Alex Nylander Leads Amerks to a Shootout Win

The Rochester Americans won their second straight game in a shootout beating the Laval Rocket on Friday night in Laval. Alex Nylander scored once in regulation and also scored the winner in the shootout to lead the Amerks to the win. Overall it was a great game back and forth, the Amerks were the better …
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Shootout Goal by Olofsson Completes Comeback Win

The Rochester Americans completed a comeback over the Bridgeport Sound Tigers on Wednesday night with a shootout win. Rasmus Asplund tied the game with 12 seconds remaining in regulation and then Victor Olofsson scored the only goal in the shootout for the win. Scott Wedgewood finished the game with 22 saves. Early in the second …
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Amerks Split the Weekend vs Toronto and Utica

The Rochester Americans split the weekend with a controlling 5-1 win over the Toronto Marlies followed by a battle against Utica that resulted in a 4-3 loss. In front of a crowd of just over 8,000 people the Amerks had goals from five different players along with strong goaltending again from Scott Wedgewood when they …
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Dalton Smith is a Difference Maker in Rochester

The role of the stereotypical fourth liner in hockey has evolved over the last 10 to 15 years from being a goon that was pure intimidation to now being the muscle on the ice that can provide intimidation but also needs to be able to play hockey. There was a time not too long ago …
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Amerks Return from Break with a Shutout Win Over Cleveland

The Rochester Americans returned from Christmas break with a 4-0 shutout win on the road in Cleveland powered by three power play goals. The team had three days off, took a four hour bus ride to Cleveland on Wednesday, and won in a decisive fashion ending a three game losing streak. Overall the Amerks played …
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Veilleux Suspended Two Games; Glotov Called Up

The day after the Christmas break and we’re right back into news and updates. Yannick Veilleux was suspended two games and the Amerks called up Vasily Glotov from Cincinnati. On Wednesday morning the American League announced that Amerks forward Yannick Veilleux was suspended two games “as a consequence of his actions in a game vs. …
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Recap of the Last 5 Games (Games 26-30)

Welcome to the sixth 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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Beyond The Blade: Amerks Weekly | Episode 9

Welcome to the ninth 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 talk about the three-loss week, Olofsson struggles, …
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Amerks Head into Christmas Break with 5-1 Loss to Hartford

This recap is directly from Amerks.com (Rochester, NY) … After allowing a pair goals in each of the first and third periods in the second-leg of a two-game set with the Hartford Wolf Pack (14-14-1-2), the Rochester Americans (18-10-2-0) closed out their final game before the Christmas break on the wrong side of 5-1 decision …
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