News | 4/15/2013 4:00:03 PM | ROCHESTER AMERICANS

Tickets available for the special price of just $13

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (April 15, 2013) – The Rochester Americans announced today that the team will hold Fan Appreciation Weekend during the team’s two final regular season home games at The Blue Cross Arena.  The weekend begins with the Amerks hosting the Toronto Marlies on Friday, April 19 and concludes with a game versus the Hamilton Bulldogs on Saturday, April 20.  Both games begin at 7:05 p.m. 

As a way of thanking the tremendous support the fans have once again shown the team this season, the Amerks will be giving away great prizes on both nights, including an autographed stick and photo from each player to randomly selected fans during Friday’s game, and the “jerseys off the backs” of the players following Saturday’s regular season finale.  In addition, fans can purchase tickets to either game for the special price of just $13, representing a savings of up to $8 per ticket.

Both games will kick off with an Amerks Happy Hour, where fans 21 and over can enjoy live music and $2 Molson and Coors Light drafts in the Upper Atrium Bar from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.  Musician Dave McGrath will play live during Friday night’s Happy Hour, while the band Cherry Bomb will perform prior to Saturday’s game.

Prior to the game on Saturday, April 20, the Amerks 2012-13 Team Awards will be presented, including the Most Valuable Player, Most Improved Player, Rob Zabelny Unsung Hero and the Fairand O’Neil Sportsmanship Award.  The winner of the Amerks “7th Man Fan of the Year” contest will also be recognized while the winners of the Amerks Booster Club Awards, such as Rookie of the Year and Most Popular Player, will be announced. Eight-year-old singer Baylee Morrison is scheduled to perform the national anthems on Saturday, while there will also be a 2012-13 team photo giveaway for the first 7,500 fans on Saturday courtesy of Tops Friendly Markets.

Other prizes to be given away during the game will include a variety of Buffalo Sabres and Rochester Americans autographed merchandise, including a signed Marcus Foligno Amerks jersey and a signed Foligno Sabres jersey, Sabres tickets, Amerks season tickets for the 2013-14 season, gift cards to great restaurants such as Black & Blue, TRATA and The Distillery, as well as a gift basket from Bully Hill Vineyards.  There will also be prizes from Amerks sponsors such as Buckmans Car Wash, HealthSource Chiropractic, Pulse Limo of WNY, Radisson, Supercuts, Taco Bell, Tim Hortons Café and Bake Shop, Tops Friendly Markets, USA Payroll, Vision Collision, Yancey’s Fancy Artisan Cheeses, Wendy’s, Zweigles and much more.

In addition, The Zone Team Store will also be offering a store-wide 50% discount on all Amerks merchandise, including jerseys, during both games this weekend.

Also as part of Fan Appreciation Weekend, there will be a one-hour postgame skate for fans on the ice at The Blue Cross Arena following Friday’s game against Toronto, as well as Skate & Shoot sessions for kids on Saturday afternoon. 

For more information or to purchase tickets, visit or call 1-855-GO-AMERKS.

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