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Casey Nelson

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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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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Gameday in Utica; Guhle Day to Day; Two Player Moves

The Amerks are on the road to play the Comets, a team they’re very familiar with after playing them eight times in 40 games so far this season. The Comets have the upper hand in the season series with a 5-1-1-1 record. Three games have been decided in a shootout, two in overtime and Utica …
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Gameday vs Utica; Recap of Friday and Saturday

The story for the Monday afternoon home game will be how the Amerks respond to a big loss against the Syracuse Crunch on Saturday night. The 1pm game vs the Utica Comets will be the eighth of ten games between the two teams this season. The season series right now has the Comets at an advantage …
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Recap: CJ Smith and Ullmark Lead Amerks to Win over Comets

Rookie forward CJ Smith is on a hot streak and on Wednesday night lead the Amerks to a 3-1 win over the Utica Comets. He tallied one goal, one assist and a team leading seven shots on net. He’s one of four players that has played in all 26 games so far this season and …
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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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Scouting Report – 12/1/2017 – Casey Nelson

Although the Amerks looked the better team for the majority of the night (Friday 12/1) they fell to Hartford in a 5-4 shoot out loss. However, there was much more to take away from this game than just a point. Seth Griffith looked phenomenal in his debut, and will likely be a key piece in …
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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 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 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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Gameday Notes and Quotes: Amerks Need A Repeat Performance

The Amerks are back at home tonight for the second game of a home and home with Laval Rocket, the farm team of the Montreal Canadiens. The Amerks won a 5-2 game on Wednesday night in Laval. An early unfortunate bounce gave the Rocket an early lead but the Amerks didn’t back off. Chris Taylor …
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