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Amerks will open training camp in Buffalo; roster list released

The Rochester Americans have already moved one home game to Buffalo. They are moving the start of training camp to First Niagara Center, too.

The Amerks announced today that camp will start Friday at the foot of Washington Street. The Sabres' minor-leaguers will skate from 11:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Friday, and the session will be open to the public.

The Amerks will also skate in Buffalo from 6:30-8:20 a.m. Saturday in First Niagara Center, but that camp day will be closed to the public. The team will skate in its home base of Rochester starting Sunday.

Here is the roster list:

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.

---John Vogl

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