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Rochester Americans

NHL Affiliate:Buffalo SabresFounded:1956
Home Rink:Blue Cross ArenaCoach:Seth Appert
GM: Jason KarmanosCaptain:Michael Mersch

The Rochester Americans (colloquially known as the Amerks) are a professional ice hockey team in the American Hockey League; the team is an owned and operated affiliate of the Buffalo Sabres. The team plays its home games in Rochester, New York, at the Blue Cross Arena at the War Memorial. The Americans are the fourth oldest franchise in the AHL, and have the second longest continuous tenure among AHL teams in their current locations after the Hershey Bears.

The Americans’ team colors are red, white and blue. The logo is a patriotic badge with “Americans” written in cursive script. The Americans have played for the Calder Cup 16 times.

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