The Rochester Americans announced today details for the team’s 2017-18 Home Opener presented by Perry’s Ice Cream, scheduled for Friday, Oct. 6 when the Amerks open their 62nd season in the American Hockey League against the Syracuse Crunch at The Blue Cross Arena.
The opening night festivities begin with a special two-hour Party on the Patio presented by Genesee Brew House from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on the riverside of The Blue Cross Arena. The event will also feature live music from The Strictly Hip as well as $2 drafts of Genesee and Genesee Light for fans 21 and older. Pat Duffy, host of the morning radio talk show “The Break Room” on 96.5 WCMF, will be on hand to emcee the event. The doors to the general public will open at 6:00 p.m.
As part of the Party on the Patio, the Amerks are also hosting a “Taste of the Arena” event presented by JFS Curtze, giving fans an opportunity to sample some of the new menu options from the various arena concessions. Tasting tickets will be available for purchase at the event.
The Amerks are again offering a special-edition T-shirt and ticket package for the 2017-18 Home Opener. For just $25, fans can purchase one Lower Level ticket to the game, one Home Opener T-shirt and two tickets for the Taste of the Arena event. T-shirt and ticket packages are available www.amerks.com/party or by calling 1-855-GO-AMERKS.
The game will also feature the first “Mystery Puck” of the season, where a limited number of “Ready Your Shield” Amerks pucks, signed by various players, will be available for just $10. Fans in attendance will receive a 2017-18 Amerks magnet schedule courtesy of Perry’s Ice Cream.
Amerks Season Ticket Memberships for the 2017-18 season, which start as low as just $12 per game, are on-sale now. The Amerks are also offering a variety of partial plans, including Half-Season Memberships and Flex Season Memberships with vouchers good for best available seating to any home game. All memberships are up to 40% off Box Office day of game pricing. For more information, visit www.amerks.com/seasontickets or call 1-855-GO-AMERKS.