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Rochester Americans
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City Rochester, New York
League American Hockey League
Conference Eastern
Division North
Founded 1956
Home arena Blue Cross Arena at the War Memorial
KeyBank Center (select games)
Colors Red, white, blue
              
Owner(s) Terry Pegula
General manager Randy Sexton
Head coach Gord Dineen (interim)
Media ESPN Rochester
MSG Western New York
Democrat and Chronicle
AHL.TV (Internet)
Affiliates Buffalo Sabres (NHL)
Cincinnati Cyclones (ECHL)
Franchise history
1956–present Rochester Americans
Championships
Regular season titles 6: (1964–65, 1967–68, 1973–74, 1982–83, 1990–91, 2004–05)
Division Championships 14: (1964–65, 1965–66, 1967–68, 1973–74, 1977–78, 1982–83, 1986–87, 1989–90, 1990–91, 1996–97, 1998–99, 1999–00, 2000–01, 2004–05)
Conference Championships 3: (1995–96, 1998–99, 1999–00)
Calder Cups 6: (1964–65, 1965–66, 1967–68, 1982–83, 1986–87, 1995–96)

The Rochester Americans are an American professional ice hockey team that began playing in 1956. They currently play in the American Hockey League and are the farm team of the Florida Panthers of the NHL. They play their home games in Rochester, New York at the Blue Cross Arena at the War Memorial. Their ECHL affiliate team is the Cincinnati Cyclones. The team is sometimes called the "Amerks" for short. The team has won 6 Calder Cups.

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