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Scouting Report – 12/28/16 – Casey Nelson

By Dennis Allen, Jr. After taking what seemed to be a giant step forward against the Crunch, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms dominated the Amerks on Wednesday night. In the 4-2 contest Rochester was only able to muster 16 shots. Once again the play of Justin Bailey was the highlight of the night. He scored his …
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Scouting Report – 12/14/16 – Vaclav Karabacek

By Dennis Allen, Jr. Tonight’s 5-2 victory against the Marlies might just be the best of the year. In a contest that was bogged down by some questionable officiating, Nick Baptiste played a near perfect game; and was able to record a hat trick. Also Dan Catenacci was able to bust out of his slump, …
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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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Mike Brodeur Signs With The Amerks!!!

Finally, after wondering if this would ever happen, Mike Brodeur signed a one-year AHL contract with the Rochester Americans. From Amerks.com Rochester Americans General Manager Jody Gage announced today that the team has signed goaltender Mike Brodeur to a one-year standard American Hockey League contract. “We’re happy Mike was able to earn a permanent spot …
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Featured Player: Peter Aston

 Peter Aston Defense 02/24/1986 6’1” (185.42 cm) 205 lbs Toronto, Ontario Peter Aston is a defenseman who has really come into his own this season with the Rochester Americans.  If the Amerks end up signing a long term affiliation deal with the Florida Panthers, you can bet that Peter Aston is going to play a …
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Mike Funk Injury Update

Mike Funk is expecting to be cleared to play this weekend.  He injured his shoulder against the Lake Erie Monsters on January 25 and has not played since.  The only other current injury is Mike Card, no word on when he will be able to play again anytime soon, he has been out with another concussion.