Amerks Practice Report, Updates, and Quotes

That’s it. Thursday was the last regular season practice for the Rochester Americans of the 2018/2019 season. They’ll have one more morning skate, two road games, and then the playoffs begin. Feels like yesterday we were asking if it was October yet as we waited for the regular season to start. Nathan Paetsch was asked …
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Monsters Defeated by Thompson and Wedgewood

The Rochester Americans defeated the Cleveland Monsters on Monday night to guarantee at least second place in the North Division and continue their push for the first North Division title since the 2004/2005 season. Tage Thompson scored twice and Scott Wedgewood made 36 saves in the 2-1 win for the teams league leading 24th road …
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5-2 Bounce Back Win in Syracuse

After a pretty miserable 6-1 loss to the Syracuse Crunch on home ice Friday night Jack Dougherty said, “I think we’ve done a great job all year of bouncing back from particularly ugly losses so I think that’s the plan for tomorrow.” That was the plan for Saturday night and it only took 33 seconds …
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6-1 Win Gives Syracuse the Rivalry Advantage

The Rochester Americans talked all week about focusing on winning a the North Division title but after a 6-1 loss on Friday night those hopes will come down to the next game. Syracuse is now five points ahead of Rochester in the standings but Rochester has a game in hand. If Syracuse wins on Saturday …
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Focusing on a Division Title and Momentum

The Rochester Americans clinched a playoff position with a comeback win on Saturday night completing one of many goals set at the start of the season. The win required coming from behind and scoring four goals in the third period to win 6-4. “We out chanced them 33-12,” Chris Taylor said after practice. “Sometimes they …
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Beyond The Blade: Amerks Weekly | Episode 18

Welcome to the 18th 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. It’s also the only podcast focused on the Rochester …
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