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Red Wings Will Become ‘Plates’ Tonight

As previously announced, the Rochester Red Wings (Triple-A, International League) are celebrating the 100th anniversary of the original Garbage Plate by changing their name to the Rochester Plates for one night on Thursday night.  Read more here.

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Rochester to Become the ‘Plates’ for Aug. 10 Game, Unveil Unis and Merchandise

PRESS RELEASE – The Rochester Red Wings are changing their name…for one night anyway. The Wings will take the field as the Rochester Plates on Thursday, August 10 at 7:05 pm paying homage to the cuisine most synonymous with our great city – the garbage plate! Continue reading

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Red Wings Celebrate 40th Anniversary of ‘Slap Shot’ with Hanson Brothers, Special Jerseys

PRESS RELEASE – Be sure to foil up as we celebrate old-time hockey on Saturday, July 8 with our Salute to Slap Shot Night at Frontier Field presented by Airport Transmission and Bathtub Billy’s Restaurant & Sports Bar! All three Hanson Brothers will be in attendance as we celebrate the 40th anniversary of this classic movie. Continue reading

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Sale of Muckdogs Mucked Up

Batavia Muckdogs LogoNaomi Silver, chief executive and chief operating officer of the Rochester Red Wings (Triple-A, International League), said the sale of the Batavia Muckdogs (Single-A, New York-Penn League) fell through because the prospective ownership group was not granted permission from teams and leagues that have territorial rights in Waldorf (MD).  Read more here.

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Frontier Communications Extends Ballpark Naming Rights Partnership

Rochester Red Wings New Primary LogoFrontier Communications has re-upped for naming rights for the Rochester ballpark, agreeing to a 10-year extension with $275,000 due in year one.  The stadium is home of the Rochester Red Wings (Triple-A, International League).  Read more here.

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Red Wings to Celebrate ‘Miracle on Ice’ 35th Anniversary with Special Guests and Team USA Hockey Jerseys

Rochester Red Wings New Primary LogoPRESS RELEASE – Amid the worldwide turmoil of the late 1970’s, one team emerged to give a nation hope. In 1980, a group of college kids stunned the world by defeating the mighty Soviet Union en route to the gold medal at the 1980 Olympics in Lake Placid, NY. This year marks the 35th anniversary of the “Miracle on Ice” and to commemorate the accomplishment, the Rochester Red Wings will hold Continue reading

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Muckdogs Still For Sale

Batavia Muckdogs LogoRochester Red Wings New Primary LogoThere is really nothing new here, but the Single-A Batavia Muckdogs (New York-Penn League) will still be operated by the owner of the Triple-A Rochester Red Wings (International League) during the 2015 season, and the team is still for sale.  As you recall, even though the operator is eating annual financial losses, they will profit handsomely when the Muckdogs are eventually sold based on a deal struck in 2008.  Read more here.

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