News | 11/27/2013 12:18:21 PM | ROCHESTER AMERICANS

The Rochester Americans announced today that the team has signed goaltender Billy Sauer to a professional tryout contract. 

Sauer, a 25-year-old native of Rochester, appeared in 21 ECHL games during the 2011-12 season with the Greenville Road Warriors, Gwinnett Gladiators, Florida Everblades and South Carolina Stingrays. He has played a total of 58 career ECHL games and appeared in 15 AHL games with the Lake Erie Monsters during the 2009-10 campaign. Prior to his professional career, Sauer enjoyed a standout college career at the University of Michigan.

The 6-foot-2, 195-pound Sauer was originally selected by the Colorado Avalanche in the seventh round (201st overall) of the 2006 NHL Entry Draft.

The Amerks host the Hamilton Bulldogs at 7:05 p.m. tonight at The Blue Cross Arena. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit or call 1-855-GO-AMERKS.

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