Patrcik Rissmiller had been playing on a tryout contract. ©2013, Dan Hickling, Olean Times Herald

Amerks ink veteran Rissmiller to AHL contract

BUFFALO – The Rochester Americans signed forward Patrick Rissmiller, a veteran of 192 NHL games, to an AHL contract today.

The 34-year-old had been playing on a professional tryout contract he inked Feb. 2.

Rissmiller has two goals, 11 points and six penalty minutes in 16 games with the Amerks.

He has 18 goals, 46 points and 60 penalty minutes in NHL stints with San Jose, the New York Rangers, Atlanta and Florida. He spent two full seasons with the Sharks from 2006-08.

Rissmiller, 6-foot-4 and 220 pounds, has 127 goals and 365 points in 545 AHL games.

The American played six games with AHL Worchester earlier this season.

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