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The upcoming homestand has a little bit of everything, from pre-game Happy Hours, theme nights, specialty jerseys and much more!,

Jan 23, 2023

By Suzie Cool


All home games are on tap for the Rochester Americans as they head into the last full week of January, and we’re thinking you won’t want to miss out on what we have in store. The Amerks are faced with three games over the span of four days this week and these games feature happy hours, theme nights, a specialty jersey and much, much more at The Blue Cross Arena.


Let’s take a look at just how much the Amerks have on deck at this week.


For the first time this season, the Amerks are taking on the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins on Wednesday night with a 7:05 p.m. puck drop.


The Penguins are currently tied for fourth place in the Atlantic Division with a 19-13-2-3 overall record. While Wilkes-Barre/Scranton comes into Wednesday’s game going 6-4-0-0 over its last 10 games, the Penguins have not seen a win against Rochester over the last five years. In fact, the Amerks are a perfect 5-0-0-0 against the Penguins over that span, including a clean 2-0-0-0 mark last season.


Quite possibly the perfect game for the Amerks to get out of their current four-game skid.


There’s a lot of familiar faces making their return to Rochester come Wednesday. Penguins captain Taylor Fedun and forward Alexander Nylander were teammates during their three seasons (2016-17-2018-19) with the Amerks, assistant coach Kevin Porter was a five-year Amerks captain and goaltender Dustin Tokarski had a brief two-game stint in Rochester during the abbreviated 2020-21 campaign.


And while it’s another Wednesday night in the Flower City, don’t forget to take advantage of using your .edu email address, if you’re currently a college student. With your student email address, you have access to discounted tickets for every Wednesday night puck-drop. Please note: all discounted student tickets must be purchased online!


Sign up for our Student Rush Program for access to even more discounted tickets and additional perks throughout the season.



cha14_200-150x150.pngFriday’s 7:05 p.m. face-off is the first of a back-to-back set for Rochester against the Charlotte Checkers, and the final two games between the two teams during the 2022-23 campaign.


Rochester saw success against the Checkers in mid-December, collecting four points during their annual trip…

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