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Recap of 2018-2019 Amerks Regular Season Stats

The Rochester Americans return to the ice Wednesday morning to prepare for the 2019 Calder Cup Playoffs and continue the goal they set in the preseason – to be an elite playoff team. The regular season was just about as good as it can get in terms of stats and finishing third overall in the …
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Overtime Loss Raises Questions About Home Ice

The Rochester Americans have talked about winning the North Division title all season and Friday night that opportunity likely slipped away from them on home ice. Again. A path to winning the division title was simple – win three straight and it’s theirs. But yet again they played a bad game on home ice in …
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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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Redmond Returns for a Big Weekend vs Syracuse

The headline is one that should play out until June if everything goes according to plan. That’s a long ways away in but it’s where every hockey team wants to be. The Amerks earned five of six points last week which has set this weekend up for a battle with the Syracuse Crunch for the …
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Comeback Falls Short in Overtime Loss

It wasn’t the best of games but it also wasn’t the worst of games. At this time of year giving up any points when you’re still chasing first place is less than ideal though. The Amerks erased a two goal deficit but it wasn’t enough as they went on to lose 4-3 in overtime to …
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Danny O’Regan OT Winner Completes a Huge Comeback Win

The game on Sunday afternoon was a roller coaster that presented a lot of doubt in the first minute of the third period but this Rochester Americans team didn’t quit and will drive back from Toronto feeling a lot better about themselves. Dmytro Timashov scored just 38 seconds into the third period to give the …
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Ugly Friday Night Loss to the Monsters

What was uglier, the loss or the jerseys? That was a question everyone was asking Friday night after the Monsters showed up in town and handed the Amerks a 5-2 loss on home ice. It was a special jersey night sponsored by Nickelodeon that featured the Monsters in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle themed jerseys and …
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Olofsson, Leier Power Amerks to Fifth Straight Road Win

The road win in Binghamton wasn’t the easiest and the team wasn’t too happy with their performance but the end result is what matters most. After gaining an early two goal lead the Devils tied the game and made the Amerks work for the win. Two goals from Victor Olofsson in the last five minutes …
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Recap of the Last 5 Games (Games 51-55)

Welcome to the 11th 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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Guhle Traded to Anaheim; Baptiste Traded to Toronto

The NHL trade deadline is Monday afternoon but the first move that impacts the Rochester Americans occurred on Sunday when the Buffalo Sabres traded Brendan Guhle and a first round pick to the Anaheim Ducks for defenseman Brandon Montour. In a statement released by the Sabres here’s what Jason Botterill had to say about Montour: “Brandon is …
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Bad Game Results in Loss to the Streaking Senators

“The first two periods we didn’t have anything tonight,” Chris Taylor said after the game. “We played terrible.” Those are some of the most candid public comments that Taylor has made this season. There’s likely times that he’s felt that way and shared that with the locker room but it’s not often he’ll make the …
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