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Dalton Smith

A New Line Dominated the Simple Sunday Game Plan

The line combinations have stayed pretty consistent through the first 51 games of the season for the Rochester Americans but on Sunday afternoon a new line rolled out during warm ups and dominated the game. The three players had played a combined 31 games leading up to Sunday afternoon and it was the first time …
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Shootout Goal from Taylor Leier Leads Amerks to a Win

The Rochester Americans battled against the Syracuse Crunch for the second night in a row and flipped the outcome on Saturday to end the night on the winning side. A 3-2 win in the shootout put the Amerks back into the top spot in the North Division and also gave them their 30th win of …
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Wedgewood Stole a Point with Little Help in the Third

The Rochester Americans extended their point streak to nine games on Wednesday night against the Syracuse Crunch thanks to their goalie Scott Wedgewood. A game that Wedgewood thought was one of his best games of the season. Unfortunately the game ended in a shootout loss after what may have been one of the worst third …
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Taylor Leier is Ready for the Change of Scenery

It was a shocking night last Thursday for two players on the road to find out that they had been traded. Taylor Leier was with the Lehigh Valley Phantoms in Hartford for a Friday night game and Justin Bailey was with the Rochester Americans in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton for a Friday night game. Alex Nylander talked about …
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Zach Redmond Ties a Franchise Record in Amerks Win

Milestones and tying franchise records are a lot more enjoyable when the team wins and the Rochester Americans did just that on Friday night in a 5-4 win on the road against the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. Zach Redmond scored two goals to reach 18 goals this season and tie the franchise record for goals by a …
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Dalton Smith is a Difference Maker in Rochester

The role of the stereotypical fourth liner in hockey has evolved over the last 10 to 15 years from being a goon that was pure intimidation to now being the muscle on the ice that can provide intimidation but also needs to be able to play hockey. There was a time not too long ago …
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Gameday Preview: Cleveland Monsters at Rochester Americans

The Cleveland Monsters visit Rochester for the first time this season even though it’s technically the second home game for the Amerks. The two teams last played on November 5 at KeyBank Center in Buffalo. Justin Bailey and Wayne Simpson had two goal nights in that game leading the Amerks to a solid 5-2 win …
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Roster Moves, Conditioning Assignment, Practice Notes, and Some Winning Stats

The Amerks returned to practice this week riding a three game winning streak and holding on to the first place spot of the North Division. They’re also second overall in the conference and second overall in the league. Three roster moves were made on Tuesday related to injuries in Rochester and Buffalo. Myles Powell was …
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Dalton Smith Suspended for One Game

The American Hockey League handed out six different suspensions on Tuesday afternoon as consequences for various actions across the league. One of those suspensions went to Amerks forward Dalton Smith. Here’s how the league announced it: Rochester Americans forward¬†Dalton Smith¬†has been suspended for one (1) game as a consequence of a boarding incident in a …
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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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