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Chris Taylor

Amerks Notes: Moulson, Nylander and Ullmark Practices Faceoffs

The biggest news of the week was the Sabres placing Matt Moulson on waivers for the purpose of assignment. Once he cleared there was no immediate announcement that he was assigned to the Amerks which was a sign something else was in the works. It was announced a few hours after clearing that Moulson was …
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Amerks Lose after Costly Turnovers and Giving Up Another Third Period Lead

The good news is that the Amerks are tied for fourth in total points in the American Hockey League. The bad news is that they continue to giveaway points costing them in the standings. Rochester could easily be in third place overall in the league if it wasn’t for giving up third period leads. In 21 …
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Amerks Notes: Wolf Pack and Penguins this Weekend

The Wolf Pack are in town again after the Amerks defeated them 4-2 on November 17 at home. That game ended on a fiesty note when Dan Catenacci steam rolled Alexander Nylander in his first game back. Arvin Atwal stepped in and dropped the gloves with less than five minutes left to play. Catenacci has missed the …
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Amerks Notes, Botterill Talks Nylander and Ullmark and Johansson Returns

The Amerks are heading to Binghamton today after defeating them on Friday night in a massive 10-3 win. The last time the Amerks had scored 10 goals in a game was December 16, 2016. [ Read our Friday Night Recap ] **** Goaltender Jonas Johansson played in his first game of the season on Friday …
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Amerks Win and Score 10 Goals for the First Time Since 2006

It’s all about how you come back from previous games. The Rochester Americans rebounded in a big way winning 10-3 against the Binghamton Devils after being shutout 5-0 by the same team last Saturday. On Wednesday night the Amerks lost in overtime in a back and forth game losing 6-5. The team played 60 minutes …
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Amerks Notes: Addressing a Loss, Team Chemistry and Early Season Leaders

You win some games , you lose some and then you really lose some games during a season. The Amerks really lost on Saturday night against the Binghamton Devils but they are still on a great run with points in nine of their last 11 games. The Devils snapped a six game losing streak with …
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Amerks Won Again; A Suspension and Defensive Depth

Another game, another win and two more points in the standings after the Amerks held off the Hartford Wolf Pack to win 4-2 on Friday night. Seven players earned points on the score sheet: CJ Smith (2G / 2A) Fashing (1G) Guhle (1G) Blackwell (2A) Nylander (1A) Percy (1A) Atwal (1A). The Amerks had a 3-1 …
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Amerks Game Day Notes: Relying on Depth, Return of Rodrigues and Nylander

The road to winning hockey games in The AHL is all about depth. Injuries and roster moves are the only things that stay constant especially for the Rochester Americans. There was seven roster moves on Thursday. Two players to the Sabres (Kyle Criscuolo and Casey Nelson), one player from the Sabres (Nick Baptiste), two players …
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Recap: Ullmark and Percy Lead the Amerks to a Shutout Win

The Amerks are only 14 games into the season but for those who were here last season they’re already aware that this season is different. With the 3-0 win over the Binghamton Devils the Amerks have collected 14 of 18 points going back to October 25 and are 4-0-1-1 to start November. The games haven’t all …
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Amerks Game Day: Roster Notes, Players Caring, Road vs Home Results

The Amerks are on the ice tonight vs Binghamton Devils for the first of ten games between the two teams this season. Four of the Amerks next six games are against Binghamton as well. One familiar name on the Devils roster is former Amerks forward Tim Kennedy. This’ll be the first game back in the …
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