Scouting Report – 11/15/2017 – Colin Blackwell

Wednesday marked the Amerk’s first shutout victory of the year. And while Linus Ullmark did play fantastic, the story of the night was the 60 minutes of clean, conservative hokey played by the Amerks. Rochester took an early lead scoring two power-play goals in the first four minutes. It was a stark contrast from the …
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Amerks Game Day Notes: Relying on Depth, Return of Rodrigues and Nylander

The road to winning hockey games in The AHL is all about depth. Injuries and roster moves are the only things that stay constant especially for the Rochester Americans. There was seven roster moves on Thursday. Two players to the Sabres (Kyle Criscuolo and Casey Nelson), one player from the Sabres (Nick Baptiste), two players …
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Seven Roster Moves for the Amerks Today

The front office of the Rochester Americans, Buffalo Sabres and Cincinnati Cyclones were busy today with a total of seven roster moves. This post has gone through a number of edits as each time it was close to being published we’d find out about another move. Now that the day is over this should be …
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Recap: Ullmark and Percy Lead the Amerks to a Shutout Win

The Amerks are only 14 games into the season but for those who were here last season they’re already aware that this season is different. With the 3-0 win over the Binghamton Devils the Amerks have collected 14 of 18 points going back to October 25 and are 4-0-1-1 to start November. The games haven’t all …
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Amerks Game Day: Roster Notes, Players Caring, Road vs Home Results

The Amerks are on the ice tonight vs Binghamton Devils for the first of ten games between the two teams this season. Four of the Amerks next six games are against Binghamton as well. One familiar name on the Devils roster is former Amerks forward Tim Kennedy. This’ll be the first game back in the …
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Updates on Injuries, Roster Moves and a Suspension

Today turned out to be a busier day than usual with moves and updates. They can usually be summed up in one or two tweets but today needs some longer explanations. Roster Moves: Sabres sent Justin Bailey back to the Amerks. He has been up with the Sabres since early October having played seven games …
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Mark Zengerle was Almost a Rochester American

The Amerks made an attempt to improve offensive depth on Thursday by signing Rochester native Mark Zengerle (in the middle of the picture above). Unfortunately the Milwaukee Admirals claimed him off of waivers playing the role of spoiler for the homecoming. The 28 year old forward started the season in Sweden after the three previous …
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Amerks Erased Two Goal Deficit Before Losing in the Shootout

The odds were stacked against the Amerks on Saturday night down by two goals off of a couple of bad bounces and they were having penalty problems all night but they did what they’ve become good at, keeping their heads up and finding a way to come back shift by shift. (Photo Credit: Utica Comets) …
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Amerks Win in a Shootout After Six Goals in the 2nd Period

Chris Taylor walked into the post game press conference and jokingly said, “that all went according to the game plan.” The team is resilient and it paid off. Eric Cornel for the second game in a row scored in the shootout to give the Amerks their fourth win out of the last five games. “That’s …
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