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The American Hockey League has announced its divisions for the 2018-19 season with the addition of the Colorado Eagles as the league's 31st team. The Eagles, an affiliate of the Colorado Avalanche, will play in the Pacific Division. The Rochester Americans, the AHL affiliate of the Sabres, are only slightly impacted as the Cleveland Monsters (Columbus) will move from…

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The first round of the Calder Cup playoffs is over for Rochester Americans defenseman Andrew MacWilliam. And unless the Amerks pull off a huge comeback in their series against the Syracuse Crunch, so is MacWilliam's season. MacWilliam has been suspended for three games by the AHL for his actions Saturday night during the Crunch's 6-5 win over the Amerks in Game 2 at the…

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ROCHESTER – Nathan Paetsch was a 20-year-old rookie, getting his first taste of life as professional hockey player. And what an entrance it was. In 2004, Paetsch was part of a Rochester Americans team that earned a first-round playoff bye, won two series, and advanced to the semifinals of the American Hockey League's Calder Cup playoffs. The next season, the Amerks w…

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TORONTO – St. Cloud State defenseman Will Borgen, whose top-seeded team was upset in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday, has signed his three-year entry-level contract with the Buffalo Sabres and will immediately report to the Rochester Amerks. Borgen, 21, will head to the AHL on an amateur tryout offer and his ELC will kick in for the 2018-19 season. It w…

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The playoffs may be a distant memory in the 716 but the Buffalo Sabres have accomplished one of their goals for this season: Getting the Rochester Amerks back in the Calder Cup chase. The Amerks clinched their first playoff berth since 2014 with a 4-2 win over Springfield Saturday night in Blue Cross Arena. Danny O'Regan and Colin Blackwell scored goals 62 seconds ap…

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Just stop. Please. The rumblings were growing and finally started to bubble to the surface Thursday morning after the Sabres' hideous loss to Calgary dropped them into last place in the NHL's overall standing for a few hours. No, The Tank should not be back on again. Enough of All In For Dahlin, as in Swedish defenseman and presumptive No. 1 choice Rasmus Dahlin. Three …

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When the trade with the San Jose Sharks went down an hour before the NHL's Feb. 26 trade deadline, Danny O'Regan said the first people he heard from were some family members. The next two to text: Former Boston University linemates, and now current Buffalo Sabres teammates, Jack Eichel and Evan Rodrigues. "They're both good friends and I knew they'd make me feel right a…

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The Sabres pulled a bit of surprise on Sunday afternoon, calling up defenseman Brendan Guhle and forward Kyle Criscuolo from Rochester. Defenseman Marco Scandella, who missed the final two periods Friday in Florida, practiced fully on Sunday and did not look hindered by the upper-body ailment he suffered taking a tumble into the boards in that game. All seven blueliners…

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Just as they lose red-hot Jack Eichel from the lineup, the Buffalo Sabres' offense is finding its stride more than at any point all season. The Sabres put together their third straight four-goal game in Sunday's 5-4 loss to Colorado, a first this season. Until late Monday night, they had even climbed out of their seasonlong spot as the NHL's lowest-scoring team. With…

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ST. PAUL, Minn -- Tyler Ennis and Marcus Foligno got feted in Buffalo in November. Thursday night in XCel Energy Center, the welcome mat was put out for Marco Scandella, Jason Pominville and coach Phil Housley. During the first television timeout, Scandella and Pominville were greeted by the Minnesota Wild in a brief video on the arena's massive video board. Scandella s…

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Rochester Amerks forward C.J. Smith and golie Linus Ullmark have been named to the North Division roster for the AHL All-Star Classic to be held Jan. 28-29 in Utica. Smith, a college free agent signed last March out of Mass-Lowell, is tied for second in scoring among AHL rookies with 30 points. He leads the Amerks in scoring, assists (20) and multi-point outings (7). U…

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DENVER – Sabres winger Matt Moulson has cleared waivers but will not be going to Rochester. Instead, the Sabres have worked a loan arrangement with the Los Angeles Kings to reassign Moulson to the Ontario Reign of the American Hockey League. "Matt has been a true professional, especially during this difficult decision," General Manager Jason Botterill said in a statemen…

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DETROIT -- Finally, more than two months after he was injured in the Sabres first game of the Prospects Challenge, Alexander Nylander is making his season debut tonight. Nylander, Buffalo's No. 1 pick in the 2016 draft, will be in the lineup for Rochester's game against Hartford in Blue Cross Arena. Here's Nylander's interview today with the Amerks' web site: https:/…

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Just before practice opened Wednesday in HarborCenter, the Sabres announced they have recalled winger Nicholas Baptiste from Rochester and after the workout coach Phil Housley revealed Justin Bailey is battling a lower-body injury. Both players will be on the Sabres' upcoming road trip, which features games Thursday in Arizona and Saturday in Dallas. "We thought we'd…

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ANAHEIM, Calif. -- With Kyle Okposo ill and most of the forwards not producing offensively, the Sabres have recalled winger Justin Bailey from Rochester. Bailey, who has a team-high two goals in three games for the Amerks, should be available when the Sabres play the Anaheim Ducks tonight at 9 in Honda Center. The team will not be having a morning skate today. Coach …