News | 2/2/2013 12:23:33 PM | ROCHESTER AMERICANS
The Rochester Americans announced today that the team has signed forward Patrick Rissmiller to a professional tryout.
Rissmiller, 34, has appeared in six AHL games for the Worcester Sharks this season, recording two assists. Last season, he played in 49 games with the Lake Erie Monsters and registered 29 points (13+16) and 34 penalty minutes. In 2010-11, Rissmiller scored 41 points (14+27) in 57 combined AHL games with Lake Erie, Rochester and Chicago, including 10 points (2+8) in just eight games for the Amerks. He also played in 10 NHL games that season with Atlanta and Florida.
A native of Belmont, Mass., Rissmiller has appeared in 192 career NHL games with San Jose, the New York Rangers, Atlanta and Florida, collecting 46 points (18+28) and 60 penalty minutes. The 6-foot-4, 220-pound forward has also played in 529 career AHL games with Cleveland, Hartford, Grand Rapids, Chicago, Lake Erie, Rochester and Worcester, recording 354 points on 125 goals and 229 assists.
The Amerks play on the road at the Syracuse Crunch tonight at 7:30 p.m. The game will be televised on Time Warner Cable SportsChannel and will air on Sports 1280 WHTK. For more information or to purchase tickets to an upcoming Amerks game, call 1-855-GO-AMERKS or visit www.amerks.com.