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Beyond The Blade: Amerks Weekly | Episode 6

Welcome to the sixth episode of our Amerks weekly podcast on Beyond The Blade between myself, Keith Wozniak, and Chad DeDominicis from Die By the Blade. It’s a short podcast where we discuss what’s currently going on with the Rochester Americans and what’s happened since the previous episode. This week we talk about Pilut, Guhle, O’Regan, goaltending, Borgen, Nylander, and next …
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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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Three Third Period Goals Carried Amerks to a Comeback Win

The third game in less than 48 hours for the Rochester Americans came down to the final 20 minutes of play and they found a way to erase a two goal deficit and win, mirroring the recent play of their parent team Buffalo Sabres. A win also helped make the five plus hour bus ride …
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One Point isn’t Good Enough but Asplund is Still Playing Great Hockey

There are players on the Rochester Americans roster this season that will tell you they don’t know how many points they have and the coaches will say that points don’t matter but to Rasmus Asplund he knows he only has one point in 14 games. That doesn’t mean he’s playing poorly at all and everyone …
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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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Comets were Smoked by the Shot Blocking Amerks

The Rochester Americans started the season being known as a tough team to play against and after smoking the Comets out of the building in the ninth game of the season they may be at that point. In five of the six wins this season Rochester has lit up the scoreboard with four or more …
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Amerks Top Marlies in Shootout for Fifth Straight Win

Courtesy of Amerks.com from October 19, 2018 (Rochester, NY) … Despite seeing their two-goal lead slip away, the Rochester Americans (5-2-0-0) went a perfect 3-for-3 in the shootout to come away with a 5-4 win over the defending Calder Cup champion Toronto Marlies (1-4-0-1) Friday night at The Blue Cross Arena. Tonight’s victory give the Amerks …
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Rookie Victor Olofsson is Leading the Amerks in October

Rookie forward Victor Olofsson of the Rochester Americans has broken a couple of windows at his parents house growing up and when asked about the garage door he said it’s not beautiful. The damage appears to have paid off after this weekend when Olofsson scored two game winning goals with the quick shot he’s known …
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Amerks Score Six in First Win of the Season

That’s the game the Rochester Americans needed to play after back to back loses. A steady game from Adam Wilcox (30 saves) in net and six different players with multi point games resulted in a 6-3 home win for the Amerks. Players with multiple points: Victor Olofsson (1G+2A), CJ Smith (1G+1A), Zach Redmond (1G+2A), Lawrence Pilut …
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Season Preview: Elite Playoff Team or Bust

The Rochester Americans begin their 63rd season on Friday night with expectations higher than ever for the season ahead. It’s one thing for fans and the media to dish out predictions and set the bar high but when management, coaches and players all do it there’s an increased level of accountability. Throughout training camp and …
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