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Amerks Win Streak Halted in 5-4 Overtime Loss to B-Sens

Courtesy of Amerks.com from October 20, 2018 (Belleville, ON) … The Rochester Americans’ (5-2-1-0) bid for a sixth straight victory came up short as Chase Balisy of the Belleville Senators (3-3-0-0) scored his second goal of the night just 14 seconds into overtime to give the hosts a 5-4 victory Saturday night at the CAA …
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Amerks Top Marlies in Shootout for Fifth Straight Win

Courtesy of Amerks.com from October 19, 2018 (Rochester, NY) … Despite seeing their two-goal lead slip away, the Rochester Americans (5-2-0-0) went a perfect 3-for-3 in the shootout to come away with a 5-4 win over the defending Calder Cup champion Toronto Marlies (1-4-0-1) Friday night at The Blue Cross Arena. Tonight’s victory give the Amerks …
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Olofsson and Redmond Lead the Amerks to a 6-1 Win

The Rochester Americans red hot power play continued in Utica on Wednesday night contributing four of the six goals scored leading to a 6-1 win over the Comets and extending the winning streak to four games. The last two games for Utica were 5-3 and 7-4 wins over Toronto. The defense did a great job limiting …
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Baptiste Traded for Dougherty; Three Assigned to Rochester

It was a busy Monday in the Buffalo Sabres organization with roster moves. Players assigned to Cincinnati, Rochester and a trade between Buffalo and Nashville. The day started with 10 players being assigned to the Cyclones from Rochester. Forwards (4): Pascal Aquin, Vasily Glotov, Judd Peterson, Alex Wideman Defensemen (4): Tobie Bisson, Anthony Florentino, Eric Knodel, Devante …
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Prospects Had a Challenge in Game vs Bruins

The Buffalo Sabres prospects had a challenge in game two vs Boston and they only had themselves to blame. A valuable lesson for many in the second game after winning the night before in an exciting game. Into the third period Chris Taylor said, “Everybody’s trying to do it by themselves. We weren’t using each …
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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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