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Bailey and Johansson Lead Amerks in a Lucky Win

In the last two weeks the Rochester Americans have had two concerning losses but in that same span they’ve turned their game around and have won four of the last five and five of the last seven games. Two goals from Justin Bailey on Friday night along with the puck going off two posts in …
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A Look at the First Quarter of the Amerks Season

The Rochester Americans enter the second quarter of the season sitting in first place in the North Division, a spot they’ve been in since the fifth game of the season. They host the Atlantic Division Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins and will have to play without defenseman Lawrence Pilut who was called up on Tuesday and Matt Tennyson …
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Amerks Bounce Back with a Saturday Night Win

The Rochester Americans bounced back on Saturday night for a 4-3 win in Binghamton after what the team considered one of the most disappointing losses of the season on Friday. Breaking down the game into three one period games the Amerks won each period and won the game. Rochester came out playing fast in the …
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Another Concerning Loss for the Amerks

Turnovers, off-sides, penalties, good shifts, bad shifts, bad bounces, goaltending – take your pick as to why the Rochester Americans lost on Friday night. Everything on paper should have indicated a Rochester Americans win against the Utica Comets but they made sure to do just about everything wrong and Utica was able to take advantage …
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Bailey Scores Twice, But Amerks Fall in Overtime to Bruins

This weekend hasn’t gone as planned for the Rochester Americans. A regulation loss on Friday that no one will want to remember followed by giving up a two goal and losing in overtime on Saturday. They’ll have a chance to salvage the weekend with three out of a possible six points against Hartford. I was …
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Embarrassed in Springfield

That was an embarrassing night in Springfield for the Rochester Americans. There’s no other way to say it. There was 20 minutes of the game on Friday night where it appeared as though it was going to be a competitive hockey game and then the second period arrived. Scott Wedgewood got the start in net …
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Team Effort Leads Amerks to a Dominating Win

The Rochester Americans played one of their best team games in a dominating 5-2 win on Thursday night in Buffalo in a battle for first place. Heading into the night the Cleveland Monsters were two points behind the Amerks in the standings making it a four point game. The Amerks now have a four point …
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Redmond Scores Twice in Amerks Win

The first period started off slow again for Rochester but at least it lasted less than four minutes, not the full 20. They team bounced back after being down early in the first and finished the game with a pretty solid 4-1 win. The penalty kill was perfect with a short handed goal from Kevin …
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Recap of the Last Five (Games 6-10)

Welcome to the second part of a 15 part season series highlighting the last five games (the last segment will be six games) showing off the stats, standings, highlights, transactions and whatever else took place prior to the next five games. The goal is to post these the day of the next game of a …
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Amerks Win a Shorthanded Game

After the game on Saturday night there should be two teams that aren’t happy with the way things turned out. Laval had 12 power play opportunities and had an advantage of 39-25 in shots but it wasn’t enough to keep the Rochester Americans from winning. An unlikely goal from Yannick Veilleux and another solid performance …
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