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AMERKS TO OPEN 2012 TRAINING CAMP AT FIRST NIAGARA CENTER

Thursday, 09.27.2012 / 10:09 AM / News
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AMERKS TO OPEN 2012 TRAINING CAMP AT FIRST NIAGARA CENTER
(Rochester, NY)\u2026 The Rochester Americans announced today that the team\u2019s 2012 training camp will open Friday, Sept. 28 at First Niagara Center in Buffalo for two days of on-ice testing and practices. On Sunday, Sept. 30, the Amerks open the Rochester portion of their training camp at The Blue Cross Arena beginning at 9 a.m.
Ron Rolston (Photo: USA Hockey)

(ROCHESTER, NY)… The Rochester Americans announced today that the team’s 2012 training camp will open Friday, Sept. 28 at First Niagara Center in Buffalo for two days of on-ice testing and practices. On Sunday, Sept. 30, the Amerks open the Rochester portion of their training camp at The Blue Cross Arena beginning at 9 a.m.

Friday’s opening practice sessions at First Niagara Center are scheduled to run from 11:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 1:15 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., and will be open to the public. Players will be available to the media following their practice session, while coaches will be available at the conclusion of the second practice session. The same procedure will apply to all practices throughout training camp.

The schedule for the first week of Amerks 2012 Training Camp is as follows (times and locations subject to change):

  • Friday, Sept. 28: On-ice practice sessions from 11:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 1:15 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at First Niagara Center (Buffalo)
  • Saturday, Sept. 29: On-ice practice sessions from 6:30 a.m. to 7:20 a.m. and 7:30 a.m. to 8:20 a.m. at First Niagara Center (Buffalo) – Closed to the public
  • Sunday, Sept. 30: On-ice practice sessions from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at The Blue Cross Arena
  • Monday, Oct. 1: On-ice practice sessions from 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at The Blue Cross Arena
  • Tuesday, Oct. 2: Blue-White Scrimmage from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at The Blue Cross Arena
  • Wednesday, Oct. 3: Morning Skate at 10:00 a.m. at The Sports Centre at MCC;
    • Practice for non-dressing players at 10:00 a.m. at The Blue Cross Arena;
    • Preseason Game vs. W-B/Scranton Penguins, 7:05 p.m. - The Sports Centre at MCC
  • Thursday, Oct. 4: On-ice practice session from 10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. at The Blue Cross Arena
  • Friday, Oct. 5: Preseason Game at W-B/Scranton Penguins, 7:05 p.m. - Mohegan Sun Arena
  • Saturday, Oct. 6: TBA

Practices at The Blue Cross Arena will be open to the public.


Amerks 2012 Training Camp Roster:

Forwards (20): Luke Adam, Riley Boychuk, Brian Flynn, Marcus Foligno, Zemgus Girgensons, Cody Hodgson, Jacob Lagace, Maxime Legault, Mark Mancari, Jonathan Parker, Kevin Porter, Evan Rankin, Frederick Roy, Rick Schofield, Kevin Sundher, Shawn Szydlowski, Nick Tarnasky, Corey Tropp, Phil Varone, Jamie Wise.

Defensemen (10): Alex Biega, T.J. Brennan, Nick Crawford, Corey Fienhage, Joe Finley, Jerome Gauthier-Leduc, Matt MacKenzie, Brayden McNabb, Mark Pysyk, Drew Schiestel.

Goaltenders (4): Connor Knapp, David Leggio, Nathan Lieuwen, Shane Madolora.

General admission tickets for the Amerks’ home preseason game at The Sports Centre at MCC versus the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins on Wednesday, Oct. 3 at 7:05 p.m. are now on sale for $5 apiece and can be purchased at the Customer Service desk inside The Sports Centre at MCC or at the Amerks Main Office located at The Blue Cross Arena.

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AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - BOS 82 54 19 9 261 177 117
2 y - PIT 82 51 24 7 249 207 109
3 x - TBL 82 46 27 9 240 215 101
4 x - MTL 82 46 28 8 215 204 100
5 x - NYR 82 45 31 6 218 193 96
6 x - PHI 82 42 30 10 236 235 94
7 x - CBJ 82 43 32 7 231 216 93
8 x - DET 82 39 28 15 222 230 93
9 WSH 82 38 30 14 235 240 90
10 NJD 82 35 29 18 197 208 88
11 OTT 82 37 31 14 236 265 88
12 TOR 82 38 36 8 231 256 84
13 CAR 82 36 35 11 207 230 83
14 NYI 82 34 37 11 225 267 79
15 FLA 82 29 45 8 196 268 66
16 BUF 82 21 51 10 157 248 52

STATS

2013-2014 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
C. Hodgson 72 20 24 -26 44
T. Ennis 80 21 22 -25 43
D. Stafford 70 16 18 -19 34
C. Ehrhoff 79 6 27 -27 33
C. Stewart 63 15 11 0 26
C. Conacher 79 7 19 1 26
T. Myers 62 9 13 -26 22
Z. Girgensons 70 8 14 -6 22
M. Foligno 74 7 12 -17 19
J. McBain 69 6 11 -13 17
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
M. Neuvirth 4 8 2 .921 2.78
J. Enroth 4 17 5 .911 2.82