Embarrassing 9-2 Loss in Syracuse

When sixteen of the 18 players to dress for the opposing team record at least one point, including the goalie, it’s not going to be an outcome that will want to be remembered. The Rochester Americans lost by the final score of 9-2 to the Syracuse Crunch on Saturday night, 4 of those goals coming within …
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Amerks End Losing Streak With A 3-2 Win

The Amerks stop their losing streak at five with a 3-2 win over the Syracuse  Crunch tonight. Stefan Meyer was a site for sore eyes tonight.  Coming back to Rochester from his first NHL game on Wed night, he had the game winning goal and an assist, and was the first star of the game. Taking a 2-0 lead in the …
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The Tolls of a Dual-Affiliation

  The Amerks are now the only team left in the AHL with two parent organizations.  It would seem there is a reason for that.  It was only a matter of time before call-ups started happening for the Amerks.  They do for every AHL team.  They are always going to be a part every minor …
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Meyer/Kreps called up to Florida

After multiple injuries to the Florida Panthers last week, Stefan Meyers and Kamil Kreps have been called up today.  After nine games played with the Amerks this season, Stefan has 1 goal and 4 assists for 5 points.  Kreps has 1 goal and 5 assists in six games played this season.  This is Meyer’s first call …
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Amerks drop their 5th straight in Hershey

The Amerks are having a hard time getting two points.  They lost their 5th consecutive game on Saturday night in a 3-1 loss against the Hershey Bears. Tyler Plante had his first shot in goal with 39 saves which was just not enough to keep the team ahead.  Kamil Kreps scored the lone Amerks’ goal. …
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Fourth straight loss in a shootout

With a 5-3 lead in the third period, the Amerks were unable to hold on and ended up losing there fourth street in a shootout loss to the Manitoba Moose by the score of 6-5. “Even when we gave something up, we responded right away, like a veteran team,” MacArthur said. They did play well after …
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Amerks lose second straight to Manitoba

After a heartbreaking loss last night, the Amerks fail to pick up the pace for their second straight game in two nights against the Manitoba Moose. The lone goal for the evening/pair of games was from Mark Mancari.  The Amerks are without the talent of Kenndal McArdle and Andrej Sekera.  McArdle broke his jaw in …
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Amerks unable to beat the Moose

The Rochester Americans were unable to get any of there 32 shots past Manitoba Moose goalie Drew MacIntyre as they lost the first of a 3 game series by the score of 1-0.  The only goal of the game was scored by Luc Bourdon on a power play after Mike Weber was in the penalty box …
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Marketing the Amerks as a breeding ground?

With what seems to be very little marketing done for the team outside of advertisements in the DandC, Insider, and City News, the Rochester Americans have released some ad’s featuring Thomas Vanek, Jason Pominville and Ryan Miller. This is sure to be something that will “irk” a number of loyal fans.  While it’s true that …
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Amerks unable to hold on, lose 4-3

The Rochester Americans stopped two penalty shots, but gave up three second period goals, as they lost tonight to the Providence Bruins, 4-3, in front of 7,734 at The Blue Cross Arena.  Additional coverage of the game: Official AHL Stats Amerks.com – THREE SECOND-PERIOD GOALS DOOM AMERKS D&C – Providence cruises past Amerks

MacArthur spoils Bulldogs home opener!

Clarke MacArthur scored the only goal in the shootout to spoil opening night celebrations at the Copps Coliseum for the Hamilton Bulldogs.  The Rochester Americans squandered a 4-1 lead towards the end of the 2nd period, yet managed to hold on through regulation and overtime. Additional coverage of the game: Official AHL Stats Amerks.com – …
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