of amenities within the arena. The blame for those problems falls squarely on the shoulders of management company … Continue reading

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Amerks Roster In Flux (Or, How To Turn A Strength Into A Weakness)

Its amazing what six months will do to an AHL roster. Back in October, the Amerks were a team loaded with NHL prospects (thanks to the lockout), deep on defense, and light on veteran leadership. Now in April, the Amerks … Continue reading

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