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Injuries

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 Notes: Moulson, Nylander and Ullmark Practices Faceoffs

The biggest news of the week was the Sabres placing Matt Moulson on waivers for the purpose of assignment. Once he cleared there was no immediate announcement that he was assigned to the Amerks which was a sign something else was in the works. It was announced a few hours after clearing that Moulson was …
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Updates on Injuries, Roster Moves and a Suspension

Today turned out to be a busier day than usual with moves and updates. They can usually be summed up in one or two tweets but today needs some longer explanations. Roster Moves: Sabres sent Justin Bailey back to the Amerks. He has been up with the Sabres since early October having played seven games …
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Gameday Notes and Quotes: Amerks Need A Repeat Performance

The Amerks are back at home tonight for the second game of a home and home with Laval Rocket, the farm team of the Montreal Canadiens. The Amerks won a 5-2 game on Wednesday night in Laval. An early unfortunate bounce gave the Rocket an early lead but the Amerks didn’t back off. Chris Taylor …
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Amerks Sign Ryan Grimshaw; Catenacci Out; Season is on the Line

The Amerks are on the road tonight against the Hamilton Bulldogs, a team they have only beat twice out of nine games so far this season.  If the Amerks are going to make the postseason they’ll need to win at least four out of their last five games.  If there was a way to paint …
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Amerks Injury Updates; A Healthy Future is Near

It’s probably safe to say that every hockey fan in Western New York is tired of hearing about injuries.  The Buffalo Sabres and Rochester Americans are slowly returning to health though and will hopefully stay that way. For the Amerks, Corey Tropp is set to return on Wednesday morning against the Toronto Marlies. Tropp has …
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Playing the What If Game with the Amerks Standings and Roster

One of the biggest challenges for the Rochester Americans is an inconsistent effort in games they have the chance to win (like Friday night against the Abbotsford Heat) which can be attributed to young players and the expectations of players to put in a lot of ice time.  The result?  The Amerks have lost 15 …
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Amerks Gameday Notes, Lineup and Injury Updates

The biggest news in Rochester other than Kodak filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy is that Michael Ryan is back in the lineup for the Rochester Americans.  The last appearance of Michael Ryan on a gameday was October 16th when he was on the ice for warmups but didn’t come out for the game.  It was …
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Michael Ryan Returns, Evan Rankin ECHL Trade and One Hundred Thousand Amerks Fans

The last time Michael Ryan played a game was October 14th against the Lake Erie Monsters and has since missed 35 games due to a mystery injury/illness/something or another.  If everything goes according to plan he’ll skate to the ice tonight against the Oklahoma City Barons.  The last time he was expected to return was …
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Injury Updates but No Timeframe for Ryan, MacKenzie or Rankin

As of writing this there are three Rochester Americans players still out with injuries, Michael Ryan, Matt MacKenzie and Evan Rankin.  I guess we could also include Colin Stuart on this list even though he’s still on the Sabres roster and has not been sent back down yet.  So here’s a quick update on these …
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