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Arvin Atwal

A Few Bad Bounces and Amerks Lose Third Straight

That was a bad road trip for the Rochester Americans. There’s no way to say anything positive about the team effort of this road trip. On Thursday night they had a 4-0 lead after 23 minutes of play against Bridgeport. They lost 6-4. [ Game Recap ] On Friday night they had a 3-2 lead …
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Disappointing Weekend for the Amerks

A three game weekend comes to an end for the Rochester Americans and the main question is, what’s happened to this team? The good news is that even on the current pace they’re still guaranteed a playoff spot. Once you’re in anything can happen but that doesn’t mean losing is acceptable. It wasn’t all that …
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Big Goal for Gionta with a Big Crowd

The obvious story line of Friday night was the one game professional tryout contract that Brian Gionta signed to play for the Rochester Americans. Within the first minute of the game he had the games first scoring chance rushing the net. There was a buzz of energy in the building every time the puck touched …
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Roster Moves and Injury Updates

The Amerks finished their weekend road trip to Canada and have sent Justin Danforth, Arvin Atwal and Eric Knodel back to the Cincinnati Cyclones. Justin Danforth was an anticipated call up as a leading scorer in the ECHL. He played on Saturday night against Belleville and three shots playing on a line with Adam Krause …
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Gameday: Amerks at Marlies, Depth and Talking with Danforth

The Rochester Americans finish their lengthy set of road games this weekend on the road tonight in Toronto and Saturday night in Belleville. Rochester and Toronto have split the season series 1-1. Toronto won the first game 3-2 in Rochester. Rochester won the second game 2-0 in Toronto. Rochester and Belleville have played four times …
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Being a Family and Leadership is Key to the Amerks Success

The Amerks are on the road this weekend for their first set of three games over three days. Well, technically three games in less than three days since they play on Sunday afternoon at 3pm. The team is traveling to Springfield, Hartford and Bridgeport. A long bus ride there but cities within close proximity to …
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Amerks Won Again; A Suspension and Defensive Depth

Another game, another win and two more points in the standings after the Amerks held off the Hartford Wolf Pack to win 4-2 on Friday night. Seven players earned points on the score sheet:¬†CJ Smith (2G / 2A) Fashing (1G) Guhle (1G) Blackwell (2A) Nylander (1A) Percy (1A) Atwal (1A). The Amerks had a 3-1 …
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Amerks Game Day Notes: Relying on Depth, Return of Rodrigues and Nylander

The road to winning hockey games in The AHL is all about depth. Injuries and roster moves are the only things that stay constant especially for the Rochester Americans. There was seven roster moves on Thursday. Two players to the Sabres (Kyle Criscuolo and Casey Nelson), one player from the Sabres (Nick Baptiste), two players …
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Seven Roster Moves for the Amerks Today

The front office of the Rochester Americans, Buffalo Sabres and Cincinnati Cyclones were busy today with a total of seven roster moves. This post has gone through a number of edits as each time it was close to being published we’d find out about another move. Now that the day is over this should be …
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