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Chris Taylor

Opening Night is here with Depth, Attitude and Coaching

It’s finally arrived. After yet another LONG summer we’re now on the cusp of opening night and while several previous seasons have yielded some good free agent signings – this summer was outstanding. There’s three reasons to be more excited about this season than previous ones: depth, attitude and coaching! Depth A quick look at …
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Day 2 of Amerks Training Camp and Some Lines

After a short warm up skate the second day of Amerks training camp kicked into high gear as players split up into pairings as they worked on moving the puck up and down the ice. Repeatedly. #Amerks are getting right into things this morning. pic.twitter.com/1ctTBlLgBo — Let’s Go Amerks (@LetsGoAmerks) September 26, 2017 ICYMI, read …
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Recapping Day 1 Post Skate Interviews, Brian Gionta Possibilities

The first day of training camp is history and nothing happened on the ice that would’ve made one player stand out or cringe about. The on ice session was standard skating and passing drills that every hockey team works on from the youngest ages on up just to get everyone moving. The interviews were posted …
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Marcus Foligno is Developing as a Dominant Player and Pleasing the Hockey Gods

The 2011/2012 season has had it’s fill of injuries and call ups between the Rochester Americans and Buffalo Sabres and through it all there has been one player who has possibly benefited the most from it, Marcus Foligno.  The rookie is currently leading the Amerks in scoring with 12 goals and 17 assists for 29 …
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Top AHL Free Agents Still Available, Where Others Signed

Some of the top AHL free agents like Giroux, Minard, Sterling, Johnson and Stafford have all signed somewhere but there’s still a number of players still available.  Monday will probably be a busy one after a quiet weekend and hopefully some of the top free agents left will be signed by the Florida Panthers for …
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Free Agency Impact on the Amerks, This Year, Last Year, Current Players

The 2010 edition of free agency is set to begin at Noon EST today and we may not see immediate moves by the Florida Panthers and Rochester Americans but there definitely will be.  A lot of people still consider the Panthers a “bad parent club” but they did a very good job partnered with the …
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Grading the 2009-2010 Amerks Player by Player

One week ago today we were mentally preparing for game 7 against the Abbotsford Heat and hoping for a legendary game.  It certainly turned out to be a legendary game, unfortunately not in favor of the Amerks.  As sports fans, it’s the type of loss that will live with us forever until another Calder Cup …
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Audio from 2010 Amerks Locker Cleanout, Vets, Nolan and Staats

The Amerks season is over and a few of the players spoke after their exit meetings and they cleaned out their lockers.  Uploading audio is a new feature and this one took me a little while longer as I’m uploading them to YouTube.  This way the audio is easier for people to share outside of …
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Contract Status for Amerks Players Heading into Next Season

Now that the season is over for the Rochester Americans it’s time to take a look and see who is still under contract with the Panthers or Amerks, who is and who is not still likely to sign.  I grouped players by signed, likely to sign and RFA and UFA.  Under each category I put …
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Listen to Amerks Game 7 Post Game Interviews

Here’s some audio from the postgame interviews in the locker room following the Amerks loss in game 7.  I’m trying something new here posting the audio and is something I’ll try and do more of next season.  As you listen to the interviews you’ll probably find it interesting hearing Groulx talk about the other team …
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Gameday: Time for a Legendary Game 7 for the Amerks

In the words of Barney Stinson, it’s time to suit up and prepare for a legendary night. It’s all on the line tonight for the Rochester Americans in game seven against the Abbotsford Heat.  The winner starts preparing for the Hamilton Bulldogs, the loser reserves a tee time.  We know the Amerks can defeat this …
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Amerks Win Gives Them a Commanding 3-1 Series Lead

The Rochester Americans lit up the scoreboard on Wednesday night with four power play goals in a 6-1 win over the Abbotsford Heat to take a commanding 3-1 lead in the series.  Rochester could win the series with a win on Friday night.  Ever since the game one loss last Thursday I don’t think anyone …
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