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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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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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Recap of the Last 5 Games (Games 56-60)

Welcome to the 12th 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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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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Wedgewood, Amerks Shutout Sound Tigers to Sweep Season Series

The weekend started with great five goal shutout win over the Bridgeport Sound Tigers on home ice. Scott Wedgewood earned his fourth shutout of the season with the five goals scored by Kevin Porter, Alex Nylander, Rasmus Asplund (x2), and Andrew Oglevie. Previous commitments prevented me from writing a game recap of my own but …
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Beyond The Blade: Amerks Weekly | Episode 16

Welcome to the 16th 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 weekend games against …
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Crunch Power Play Dominates the Amerks

The game plan appeared simple for the Syracuse Crunch, get the Rochester Americans to take penalties, and then go to work on the power play. It worked. The Crunch scored three power play goals on Sunday afternoon in a 4-1 win. They had also scored two power play goals during the game Saturday night. There …
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Amerks Score Five in a Road Win at Syracuse

The puck dropped on Saturday night in Syracuse with Rochester and Syracuse tied for first place with each team at 73 points in the standings. It’s not the first time they’ve been tied for first but just like previous ties the night ends with Rochester back in possession of first place. An overall dominating game …
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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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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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Recap of the Last 5 Games (Games 46-50)

Welcome to the 10th 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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