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Chris Taylor on WGR550 Talking Systems, Tasks and Player Development

Amerks Head Coach Chris Taylor was on WGR550 this morning with Howard and Simon talking about the system, coaching tasks and talked about some individual players. Scroll down to listen to the audio. After years of players being rushed to the NHL and strictly talk about development it’s great that winning is also a big …
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History of Lease Problems and Conditions at Blue Cross Arena, Mayoral Candidate Issues Statement

There’s been a lot of discussion this week about the future of the Rochester Americans in Rochester with it’s lease and the condition of Blue Cross Arena at the War Memorial. Anyone who has followed things behind the scenes over the last decade will recognize that none of this is new. Everything that has happened …
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The Morning After: Fan Support Returned but A Let Down of a Season

Battled. Potential. Disappointed. Those are three words to describe the 2011/2012 Rochester Americans season and in the end what was dubbed “Sabres University” was a big let down. It was a fun season at times but it was far from a great season. It was a miracle the team found a way to make it …
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Foligno Back for his Final Games as a Rochester American; Tropp Sent Down Too

The Buffalo Sabres were eliminated from any post season chances on Thursday night so they have sent Marcus Foligno and Corey Tropp back to the Amerks.  The two players will join the Amerks in Hamilton for the game on Saturday night. I think it’s safe to say these final five games for Rochester will be …
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Devils Score Five Goals with Easy Win Over the Sabres

The Sabres lost another game on Tuesday night in an as expected somewhat boring game.  Before you correct me, yes I know the final score was 4-1 but all five goals scored went off of sticks of Devils players so I’ll say they scored all five.  The lone Sabres goal went off of Dainius Zubrus …
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Marcus Foligno is Developing as a Dominant Player and Pleasing the Hockey Gods

The 2011/2012 season has had it’s fill of injuries and call ups between the Rochester Americans and Buffalo Sabres and through it all there has been one player who has possibly benefited the most from it, Marcus Foligno.  The rookie is currently leading the Amerks in scoring with 12 goals and 17 assists for 29 …
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Playing the What If Game with the Amerks Standings and Roster

One of the biggest challenges for the Rochester Americans is an inconsistent effort in games they have the chance to win (like Friday night against the Abbotsford Heat) which can be attributed to young players and the expectations of players to put in a lot of ice time.  The result?  The Amerks have lost 15 …
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Talking with Joe Crozier at the Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony with Video

Joe Crozier is turning 83 years old and hockey is still an every day part of his life and when he was called and told he was being inducted to the American Hockey League Hall of Fame he said, “It was like winning another Calder Cup.”  It’s almost impossible to put into words how amazing …
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Top 11 Articles on Lets Go Amerks from 2011

It was a busy second half of 2011 for this site with acquiring a bigger audience with the sale of the Rochester Americans to the Buffalo Sabres.  Here’s a quick look back at what was popular over the past year (more like 6 months, I didn’t write much last season). ( AHL Playoff Format for 2010-2011 Season ) – The …
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