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Amerks Steamrolled the Penguins

The story of the game was the mind boggling 12 goals that the Rochester Americans scored on Friday night on the way to a 12-3 win over the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. “It was an emotional win,” Criscuolo said. “We had a lot of guys who played with Wilkes-Barre last year and returned a few guys to …
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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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Amerks are Full of Opportunity; CJ Smith Injury

The weekend didn’t go as well as the Rochester Americans wanted on the ice and the week started off with more bad news, leading scorer CJ Smith is out 3-4 weeks with a lower body injury. Colin Blackwell talked about the CJ Smith injury news saying, “He does it all. Power play, kills penalties. Great …
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Road Trip, Still Having Fun and Returning Players

The Amerks are still in second place even after only winning two of their last 10 games but that may not last for long. Utica won on Friday night putting them in 3rd place and only two points behind Rochester in the standings. Ten games ago they were 14 points behind. The coaching staff put the …
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Amerks Shutout at Home in a Terrible Game

The article here earlier in the day was that the Amerks were looking to start winning games. That didn’t happen on Wednesday night. The Belleville Senators controlled the game from start to finish and won their first game by a shutout of the season. Over the last 10 games the Amerks only have two wins, …
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Big Goal for Gionta with a Big Crowd

The obvious story line of Friday night was the one game professional tryout contract that Brian Gionta signed to play for the Rochester Americans. Within the first minute of the game he had the games first scoring chance rushing the net. There was a buzz of energy in the building every time the puck touched …
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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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Sean Malone Knocked the Monkey off His Back

Sean “Mugsy” Malone is a player that we’ve mentioned a lot on Twitter during games but he hasn’t always been a name that gets brought up in stories, which is unfair, he has an impact in almost every game. Focus on watching him play – you’ll see him hustle hard on every shift, never coasting. “He’s …
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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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Amerks Look to Stop Downward Trend After Losses

The second half of the season isn’t off to a good start for the Rochester Americans. A blowout loss followed by a shootout loss. They’ve only scored one goal in two games including an overtime session. They also had a penalty shot and three shootout attempts they weren’t able to score in. Utica gained another …
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