Olofsson and Redmond Lead the Amerks to a 6-1 Win

The Rochester Americans red hot power play continued in Utica on Wednesday night contributing four of the six goals scored leading to a 6-1 win over the Comets and extending the winning streak to four games. The last two games for Utica were 5-3 and 7-4 wins over Toronto. The defense did a great job limiting …
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Olofsson Leads Amerks to Two Comeback Wins

The Amerks took care of some firsts of the season over the weekend and were rewarded with four points in the standings. Down by two goals on Saturday they came back to win 4-3 with goals from CJ Smith, Alex Nylander and the game winner from Victor Olofsson. Sunday afternoon they were down 2-1 going …
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First Road Trip, Unacceptable Price Habits and Lawrence Pilut

The Amerks are on the road for the first time this season with back to back afternoon road games in Bridgeport. The attitude and mindset towards bus trips will change later on in the season but it’s good to get one out of the way early on. “Road trips really help you bond a lot and …
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Updates on Blue Cross Arena Concessions and AHLTV Feeds

A week ago the Rochester Americans opened the 2018/2019 season and when the team loses everything else stands out. It may have been the worst opening night anyone can remember where almost everything that could go wrong did go wrong. Fans arrived inside the arena hallways to discover concession stands that weren’t ready, were closed, …
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Amerks Score Six in First Win of the Season

That’s the game the Rochester Americans needed to play after back to back loses. A steady game from Adam Wilcox (30 saves) in net and six different players with multi point games resulted in a 6-3 home win for the Amerks. Players with multiple points: Victor Olofsson (1G+2A), CJ Smith (1G+1A), Zach Redmond (1G+2A), Lawrence Pilut …
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Beyond The Blade: Amerks Weekly | Episode 1

Welcome to the first episode of a new weekly Amerks podcast on Beyond The Blade between myself, Keith Wozniak, and Chad DeDominicis from Die By the Blade. If you’re on this site you’re probably familiar with Die By the Blade as a Sabres site. We’ll be recapping the Amerks previous games, games ahead, who’s good, who’s bad, …
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If You Missed Opening Night, You Didn’t Miss Much

Remember all that talk about being an elite playoff team? That all vanished for just over two hours on Friday night when the Rochester Americans failed to play a game of hockey on opening night. Before Charlotte scored two goals within 35 seconds of each other there were signs that the game wasn’t off to …
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Season Preview: Elite Playoff Team or Bust

The Rochester Americans begin their 63rd season on Friday night with expectations higher than ever for the season ahead. It’s one thing for fans and the media to dish out predictions and set the bar high but when management, coaches and players all do it there’s an increased level of accountability. Throughout training camp and …
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