Tag:

Janis Sprukts

What happened to some of last years Amerks?

The summer of 2009 has been an exciting one with the roster that has been built for the 2009/2010 Rochester Americans.  There’ll be a lot of questions from fans getting to know some of the new players but also a lot of questions wondering about some favorites from last season. So here’s a quick rundown …
Read more

Stefan Meyer Traded

Stefan Meyer was traded on Thursday by the Florida Panthers to the Phoenix Coyotes in exchange for Steve Reinprecht.  Meyer had been drafted by the Panthers in the 2nd round (55th overall) in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft. Reinprecht and Meyer were both free agents this summer and neither were expected to sign again with …
Read more

Amerks vs Crunch; Final Weekend of Season

The Syracuse Crunch and Rochester Americans face off on Friday and Saturday night in the final weekend of the regular season in the American Hockey League.  The games have a lot more meaning for the Syracuse Crunch who are in a battle with the Toronto for the fourth and final playoff spot in the Western …
Read more

Amerks Defeat Marlies in Overtime

The Rochester Americans defeated the Toronto Marlies in overtime on Wednesday night by the final score of 5-4.  Randal Gelech scored the game winning goal at 1:53 in overtime, assisted by Stefan Meyer.  Due to other commitments (sons hockey practice), I didn’t get the chance to watch or listen to the game, so here’s the …
Read more

Strong Effort by Amerks not Enough to defeat Crunch

The Syracuse Crunch are undefeated at home this season against the Rochester Americans and continued that streak on Saturday night with a 3-2 win in front of 6,117 fans at the War Memorial. Unlike previous contests between the two teams in Syracuse the Amerks put in a solid effort on the ice. The Crunch scored …
Read more

Sprukts and Shantz Lead Amerks to Win

The one thing that Rochester Americans can still play for is the role of spoiler.  They did a good job tonight by winning 4-2 over the Binghamton Senators and can try again on Saturday in Syracuse.  The Senators and Crunch are both in the hunt for the playoffs and each team needs every point they …
Read more

Jason Garrison Leads Amerks to Shootout Win

The defensive duo of Jason Garrison and Matt Duffy led the Rochester Americans to a shootout win on Wednesday night against the Albany River Rats at Blue Cross Arena. Jason Garrison scored two goals, his first two goal game, and Matt Duffy playing in his first American Hockey League game assisted on both of Garrisons goals. Karl Stewart scored at 16:42 of the third period to tie the game at three. Brett Parnham, playing in his second AHL game, scored the first goal in the shootout along with Janis Sprukts and Karl Stewart to lead the Amerks to a win.

Amerks vs Bulldogs Tonight; Sweetland Back to Everblades

The Amerks are on a five game losing skid and hoping to end it tonight with a win against the Hamilton Bulldogs at Blue Cross Arena.  What the outcome will be around 8:30pm tonight is anyones guess.  This is the final game this season between the two teams, the Amerks won the last game on …
Read more

Amerks Announce Clear Day Roster

On Thursday afternoon the Rochester Americans announce their 22 man clear day roster for the remainder of the 08/09 regular season.  It’s yet another sign that the season is quickly coming to a close.  It’s sad that hockey season is winding down, but exciting to REALLY start looking forward to next season.  That’s a whole …
Read more

Awesome Win for Amerks Over Hershey Bears

The Rochester Americans continued on Friday night what they’ve been doing over the past two months, proving they’re capable of competing with the best teams in the league.  They did that earlier tonight with a 3-2 win over the Hershey Bears who are the number one team in the Eastern Conference. Benoit Groulx with the …
Read more