Rochester Americans General Manager Randy Sexton announced that the team will host the Toronto Marlies in a pair of home preseason games, including one in Rochester at the Gene Polisseni Center on the campus of Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). Tickets for both games are set to go on sale Wednesday, Aug. 30.
The two-game set between the North Division rivals begins on Friday, Sept. 29 when the Amerks take on the Marlies at 7:05 p.m. at the Gene Polisseni Center. All tickets for the game will be general admission and will be available for purchase for just $5 at the Polisseni Center Box Office, online at www.amerks.com and www.RITtickets.com, or at the Amerks Main Office located at The Blue Cross Arena. RIT students can purchase tickets for $3 while all Amerks and RIT season ticket members will receive complimentary tickets to the game.
The 4,300-seat Gene Polisseni Center, located on the campus of RIT, opened on Sept. 18, 2014 and is home to the RIT Men’s and Women’s NCAA Division I hockey teams.
The same two teams will meet again on Saturday, Sept. 30 for a 7:05 p.m. rematch at HarborCenter in Buffalo. Tickets for the second game of the weekend are available for $10 each for general admission seating with $5 tickets available for all Amerks and Buffalo Sabres season ticket members. Tickets can be purchased at www.tickets.com, through www.amerks.com, at the KeyBank Center Box Office or the Amerks Office.
HarborCenter is a 650,000-square-foot complex connected to the Buffalo Sabres’ KeyBank Center in downtown Buffalo. The complex features two NHL-size rinks, including an 1,800-seat arena where the Amerks preseason game will take place, as well as 13 ADA-compliant locker rooms, classroom and theater facilities, IMPACT Sports Performance training facility, a 205-room full-service Marriott Hotel, (716) Food and Sport restaurant, The Healthy Scratch, a unique Tim Hortons Café & Bakeshop dedicated to the Sabres legend and parking.
Rochester begins its 62nd season in the American Hockey League on Friday, Oct. 6 against the Syracuse Crunch at The Blue Cross Arena. For more information, visit www.amerks.com/seasontickets or call 1-855-GO-AMERKS.