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Alex Nylander

Three Third Period Goals Carried Amerks to a Comeback Win

The third game in less than 48 hours for the Rochester Americans came down to the final 20 minutes of play and they found a way to erase a two goal deficit and win, mirroring the recent play of their parent team Buffalo Sabres. A win also helped make the five plus hour bus ride …
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Embarrassed in Springfield

That was an embarrassing night in Springfield for the Rochester Americans. There’s no other way to say it. There was 20 minutes of the game on Friday night where it appeared as though it was going to be a competitive hockey game and then the second period arrived. Scott Wedgewood got the start in net …
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Beyond The Blade: Amerks Weekly | Episode 4

Welcome to the fourth 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 team and what’s happened since the previous episode. This week we talk about the Taylor Fedun trade, Alex …
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Inside the Final 89 Seconds of Friday Night

After tying a league record for 29 overtime games and getting being swept in the first round of the playoffs last season the Rochester Americans coaching staff consisting of Chris Taylor, Gord Dineen and Toby Petersen knew they had to make some adjustments. There’s development for coaches as much as there is for players and …
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Redmond, Nylander and Bailey Lead the Way. Again.

The key to success for an American League team is a mix of prospects, in-betweeners and veterans and those are the players that carried the Amerks to another win on Friday night in Rochester. Big plays from Alex Nylander, a burst of speed and goal from Justin Bailey and veteran defense Zach Redmond scored his …
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Team Effort Leads Amerks to a Dominating Win

The Rochester Americans played one of their best team games in a dominating 5-2 win on Thursday night in Buffalo in a battle for first place. Heading into the night the Cleveland Monsters were two points behind the Amerks in the standings making it a four point game. The Amerks now have a four point …
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Beyond The Blade: Amerks Weekly | Episode 3

Welcome to the third episode of our Amerks Weekly podcast on Beyond The Blade between myself, Keith Wozniak, and Chad DeDominicis from Die By the Blade. We’re getting into a groove to make sure this really is every week. This week we talk about Zach Redmond, consistency and the lack of for some players, being an elite …
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Comets were Smoked by the Shot Blocking Amerks

The Rochester Americans started the season being known as a tough team to play against and after smoking the Comets out of the building in the ninth game of the season they may be at that point. In five of the six wins this season Rochester has lit up the scoreboard with four or more …
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Beyond The Blade: Amerks Weekly | Episode 2

Welcome to the second episode of a new weekly Amerks podcast on Beyond The Blade between myself, Keith Wozniak, and Chad DeDominicis from Die By the Blade. Due to scheduling we missed a week but the plan is to make this a weekly thing. This week we talk about a team that has won five of their …
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