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Scouting Report – 12/15/2017 – Nick Baptiste

Last Friday’s battle against the Marlies had a very post-season like feel. It was very clear that two of the top teams in the AHL had taken the ice. Even though the Amerks lost, fans in Rochester have legitimate Calder Cup hopes this year. Brendan Guhle showcased the speed and playmaking ability that has turned …
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Scouting Report – 12/13/2017 – Seth Griffith

Wednesday night the Amerks finally managed to exorcise their home ice demons against the Comets with a 3-1 victory. Even though Rochester had taken points in the last 3 games in Utica, the Comets had outscored the Amerks 7-1 in the previous two meetings at the Blue Cross Arena. After an early soft goal spawned …
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Scouting Report – 12/1/2017 – Casey Nelson

Although the Amerks looked the better team for the majority of the night (Friday 12/1) they fell to Hartford in a 5-4 shoot out loss. However, there was much more to take away from this game than just a point. Seth Griffith looked phenomenal in his debut, and will likely be a key piece in …
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Scouting Report – 11/24/2017 – Evan Rodrigues

Friday night (11/24) the Amerks thoroughly dominated the Devils in a 10-3 victory in front of what has been the most loud and energetic crowd of the season. Almost everyone on the roster played a phenomenal game, and it seemed as if every puck off an Amerk stick was destined for the top corner. Nylander …
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Scouting Report – 11/17/2017 – Alexander Nylandar

Friday’s Military Appreciation Night clash against the Wolf Pack marked the second consecutive impressive home victory for the Amerks. Though the headlines going in were all about the return of Evan Rodrigues and Alexander Nylander, CJ smith stole the show with a massive night featuring two goals and two assists. Blackwell also impressed for the …
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Scouting Report – 11/15/2017 – Colin Blackwell

Wednesday marked the Amerk’s first shutout victory of the year. And while Linus Ullmark did play fantastic, the story of the night was the 60 minutes of clean, conservative hokey played by the Amerks. Rochester took an early lead scoring two power-play goals in the first four minutes. It was a stark contrast from the …
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Amerks Game Day: Roster Notes, Players Caring, Road vs Home Results

The Amerks are on the ice tonight vs Binghamton Devils for the first of ten games between the two teams this season. Four of the Amerks next six games are against Binghamton as well. One familiar name on the Devils roster is former Amerks forward Tim Kennedy. This’ll be the first game back in the …
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Amerks Erased Two Goal Deficit Before Losing in the Shootout

The odds were stacked against the Amerks on Saturday night down by two goals off of a couple of bad bounces and they were having penalty problems all night but they did what they’ve become good at, keeping their heads up and finding a way to come back shift by shift. (Photo Credit: Utica Comets) …
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Scouting Report – 10/28/2017 – Kyle Criscuolo

In what was a reversal from the previous night (10/27) in every way, the Amerks played two great periods of hockey, but let a win slip away with a disappointing third period. As it should have been, playing a complete 60 minutes was a major theme in the post game press conference. Although it was …
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Scouting Report – 10/27/2017 – Sahir Gill

On Friday night (10/27), for two periods the Amerks looked exactly like like a team that was dominated in consecutive appearances on home ice last weekend. By the end of the first two frames, the Amerks had officially been outscored 14 to 6 while on home ice. Fortunately, what followed was a magnificent 3rd period …
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