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Keith Wozniak

Redmond Called Up; Amerks Defense Still Looks Decent

Another day and another move, the Sabres have called up Zach Redmond, the best performing defenseman on the Amerks roster so far. In four games played Redmond has 1 goal, 2 assists and is a plus 2. The Sabres placed Josh Gorges on injured reserve to open up a roster spot for Redmond. He’ll join …
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Amerks Head Coach After Loss: That’s Not Acceptable

The Amerks collapsed again and lost 5-2 against the Charlotte Checkers on Friday night and head coach Chris Taylor didn’t hold back saying, “I know it’s a process, I know what happened last year and… but… that’s not acceptable.” (Featured photo from Amerks.com) Adam Krause and Zach Redmond scored their first goals of the season to …
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Gameday Notes: Amerks vs Checkers

The Amerks are home tonight versus the Charlotte Checkers for the first of four games this season between the two teams. This is only the fourth game of the season for the Amerks and the roster has already had some changes. Nathan Paetsch is out for weeks with a lower body injury. Taylor Fedun joins …
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Amerks Sign Defenseman Stuart Percy to PTO

The Amerks added some more experience to the blue line on Thursday by signing Stuart Percy to a professional tryout. He has a combined 226 games between the AHL & NHL which gives the team more experience on the blue line without counting against The AHL’s ridiculous vet limit. Percy was drafted 25th by the …
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Team USA Adds Former Amerks to Deutschland Cup; Path to the Olympics

USA Hockey announced the roster for Team USA headed to the Deutschland Cup tournament in Germany from November 10-12th and it includes some former Rochester Americans along with Rochester native Brian Gionta. This is a lead up to the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea as players try to make the final cut to compete …
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Practice Notes: Taylor Commented about Friday, Paetsch Out, Malone In

The team was on the ice at Bill Gray’s Iceplex this morning for a long practice after a disappointing game on Friday night. They made use of two sheets of ice without a break like they have had at the War Memorial during a dry scrape. Finished up on rink 4, walked to rink 1 …
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Game Recap and Notes: Flat on Friday the 13th, Paetsch Injured, Playing as a Team

The Amerks started the season with two wins over the Syracuse Crunch and with only one game this weekend they should’ve come out but the opposite happened, they fell flat from the start. The rest of the game was an uphill battle they weren’t able to recover from. (Featured photo courtesy of Amerks.com) “We weren’t …
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Chris Taylor on WGR550 Talking Systems, Tasks and Player Development

Amerks Head Coach Chris Taylor was on WGR550 this morning with Howard and Simon talking about the system, coaching tasks and talked about some individual players. Scroll down to listen to the audio. After years of players being rushed to the NHL and strictly talk about development it’s great that winning is also a big …
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Opening Night Post Game Comments from Taylor, Paetsch, Bailey and Ullmark

The Amerks started the season with a 3-1 win and Justin Bailey had the post game quote of the night that we’re loving. He said, “We wanted to show the city of Rochester it’s going to be a change of pace around here.” Tell your family, friends, neighbors, coworkers and everyone else you can that …
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Opening Night is here with Depth, Attitude and Coaching

It’s finally arrived. After yet another LONG summer we’re now on the cusp of opening night and while several previous seasons have yielded some good free agent signings – this summer was outstanding. There’s three reasons to be more excited about this season than previous ones: depth, attitude and coaching! Depth A quick look at …
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