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Chris Taylor

Ugly Friday Night Loss to the Monsters

What was uglier, the loss or the jerseys? That was a question everyone was asking Friday night after the Monsters showed up in town and handed the Amerks a 5-2 loss on home ice. It was a special jersey night sponsored by Nickelodeon that featured the Monsters in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle themed jerseys and …
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Amerks Home Tonight and Looking for the 40th Win

We’re down to the last 12 regular season games of the season and tonight is the first of only five home games remaining before the playoffs. Where the Rochester Americans are going to finish in the standings is still a toss up. After leading the North Division for the majority of the season they now …
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Scott Wedgewood Wants More than Just a Career Season

There were some questions on July 1, 2018 when the Buffalo Sabres announced in the first minutes of free agency that they signed goalie Scott Wedgewood to a one year two-way contract. Almost eight and a half months later Scott Wedgewood has answered all of those questions, many doubt filled, and proved that he could …
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A Big Stretch of Six in Nine Before a Break

In recent weeks it’s been said that the upcoming games are the biggest games of the season and that continues to hold true heading into this weekend as the Rochester Americans have slipped to second place for essentially the first time all season. There have been a couple of times based on points percentage they …
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Every Player Goes Through It – Managing the Bumps and Bruises

The bumps and bruises of a hockey season are something that every hockey player on every team goes through whether they’ll admit it or not. With only 18 games remaining in the regular season managing those bumps and minor injuries is more important than ever, especially for a team with the expectations of playing into …
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Will Borgen is a Thrilling and Confident Defenseman

Will Borgen decided last March to pack his bags, leave school, start his professional career, and after 57 games this season with the Rochester Americans it’s clear that he made the correct decision. He’s only missed one game this season but there’s a good chance he would have played if it was a playoff game. …
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Right Now There’s no Bigger Week than this Week

There’s 21 games remaining in the regular season for the Rochester Americans and the North Division race is closer than it has been all season. The team plays road games tonight in Utica, Saturday in Syracuse, and finishes the week at home on Sunday when they host Syracuse. Three divisional games with two against the …
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Bad Game Results in Loss to the Streaking Senators

“The first two periods we didn’t have anything tonight,” Chris Taylor said after the game. “We played terrible.” Those are some of the most candid public comments that Taylor has made this season. There’s likely times that he’s felt that way and shared that with the locker room but it’s not often he’ll make the …
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Victor Olofsson Hat Trick Delivers Revenge and Free Burritos

There’s times when everything goes better than expected and that’s what happened on Friday night when the Rochester Americans delivered a 7-1 defeat to the Springfield Thunderbirds while wearing the classic stars and stripes jerseys for Hall of Fame night. Springfield and Rochester played each other once earlier in the season when Springfield scored seven …
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Weekend Preview, Wilcox Visited Scranton, More thoughts from Sexton

The 2019 AHL All-Star break is over and it’s time for the last stretch of the season to the playoffs. The Rochester Americans went into the break finishing the week with five out of a possible six points and still sitting in first place of the North Division. It took some work to get the …
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