Gord Dineen

A Closer Locker Room and a Winning Team with Everybody Contributing

The Rochester Americans are currently in first place in the North Division and they also have three of the league’s top 10 players in points. One of those two things isn’t as important to the team and it’s not the standings. Last season in the American League the leagues leader in points played for the …
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Inside the Final 89 Seconds of Friday Night

After tying a league record for 29 overtime games and getting being swept in the first round of the playoffs last season the Rochester Americans coaching staff consisting of Chris Taylor, Gord Dineen and Toby Petersen knew they had to make some adjustments. There’s development for coaches as much as there is for players and …
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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 Sign Defenseman Stuart Percy to PTO

The Amerks added some more experience to the blue line on Thursday by signing Stuart Percy to a professional tryout. He has a combined 226 games between the AHL & NHL which gives the team more experience on the blue line without counting against The AHL’s ridiculous vet limit. Percy was drafted 25th by the …
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Opening Night is here with Depth, Attitude and Coaching

It’s finally arrived. After yet another LONG summer we’re now on the cusp of opening night and while several previous seasons have yielded some good free agent signings – this summer was outstanding. There’s three reasons to be more excited about this season than previous ones: depth, attitude and coaching! Depth A quick look at …
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Day 2 of Amerks Training Camp and Some Lines

After a short warm up skate the second day of Amerks training camp kicked into high gear as players split up into pairings as they worked on moving the puck up and down the ice. Repeatedly. #Amerks are getting right into things this morning. pic.twitter.com/1ctTBlLgBo — Let’s Go Amerks (@LetsGoAmerks) September 26, 2017 ICYMI, read …
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