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Chris Taylor

Amerks Lose Home Opener in Overtime

The Rochester Americans home opener on Saturday night was supposed to have ended with a win and made headlines on the 11 o’clock news casts.  It didn’t really end that way.. but it wasn’t a bad game. A few changes at the arena for the new season were positives.  The new team store had some …
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Amerks Season has High Expectations

The Rochester Americans open their 54th season in the American Hockey League tonight against the Lake Erie Monsters at Blue Cross Arena.  The past is the past.  It’s a clean slate.  It’s a new season.  It’s time for the actions of the dream team to finally pay off. What is the dream team you ask?  …
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Bonneau Signs, Friday Morning Practice, Party Deck

The Amerks are on the ice this morning for possibly the last practice before their first game on Saturday night at home against the Lake Erie Monsters.  As of right now Benoit Groulx has tomorrow morning scheduled off but that could change any at any minute. Post Practice Update: Jimmy Bonneau and Jon Landry signed …
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Fitzpatrick to Captain Amerks for Second Straight Season

(Rochester, NY)… The Rochester Americans announced today the captains for the 2009-10 American Hockey League season. Local hockey product Rory Fitzpatrick will serve as team captain for the second straight season, while veteran forwards Chris Taylor and Graham Mink have been appointed alternates. Head Coach Benoit Groulx announced the captains just two days prior to …
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Amerks vs Crunch 09-29-2009 Pictures

Here’s my pics from the Amerks vs Crunch game on 9/29/2009 in Syracuse. The Amerks won 4-2 (game recap) I don’t consider myself a professional photographer at all and chances are you may have a better camera than me.  After two seasons of taking thousands of pictures I’m finally getting around to uploading the decent …
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Amerks Defeat the Crunch with a Strong Performance

The Amerks won a game on the road in Syracuse.  Amazing.  What an odd drive home that was talking about how well the team played instead of the other way around.  With two minutes left in the game my sons face lit up with excitement that he finally saw a win in Syracuse, something he’s …
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Jeff Taffe, Preseason Game #3 vs Crunch, End of Camp

The Amerks wrapped up training camp this morning at the always freezing cold ESL Centre in Henrietta.  The team will also finish there preseason with a game tonight in Syracuse against the Crunch at the On Center.  The puck drops just after 7pm and I’ll be there.  Tickets are $5, no idea if they’ll charge …
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Chris Taylor Looking Over Broad Street

The giant windows at Blue Cross Arena were given a new look this week with the addition of a couple of huge pictures.  Rochester American Chris Taylor is on the Broad Street side of the building and the Rochester Knighthawks first round draft pick Sid Smith is on the Exchange Street side. There’s nothing on …
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Preseason Game #2: Amerks vs Crunch at ESL Centre

It’s hockey night in Rochester Henrietta!  The Amerks play their first home game tonight at the ESL Centre in Henrietta to take on the Syracuse Crunch.  The two teams will play again against each other in Syracuse on Tuesday night. These games have a little more meaning in terms of players looking to make the …
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Florida Panthers Article: Optimism In Rochester

The article below appeared on the Florida Panthers site this past Sunday about the optimism surrounding the upcoming Rochester Americans season, something that has been missing in recent years. One thing that’s exciting is the interest in the Amerks that a lot of Panther fans have taken.  These fans view the Rochester Americans as the …
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Amerks Summer News Stories, Getting Caught Up

It has been a busy summer for the Rochester Americans with a lot of great news and a couple of stories that have generated some bad press.  Looking at the bigger picture it has been a positive summer.  Here’s the start of “round up” type posts I’ll be doing once the season gets started.  There’s …
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Winning is Everything for Chris Taylor

The Rochester Americans put the icing on the cake Thursday afternoon by signing veteran center Chris Taylor to a 2yr American Hockey League contract.  The ownership was not joking around when they said they would be bringing in veteran leadership once free agency began. The veteran leadership that Chris Taylor will bring to the Amerks …
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