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Disappointing Weekend for the Amerks

A three game weekend comes to an end for the Rochester Americans and the main question is, what’s happened to this team? The good news is that even on the current pace they’re still guaranteed a playoff spot. Once you’re in anything can happen but that doesn’t mean losing is acceptable. It wasn’t all that …
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Sean Malone Knocked the Monkey off His Back

Sean “Mugsy” Malone is a player that we’ve mentioned a lot on Twitter during games but he hasn’t always been a name that gets brought up in stories, which is unfair, he has an impact in almost every game. Focus on watching him play – you’ll see him hustle hard on every shift, never coasting. “He’s …
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A Great Weekend in Charlotte for the Amerks

The Amerks spent the weekend in Charlotte for back to back games and came out on top with three of four points, scored eight goals, a commanding 4-1 win and pushed a game to overtime after being down three goals. That’s a great weekend on the road. The Amerks have earned points in four straight …
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Amerks Lose in Overtime to the Senators

The Amerks were less than 15 seconds away from winning in regulation but a late goal allowed the Senators to tie it up and eventually win in overtime. A bright spot is that Rochester continues to lead the league with their road record and is still the only team halfway through the season to only …
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Gameday Notes and Quotes vs Sound Tigers

The second place Amerks start the new year with back to back home games with the intent of turning their home record around. They play Friday night vs Bridgeport Sound Tigers and Saturday vs Lehigh Valley Phantoms. This will be the second meeting between the Amerks and Sound Tigers, the first was December 10 in …
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Gameday: Ullmark vs Wilcox, Nylander, Percy and Team Motivation

The Amerks are heading into their 29th game of the season tonight at home against the Belleville Senators. Now that he team is past the first third of the season they’ve gained confidence, put expectations on themselves and are having no problems staying motivated. The Amerks and Senators have played twice this season in early November. …
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Amerks Lose after Costly Turnovers and Giving Up Another Third Period Lead

The good news is that the Amerks are tied for fourth in total points in the American Hockey League. The bad news is that they continue to giveaway points costing them in the standings. Rochester could easily be in third place overall in the league if it wasn’t for giving up third period leads. In 21 …
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Amerks Win and Score 10 Goals for the First Time Since 2006

It’s all about how you come back from previous games. The Rochester Americans rebounded in a big way winning 10-3 against the Binghamton Devils after being shutout 5-0 by the same team last Saturday. On Wednesday night the Amerks lost in overtime in a back and forth game losing 6-5. The team played 60 minutes …
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Amerks Notes: Addressing a Loss, Team Chemistry and Early Season Leaders

You win some games , you lose some and then you really lose some games during a season. The Amerks really lost on Saturday night against the Binghamton Devils but they are still on a great run with points in nine of their last 11 games. The Devils snapped a six game losing streak with …
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Amerks Win in a Shootout After Six Goals in the 2nd Period

Chris Taylor walked into the post game press conference and jokingly said, “that all went according to the game plan.” The team is resilient and it paid off. Eric Cornel for the second game in a row scored in the shootout to give the Amerks their fourth win out of the last five games. “That’s …
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Scouting Report – 10/13/2017 – Hudson Fasching

Friday night the Amerks played a very underwhelming brand of hockey against the Comets. Zone entry was once again very sloppy, and they weren’t able to dig pucks out well either. Chemistry continues to be an issue for this new roster, and swapping Baptise and Moses on the first two lines only seemed to worsen …
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