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EricBourgeois

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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Scouting Report – 11/23/16 – Erik Burgdoerfer

By Dennis Allen, Jr. There were a lot of questions facing how the Amerks would perform tonight after the recent call ups of Cole Schneider and Cal O’Reilly. They looked very much like an undermanned roster playing without a captain. In O’Reilly, Schneider and Fedun, the Amerks were missing their top 3 point scorers this …
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Scouting Report – 11/18/16 – Nick Baptiste

New Lets Go Amerks contributor Dennis Allen Jr. will be posting a scouting report on a different player each home game (and the odd road game) he attends.  You can see his previous scouting reports at: http://rocscouting.blogspot.com  …… and be sure to follow him @RocScout14 Dennis is an aspiring scout wrapping up his associates program for …
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Season 61 – Preview

(10/13 PM Update) For the third summer in the last 4 years, the Amerks roster looks good…ON PAPER.  “Blah Blah Blah”, “Yeah, whatever”, and “So what”.  I hear you, guys.  But it’s October – so I’m going to put on my hopeful and optimistic mask for the time being. I was excited about Cunneyworth returning …
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Time flies regardless

5 seasons have passed since the Sabres purchased and re-affiliated with the Amerks.  While the on-ice product has been mostly miserable and sometimes embarrassing this last half-decade, there have been some players I’ve enjoyed watching here over that time period.  Here are 10 (and why) in no particular order:  Freddie Roy – A throwback to the …
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No excuses this season

It’s over.  One of the more disappointing seasons of at least the past 35 years has mercifully finished. This isn’t last year’s team who could say Buffalo’s tanking devastated their roster.  It’s not a season like 2008-2009, 2010-2011, 2011-2012 or 2013-2014 where significant injuries both here and above (Florida+Buffalo) led to too many ECHL’ers playing …
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Open Letter to the AHL President – 60th Anniversary night

Written by LGA contributor Ted Cichanowicz   Mr Andrews….if you weren’t doing anything special on this night, perhaps you should have made a visit to Rochester, NY to take in the festivities at the Blue Cross Arena. And if you had come, it may make you painfully aware of how you have so devalued, besmirched, and …
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