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Team USA Adds Former Amerks to Deutschland Cup; Path to the Olympics

USA Hockey announced the roster for Team USA headed to the Deutschland Cup tournament in Germany from November 10-12th and it includes some former Rochester Americans along with Rochester native Brian Gionta. This is a lead up to the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea as players try to make the final cut to compete …
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Scouting Report – 10/13/2017 – Hudson Fasching

Friday night the Amerks played a very underwhelming brand of hockey against the Comets. Zone entry was once again very sloppy, and they weren’t able to dig pucks out well either. Chemistry continues to be an issue for this new roster, and swapping Baptise and Moses on the first two lines only seemed to worsen …
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Chris Taylor on WGR550 Talking Systems, Tasks and Player Development

Amerks Head Coach Chris Taylor was on WGR550 this morning with Howard and Simon talking about the system, coaching tasks and talked about some individual players. Scroll down to listen to the audio. After years of players being rushed to the NHL and strictly talk about development it’s great that winning is also a big …
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Scouting Report – 10/6/2017 – C.J. Smith

After a long and very active offseason, the Amerks look to have taken the first step back to AHL glory. They appeared far and away the better team when facing off against the Syracuse Crunch opening night. Most notable were the performances of Justin Bailey, Kevin Porter, and Linus Ullmark. Bailey was finally able to …
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Opening Night is here with Depth, Attitude and Coaching

It’s finally arrived. After yet another LONG summer we’re now on the cusp of opening night and while several previous seasons have yielded some good free agent signings – this summer was outstanding. There’s three reasons to be more excited about this season than previous ones: depth, attitude and coaching! Depth A quick look at …
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Day 2 of Amerks Training Camp and Some Lines

After a short warm up skate the second day of Amerks training camp kicked into high gear as players split up into pairings as they worked on moving the puck up and down the ice. Repeatedly. #Amerks are getting right into things this morning. pic.twitter.com/1ctTBlLgBo — Let’s Go Amerks (@LetsGoAmerks) September 26, 2017 ICYMI, read …
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Recapping Day 1 Post Skate Interviews, Brian Gionta Possibilities

The first day of training camp is history and nothing happened on the ice that would’ve made one player stand out or cringe about. The on ice session was standard skating and passing drills that every hockey team works on from the youngest ages on up just to get everyone moving. The interviews were posted …
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Amerks Training Camp Roster

The Rochester Americans open training camp on the ice for the 2017/2018 season on Monday and down below is the announced roster for this years camp. Players still with the Sabres: Alexander Nylander (lower body injury), Justin Bailey, Nick Baptiste, Seth Griffith, Matt Tennyson, Justin Falk, Taylor Fedun and Linus Ullmark. For a full list of roster information including contract …
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Scouting Report – 4/8/2017 – Alexandre Goulet

I want to start this report off by giving a tremendous amount of credit to Alex Kile and Justin Danforth. To join a team this late in the season and enjoy immediate success like they have is quite the achievement. Unfortunately, Alexandre Goulet was not able to replicate the performances of his fellow ATO’s. Even …
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Scouting Report – 4/7/2017 – Brendan Guhle

Like most in Rochester, I was very excited for the highly anticipated arrival of Brendan Guhle. It was unquestionably worth the wait. Even in a loosing effort, Guhle was the best Amerk on the ice. It’s unbelievable to see such a high hockey IQ in a 19-year-old prospect. He was rewarded with the 2nd star …
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Scouting Report – 4/5/2017 – Hudson Fasching

Hudson Fasching continued his strong play on Wednesday by netting a goal in the 5-2 victory against the Senators. His work rate was excellent, but after watching him I feel he still has plenty of work to do before he can effectively play at the next level. I am going to rate his performance a …
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