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Derek Whitmore

Amerks Extend Win Streak to Three; Rankin Down; Back at it Tonight

The Amerks travelled to to play a two game set against the Oklahoma City Barons and they came out on top of the first game with a 4-3 win in overtime.  The team was up 2-1 before the Barons scored two goals in 56 seconds and then Paul Szczechura scored halfway through the third to …
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Amerks Need Some Players with 163 Man Games Lost Already

Here we are in late December and the offensive side of the Rochester Americans lineup has just about dried up and as of this morning the team is short on players heading into tonights game against the Lake Erie Monsters.  Based on the Amerks roster that played on Sunday minus Whitmore and Foligno they have …
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Six Goal Scorers Saved the Weekend for the Amerks; Finley and Morrisonn Injured

What was shaping up to be a disaster of a road trip was saved on Sunday when six different players scored six goals to lead the Rochester Americans to a 6-2 win over the Houston Aeros.  The Amerks lost in overtime on Friday night to the Rampage, were blown out 6-2 on Saturday night against …
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Amerks Weekend in Texas, Week in Review

The Amerks are on a long road trip to Texas and will be looking for a big weekend full of wins to put this last three in three behind them and gain some ground in the standings.  They’ll play the Rampage on Friday, Stars on Saturday and Aero’s on Sunday.  All three games are must …
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Stuart Up; Brennan In; Devils Postgame; Phantoms Gameday

A handful of updates on the Rochester Americans on this sunny but cold Saturday afternoon.  The Amerks had their first shutout win of the season on Friday night against the Albany Devils winning 3-0.  They left last night after the game to head to Glens Falls where they’re playing the Adirondack Phantoms tonight at 7pm. …
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Turnovers a Factor in Amerks 3-2 Loss to the Bulldogs

The Amerks have played two games this weekend and so far they’ve lost to one of the better teams in the conference and now the worst team in the conference.  The Bulldogs got their first win in seven games on Saturday against the Amerks, one of the only teams in the league that they can …
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Video of Whitmore’s Four Goal Game in Amerks 5-3 Win

On Saturday night Derek Whitmore scored the first hat trick by an Amerk on home ice since Jamie Johnson during the 2009/10 season and was also the first Rochester American since Jason Pominville in 2005 to score four goals in a game.  Pominville went on to score a fifth in that game.  The Amerks went …
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Amerks Team Effort Leads to Win Over the Devils

Heading into the game on Friday night there were low expectations due to the fact that the Amerks had lost another forward to a call up, that player being Zack Kassian.  That meant the Amerks would be without him, TJ Brennan, Corey Tropp and Drew MacIntyre.  The Amerks are still without forwards Travis Turnbull, Michael …
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Amerks Gameday vs Marlies, A Handful of Thoughts

It’s a Friday and the Rochester Americans are back in action with two big games this weekend against the Toronto Marlies, the only other team in the North Division that appears to be ready to compete with the Amerks for the top spot.  The puck drops at 7:35pm but get there at 6:30pm for “Happy …
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Amerks Power Play Was Key to Win Over Senators

In my 5 Reasons to go to the Amerks game on Friday night I said one of the reasons was the power play (or lack of) and that the 0 for 26 drought was bound to end and that it did on Friday night.  After 27 failed power play opportunities the Amerks finally connected not …
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