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Brendan Guhle

Player Thoughts from the Amerks 2018 Locker Clean Out

The ice is gone, the bags are packed, the locker room is empty and players are making plans to go back home for the summer. Locker clean out’s are complete and with that comes end of season thoughts and looking forward. Getting swept in three games by Syracuse wasn’t how anyone wanted the season to …
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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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Linus Ullmark Returns Tonight vs Syracuse

The Rochester Americans have three regular season games remaining before the playoffs, two of those games are against the Syracuse Crunch in what could be a preview of the first round of the playoffs. The Crunch have a 5-1-1-1 series advantage this season. Rochester won the first two games of the season against Syracuse and also …
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Amerks Steamrolled the Penguins

The story of the game was the mind boggling 12 goals that the Rochester Americans scored on Friday night on the way to a 12-3 win over the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. “It was an emotional win,” Criscuolo said. “We had a lot of guys who played with Wilkes-Barre last year and returned a few guys to …
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Game Preview: Amerks Host Penguins

It’s gameday in Rochester with the Amerks hosting the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. The team will also be inducting Marty Biron into the Amerks Hall of Fame. It’s a must win weekend for Rochester. They’re on a five game losing streak and only two wins in the last 12 games. Only one of those was in regulation. …
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Amerks are Full of Opportunity; CJ Smith Injury

The weekend didn’t go as well as the Rochester Americans wanted on the ice and the week started off with more bad news, leading scorer CJ Smith is out 3-4 weeks with a lower body injury. Colin Blackwell talked about the CJ Smith injury news saying, “He does it all. Power play, kills penalties. Great …
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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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Road Trip, Still Having Fun and Returning Players

The Amerks are still in second place even after only winning two of their last 10 games but that may not last for long. Utica won on Friday night putting them in 3rd place and only two points behind Rochester in the standings. Ten games ago they were 14 points behind. The coaching staff put the …
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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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Ullmark is Playing for the Cup; CJ Smith Ends his Slump

After a great weekend in Charlotte the Amerks returned home to practice for road games ahead vs Toronto and Belleville before the All-Star break. They had won 4-1 and then were down 4-1 and scored three goals before losing in overtime. Seth Griffith talked about the win on Saturday saying, “We came out hot. We …
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