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Chris Taylor

Scott Wilson Looks to Win, Score, and Enjoy the Bus Trips

The Buffalo Sabres announced on Tuesday that they placed Scott Wilson on waivers with the intentions of assigning him to the Rochester Americans. On Wednesday afternoon he cleared waivers and was on the ice with the Amerks for practice. Wilson hasn’t played a game this season with the Sabres due to an ankle injury. He’s …
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Amerks Host Sound Tigers Tonight, Nylander Will Play

The Rochester Americans will start 2019 playing at home against the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, one of the hottest teams in the Eastern Conference. These two teams have played twice this season but it was back in early October, the Amerks won both of them in one goal games. The first one was a 3-2 overtime …
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Dalton Smith is a Difference Maker in Rochester

The role of the stereotypical fourth liner in hockey has evolved over the last 10 to 15 years from being a goon that was pure intimidation to now being the muscle on the ice that can provide intimidation but also needs to be able to play hockey. There was a time not too long ago …
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Criscuolo Excited for Return Tonight; Back to Back vs Hartford

The Rochester Americans have back to back home games this weekend hosting the Hartford Wolf Pack and they’ll have a forward back in the lineup that has missed a majority of the season so far – Kyle Criscuolo. He was injured in a game against Utica on October 26 and has been out of the …
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Criscuolo Returning, Defensive Moves, and Building the Gap

There’s three games remaining before Christmas break for the Rochester Americans and they’re on pace with their goal to build a gap in the standings and have a short time off on a winning streak. Sitting in first place with 38 points (18-7-2-0) the Amerks have a six point lead over Syracuse (who has three …
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Amerks Lose Due to Turnovers and Another Slow Start

On Wednesday afternoon there was an article posted here about the Rochester Americans having a team meeting last week where they talked about getting back to playing the right way and being a better team. That all sounded great but those thoughts were  apparently sent down the Genesee River on Wednesday night before the game …
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Team Meeting and Three Wins Later Amerks are Looking to Separate Themselves

After starting the season winning 10 out of their first 14 games the Rochester Americans suddenly found themselves in a bit of a slump with no one to blame but themselves. On November 16 the team traveled to Springfield where they were embarrassed in a 9-4 loss. Over a seven game span they found themselves …
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Matt Hunwick is Excited to Get Back to Playing

The Rochester Americans will have a new face on the blue line tonight when Matt Hunwick joins the team on a conditioning stint. The veteran defenseman has been out of the Buffalo Sabres lineup all season as he recovered from an off season neck injury that occurred during a workout. “It’s been a long summer/start …
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Swedes Launched the Comets out of Town

It was only a matter of time before the abundance of Swedish players on the roster would lead the team to a win and that’s what happened on Wednesday night. Jonas Johansson (third star) had 25 saves in his first win of the season with Rochester, Rasmus Asplund (second star) had three assists, and Victor …
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Amerks Addressing the Details; Jonas Johansson Called Up

The North Division is starting to tighten up, as expected, and another divisional game tonight for the Amerks gives them a chance to either extend their first place lead or allow yet another team to inch closer in the standings. Utica departed Rochester with a 5-4 win almost two weeks ago in what was considered …
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