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Andrew MacWilliam

Will Borgen is a Thrilling and Confident Defenseman

Will Borgen decided last March to pack his bags, leave school, start his professional career, and after 57 games this season with the Rochester Americans it’s clear that he made the correct decision. He’s only missed one game this season but there’s a good chance he would have played if it was a playoff game. …
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A New Line Dominated the Simple Sunday Game Plan

The line combinations have stayed pretty consistent through the first 51 games of the season for the Rochester Americans but on Sunday afternoon a new line rolled out during warm ups and dominated the game. The three players had played a combined 31 games leading up to Sunday afternoon and it was the first time …
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Amerks Give Up 5 for the Second Straight Game

The Rochester Americans traveled to Cleveland on Tuesday and lost their second straight game on the road and second straight game giving up five goals. Three of which were in a short amount of time yet again. It was the fifth meeting of the season between the two teams and the first win for Cleveland …
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Shootout Goal by Olofsson Completes Comeback Win

The Rochester Americans completed a comeback over the Bridgeport Sound Tigers on Wednesday night with a shootout win. Rasmus Asplund tied the game with 12 seconds remaining in regulation and then Victor Olofsson scored the only goal in the shootout for the win. Scott Wedgewood finished the game with 22 saves. Early in the second …
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Gameday Preview: Cleveland Monsters at Rochester Americans

The Cleveland Monsters visit Rochester for the first time this season even though it’s technically the second home game for the Amerks. The two teams last played on November 5 at KeyBank Center in Buffalo. Justin Bailey and Wayne Simpson had two goal nights in that game leading the Amerks to a solid 5-2 win …
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Swedes Launched the Comets out of Town

It was only a matter of time before the abundance of Swedish players on the roster would lead the team to a win and that’s what happened on Wednesday night. Jonas Johansson (third star) had 25 saves in his first win of the season with Rochester, Rasmus Asplund (second star) had three assists, and Victor …
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Weekend Preview – Careers are made on Sundays

The Rochester Americans are on the road this weekend against Springfield, Providence and Hartford for three games in less than 48 hours. This is their first of five sets of three games in three days this season, up from three last year. In those nine games last season the team finished with a 4-2-2-1 record. With …
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Randy Sexton Talks About Moves Expected in Free Agency

It’s July 1st which means today is the first day of free agency and time for gaps in the Rochester Americans roster to be filled in. The team has two specific needs – a goalie and a forward or two that can score. Leading up to the start of free agency the Amerks have already …
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Amerks are Bringing Back MacWilliam and Atwal

Rochester Americans General Manager Randy Sexton announced on Thursday that the team has re-signed defensemen Andrew MacWilliam and Arvin Atwal to one year American Hockey League contracts. MacWilliam will be returning for his second season with the Amerks after establishing himself as a veteran leader on the blue line as a defensive defenseman. In 54 games …
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Season Defining Night; Player Performances Through Two Games

The Amerks are down 2-0 in the best of five series but aren’t out of it yet. A season isn’t over until that final hand shake line and that’s the last thing the team wants to do on home ice. If you’re reading this and live in Rochester you should be at the game. Emotions are …
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