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Notes and Quotes for Tonights Amerks vs Marlies Game

There’s some excitement and anticipation for tonights hockey game at the War Memorial between the Toronto Marlies and Rochester Americans. The Marlies are the number one team in The AHL but the Amerks aren’t too far behind overall in the league. In the division there’s a four point spread between the two teams. “We understand …
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Recap: CJ Smith and Ullmark Lead Amerks to Win over Comets

Rookie forward CJ Smith is on a hot streak and on Wednesday night lead the Amerks to a 3-1 win over the Utica Comets. He tallied one goal, one assist and a team leading seven shots on net. He’s one of four players that has played in all 26 games so far this season and …
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Wolf Pack Defeat the Amerks in a Shootout

The Amerks did something familiar on Saturday night, played beyond regulation time in a game this season. Out of 24 games played this season they’ve played 11 of them in overtime, five have gone into a shootout. The good is that the team has extended their point streak to eight straight games. Also, in those …
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Amerks Defeat Springfield to Continue Success on the Road

The Amerks continued their road success on Friday night defeating the Springfield Thunderbirds 2-1. Linus Ullmark got the win in net with 18 saves to extend the teams road record to 7-1-3-1. Rochester dominated play through the first period and didn’t allow a shot against Ullmark until six minutes into the first period. Seth Griffith …
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Being a Family and Leadership is Key to the Amerks Success

The Amerks are on the road this weekend for their first set of three games over three days. Well, technically three games in less than three days since they play on Sunday afternoon at 3pm. The team is traveling to Springfield, Hartford and Bridgeport. A long bus ride there but cities within close proximity to …
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Amerks End the Week with a 60 Minute Win

This Amerks team is fun. It’s only 22 games into the season but they’re playing as a team that should make those proud that have previously represented the logo. The team defeated the league leading Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins on Saturday night after two subpar performances. And without a top six forward that was called up. Eric …
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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 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 Erased Two Goal Deficit Before Losing in the Shootout

The odds were stacked against the Amerks on Saturday night down by two goals off of a couple of bad bounces and they were having penalty problems all night but they did what they’ve become good at, keeping their heads up and finding a way to come back shift by shift. (Photo Credit: Utica Comets) …
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