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Keith Wozniak

New Challenges with Redmond and Wedgewood Injured

The Rochester Americans finished Wednesday night with a new challenge – they would be without their leading scorer who is also their top defenseman. They’ll also without their number one goalie. Zach Redmond took an awkward fall as he played the puck along the boards behind his own net in the final minute of Wednesdays …
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Amerks Had to Score Seven Goals to Defeat the Devils

Wednesday night finished with the Rochester Americans having to score seven goals to defeat the Binghamton Devils. How they got to that win wasn’t in the best way possible and the team acknowledged that after the game. Games aren’t always going to be pretty but when you win they’re a little prettier. “It’s a good …
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Zach Redmond Sets a New Amerks Franchise Record

Rochester Americans defenseman Zach Redmond has broken the franchise record for goals by a defenseman in the regular season with his 19th goal of the season. It’s a record that stood for 46 years set by Rick Pagnutti during the 1972/1973 season scoring 18 goals. Redmond scored twice against the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins on January 18, …
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Taylor Leier is Ready for the Change of Scenery

It was a shocking night last Thursday for two players on the road to find out that they had been traded. Taylor Leier was with the Lehigh Valley Phantoms in Hartford for a Friday night game and Justin Bailey was with the Rochester Americans in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton for a Friday night game. Alex Nylander talked about …
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Zach Redmond has Settled into Breaking a Record

When Zach Redmond was traded to the Buffalo Sabres organization on the eve of the 2017/2018 NHL regular season starting it’s highly unlikely that anyone could have predicted that Redmond would be entering the record books of the Rochester Americans. On the surface it was a simple trade between two NHL teams sending defenseman to …
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Beyond The Blade: Amerks Weekly | Episode 12

Welcome to the twelfth episode of our Amerks weekly podcast on Beyond The Blade between myself, Keith Wozniak, and Chad DeDominicis from Die By the Blade. It’s a short podcast where we discuss what’s currently going on with the Rochester Americans and what’s happened since the previous episode. This week we talked about the Justin Bailey for …
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Zach Redmond Ties a Franchise Record in Amerks Win

Milestones and tying franchise records are a lot more enjoyable when the team wins and the Rochester Americans did just that on Friday night in a 5-4 win on the road against the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. Zach Redmond scored two goals to reach 18 goals this season and tie the franchise record for goals by a …
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Extended Post with a Mix of Quotes from the Amerks Locker Room

The Amerks had a week of practice before going on the road this weekend to play the Penguins and Phantoms. They’re coming off of last weekend where they split a home and home with Toronto where Toronto won in Rochester and Rochester won in Toronto. On the road this weekend they’ll likely be without Sean …
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Sabres Acquire Taylor Leier from the Flyers for Justin Bailey

The Buffalo Sabres made an announcement late Thursday night that the team had acquired forward Taylor Leier from the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for forward Justin Bailey. A trade that was a surprise but at the same time really wasn’t. Leier was immediately assigned to the Rochester Americans once the trade was completed. On the surface …
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Beyond The Blade: Amerks Weekly | Episode 11

Welcome to the eleventh episode of our Amerks weekly podcast on Beyond The Blade between myself, Keith Wozniak, and Chad DeDominicis from Die By the Blade. It’s a short podcast where we discuss what’s currently going on with the Rochester Americans and what’s happened since the previous episode. This week we touch on the weekend series with …
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