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Chris Taylor

Tough Loss On the Road, Portland Wins 6-3

Playing against a team that has nothing to lose is probably the worst team to play against.  That proved true on Thursday night in Buffalo at HSBC Arena when the Amerks 11 game winning streak came to an end.  Portland was the better team on Thursday night and they won 6-3. “You have to give …
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Amerks Going for 12, Winning Starts With the Owner

“One game at a time, it’s an old cliche but it’s true,” is what Ted Nolan said on the John DiTullio show Wednesday afternoon. The key to making that old cliche true is to believe in it.  Every player in the locker room believes in taking every game one at a time and playing every …
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Amerks Win 11th in a Row, Tie Franchise Record

The Rochester Americans tied a franchise record tonight with their 11th straight win with the defeat of the Hamilton Bulldogs by the final score of 4-1.  Excellent effort by the Amerks team all night.  The offense did what it had to.  The defense played strong.  The goal tending was again spectacular.  It was a TEAM …
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Chris Taylor Strikes Again, Amerks Win in OT

The Amerks made some mistakes and learned a valuable lesson tonight but in the end got what mattered most, a win and two points in the standings.  The Syracuse Crunch made a strong comeback after being down 3-0 heading into the third period and then scoring the tying goal with 14 seconds left in regulation …
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Amerks Win Again, Longest Streak Since 2005

The Amerks came into Friday night riding a seven game winning streak that started back on October 12th, two days after they were pretty much destroyed by Albany.  When they left Binghamton on Friday night the Amerks extended the winning streak to eight games, the longest since early 2005. A big concern coming into tonights …
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Salak Earns his First Shutout in Amerks 7th Straight Win

10/25/2009.. Alexander Salak earned his first professional shutout and led the Rochester Americans to a 3-0 win over the goon squad known as the Syracuse Crunch. It was the Amerks seventh win in a row and also their fourth win in five nights and they’re not showing any signs of slowing down. With the win …
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Gameday: Amerks Close out Weekend at Home vs Crunch

The Amerks are back at home today to play against the Syracuse Crunch and close out their first long stretch of games this season.  The Amerks are wrapping up four games in five nights and have so far played well in all of the games.  Last week we knew this weekend would be a test …
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Amerks Come Back to Win in Over Time

Michal Repik scored the game winner in OT to extend the Amerks winning streak to six games with a come from behind victory in Syracuse on Saturday night.  The Amerks were down 2-0 in the first period but found a way to come back and win the game 3-2 in overtime. 3:33 into the first …
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Salak, Taylor, and Brine Lead Amerks to Win

It was close near the end of the third but the Amerks stayed strong on the ice and defeated the Albany River Rats by the final score of 2-1 for their fifth straight win.  The last time the Amerks had a winning streak like this was the start of the 2006/2007 season. The Amerks are …
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4th Straight Win for the Amerks

The Amerks defeated the Binghamton Senators on Wednesday night to extend their winning streak to four games.  The last time the Amerks won four straight was the first week of November 2007.  I have not looked yet to find when the last time they won five straight in fear of jinxing the situation. Assuming this …
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Amerks Special Teams Dominates the Marlies

The Rochester Americans did on Friday night what the Toronto Marlies did to them last season, dominated the game and won big.  This was an exciting game to watch and a game that made me really think that this team is the real deal. The Amerks beat the Toronto Marlies 5-2 with two power play …
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Cheesy Title Time.. Amerks Crunch Syracuse!

If the Amerks can continue the style of game they played on Monday night they should be able to start winning some fans back into the building. Everyone scored who is supposed to score.  The four goals were scored by Chris Taylor, Graham Mink, Jeff Taffe, and Michal Repik.  Four players that are here for …
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