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Andrew MacWilliam

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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Amerks Regular Season by the Numbers

The first half of the 2017/2018 Rochester Americans season was recapped as a fun winning team. In the second half of the season they stayed alive, stuck with it, made it through injuries, recalls and it was enough to clinch a playoff position. The team finished in third place in the North Division. They also …
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Gameday Notes: Players Familiar with O’Regan

The Amerks finish the third quarter of their season tonight at home vs Bridgeport Sound Tigers, a team they’ve already defeated twice this season. A 4-1 road win on December 10, 2017 and a 3-2 overtime win at home on January 5, 2018. Danny O’Regan will play in his first game tonight for the Amerks …
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The Bears Attacked and Won in Overtime

The Rochester Americans continued their league lead in one statistic on Sunday afternoon in Hershey, games that have gone into overtime. The team leads the league with 42% of their games going into overtime. Hershey Bears forward Wayne Simpson scored with three seconds left in regulation to tie the game 2-2 and send the Amerks …
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