- $15 for one G-Pass to see a Rochester Americans game ($30.65 value)
- Where: Blue Cross Arena
- Door time: 6:05 p.m.
- Seating: Sections 101–129
- Must purchase together to sit together.
- Ticket values include all fees.
- Click here to view the seating chart.
- Season opener against the Adirondack Flames on Friday, October 10, at 7:05 p.m.
- Against the Hamilton Bulldogs on Saturday, October 11, at 7:05 p.m.
- Against the Rockford Ice Hogs on Wednesday, October 22, at 7:05 p.m.
The Scouting Report
Next Friday, the six-time Calder Cup champion Rochester Americans enter their 32nd AHL campaign after completing several pre-season match-ups, finalizing the roster, and making sure none of its players are using a pool noodle instead of a hockey stick. A year ago, the Amerks skated to a third-straight playoff appearance, finishing second in the North Division with 85 points. They’ll have a chance to jump out to an early lead in the division this season, since the division-rival Flames and Bulldogs visit Blue Cross Arena on back-to-back nights to open the freshly zamboni’d schedule.
The Rochester Americans trace their roots back to the 1956–57 AHL season, when they entered the league with a bang by advancing all the way to the Calder Cup championship. They ended up losing the series to the Cleveland Barons, but their fast start did, indeed, portend future success; in a stunning spell of dominance, Rochester won three Calder Cups from 1964–68, losing in the championship series in 1966–67, the one season they failed to capture the title. The Amerks seized Calder Cup glory again in 1983, 1987, and 1996 for a total of six championships. Today, the Amerks remain one of the league’s most storied franchises, having spent most of their 32 seasons as the AHL affiliate of the Buffalo Sabres.