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Casey Nelson

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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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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Scouting Report – 3/31/2017 – Casey Nelson

On Friday night I was absolutely awestruck by the performance of Casey Nelson. His struggles have been well documented this year, and before puck drop I thought there was a chance of handing out my first F. Instead, Nelson put together the best 60 minuets of hockey I have scouted this year, earning my first …
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Scouting Report – 12/28/16 – Casey Nelson

By Dennis Allen, Jr. After taking what seemed to be a giant step forward against the Crunch, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms dominated the Amerks on Wednesday night. In the 4-2 contest Rochester was only able to muster 16 shots. Once again the play of Justin Bailey was the highlight of the night. He scored his …
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