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Keith Wozniak

Ugly Friday Night Loss to the Monsters

What was uglier, the loss or the jerseys? That was a question everyone was asking Friday night after the Monsters showed up in town and handed the Amerks a 5-2 loss on home ice. It was a special jersey night sponsored by Nickelodeon that featured the Monsters in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle themed jerseys and …
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Amerks Home Tonight and Looking for the 40th Win

We’re down to the last 12 regular season games of the season and tonight is the first of only five home games remaining before the playoffs. Where the Rochester Americans are going to finish in the standings is still a toss up. After leading the North Division for the majority of the season they now …
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Amerks Lose Second Straight to the Checkers

The Rochester Americans are a good hockey team but the Charlotte Checkers are better and it showed this weekend. The Checkers won 3-1 on Saturday night and swept the weekend with back to back wins over the Amerks. Three things come to mind in summarizing the loss – an offensive zone turnover, a bad third …
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Amerks Lose 4-1 against the Checkers

If chances could earn at least a point in the standings the Rochester Americans could have earned one against the Charlotte Checkers on Friday night. Unfortunately they don’t. The Checkers scored four goals to defeat the Amerks by a 4-1 score and continue to be the number one team in the American League. Charlotte scored …
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Scott Wedgewood Wants More than Just a Career Season

There were some questions on July 1, 2018 when the Buffalo Sabres announced in the first minutes of free agency that they signed goalie Scott Wedgewood to a one year two-way contract. Almost eight and a half months later Scott Wedgewood has answered all of those questions, many doubt filled, and proved that he could …
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Amerks Score Three in the Third, Wedgewood Earns Fifth Shutout

A slow 40 minutes of play opened up in the final 12 minutes of the game when the Amerks scored three goals to win 3-0 against the Utica Comets. Scott Wedgewood made 30 saves for his 25th win and fifth shutout. The only thing notable from the first period was a ridiculous game misconduct call …
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Amerks Sign Kurt Gosselin Through 2019-2020 Season

The Rochester Americans announced that they’ve signed their first new player through next season. Defenseman Kurt Gosselin signed an ATO (Amateur Tryout Contract) to finish the remainder of this season with the Cincinnati Cyclones and has also signed a two-way American League contract through next season. He’ll have a chance to compete for a roster spot on …
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Amerks Complete Perfect Weekend with 6-1 Win Over Devils

Finishing a set of three games with three regulation wins in less than 48 hours along with losing an hour of sleep is something the team is satisfied with. The Amerks took a few too many penalties on Sunday but it didn’t slow them down from putting six goals up on the Devils to win …
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Recap of the Last 5 Games (Games 56-60)

Welcome to the 12th part of a 15 part season series highlighting the last five games (the last segment will be six games) showing off the stats, standings, highlights, transactions and whatever else took place prior to the next five games. The goal is to post these the day of the next game of a …
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Olofsson, Leier Power Amerks to Fifth Straight Road Win

The road win in Binghamton wasn’t the easiest and the team wasn’t too happy with their performance but the end result is what matters most. After gaining an early two goal lead the Devils tied the game and made the Amerks work for the win. Two goals from Victor Olofsson in the last five minutes …
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