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Brendan Guhle

Amerks Defeat Springfield to Continue Success on the Road

The Amerks continued their road success on Friday night defeating the Springfield Thunderbirds 2-1. Linus Ullmark got the win in net with 18 saves to extend the teams road record to 7-1-3-1. Rochester dominated play through the first period and didn’t allow a shot against Ullmark until six minutes into the first period. Seth Griffith …
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Amerks End the Week with a 60 Minute Win

This Amerks team is fun. It’s only 22 games into the season but they’re playing as a team that should make those proud that have previously represented the logo. The team defeated the league leading Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins on Saturday night after two subpar performances. And without a top six forward that was called up. Eric …
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Amerks Notes: Wolf Pack and Penguins this Weekend

The Wolf Pack are in town again after the Amerks defeated them 4-2 on November 17 at home. That game ended on a fiesty note when Dan Catenacci steam rolled Alexander Nylander in his first game back. Arvin Atwal stepped in and dropped the gloves with less than five minutes left to play. Catenacci has missed the …
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Amerks Notes, Botterill Talks Nylander and Ullmark and Johansson Returns

The Amerks are heading to Binghamton today after defeating them on Friday night in a massive 10-3 win. The last time the Amerks had scored 10 goals in a game was December 16, 2016. [ Read our Friday Night Recap ] **** Goaltender Jonas Johansson played in his first game of the season on Friday …
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Amerks Win and Score 10 Goals for the First Time Since 2006

It’s all about how you come back from previous games. The Rochester Americans rebounded in a big way winning 10-3 against the Binghamton Devils after being shutout 5-0 by the same team last Saturday. On Wednesday night the Amerks lost in overtime in a back and forth game losing 6-5. The team played 60 minutes …
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Amerks Notes: Addressing a Loss, Team Chemistry and Early Season Leaders

You win some games , you lose some and then you really lose some games during a season. The Amerks really lost on Saturday night against the Binghamton Devils but they are still on a great run with points in nine of their last 11 games. The Devils snapped a six game losing streak with …
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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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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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Amerks Win in a Shootout After Six Goals in the 2nd Period

Chris Taylor walked into the post game press conference and jokingly said, “that all went according to the game plan.” The team is resilient and it paid off. Eric Cornel for the second game in a row scored in the shootout to give the Amerks their fourth win out of the last five games. “That’s …
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Redmond Called Up; Amerks Defense Still Looks Decent

Another day and another move, the Sabres have called up Zach Redmond, the best performing defenseman on the Amerks roster so far. In four games played Redmond has 1 goal, 2 assists and is a plus 2. The Sabres placed Josh Gorges on injured reserve to open up a roster spot for Redmond. He’ll join …
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Gameday Notes: Amerks vs Checkers

The Amerks are home tonight versus the Charlotte Checkers for the first of four games this season between the two teams. This is only the fourth game of the season for the Amerks and the roster has already had some changes. Nathan Paetsch is out for weeks with a lower body injury. Taylor Fedun joins …
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