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Jonas Johansson

Amerks Lose Due to Turnovers and Another Slow Start

On Wednesday afternoon there was an article posted here about the Rochester Americans having a team meeting last week where they talked about getting back to playing the right way and being a better team. That all sounded great but those thoughts were  apparently sent down the Genesee River on Wednesday night before the game …
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Roster Moves, Conditioning Assignment, Practice Notes, and Some Winning Stats

The Amerks returned to practice this week riding a three game winning streak and holding on to the first place spot of the North Division. They’re also second overall in the conference and second overall in the league. Three roster moves were made on Tuesday related to injuries in Rochester and Buffalo. Myles Powell was …
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Beyond The Blade: Amerks Weekly | Episode 7

Welcome to the seventh episode of our Amerks weekly podcast on Beyond The Blade between myself, Keith Wozniak, and Chad DeDominicis from Die By the Blade. It’s a short podcast where we discuss what’s currently going on with the Rochester Americans and what’s happened since the previous episode. This week we talk about Jonas Johansson, Will Borgen, Brendan …
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Bailey and Johansson Lead Amerks in a Lucky Win

In the last two weeks the Rochester Americans have had two concerning losses but in that same span they’ve turned their game around and have won four of the last five and five of the last seven games. Two goals from Justin Bailey on Friday night along with the puck going off two posts in …
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Friday Nights with the First Place Amerks; Wedgewood and Tennyson Called Up

The first place Rochester Americans have home games every Friday night in the month of December starting tonight against the Providence Bruins. The Amerks have been in first place in the North Division since the start of the season and with eight games against divisional teams before the end of the month they have the …
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Swedes Launched the Comets out of Town

It was only a matter of time before the abundance of Swedish players on the roster would lead the team to a win and that’s what happened on Wednesday night. Jonas Johansson (third star) had 25 saves in his first win of the season with Rochester, Rasmus Asplund (second star) had three assists, and Victor …
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Amerks Addressing the Details; Jonas Johansson Called Up

The North Division is starting to tighten up, as expected, and another divisional game tonight for the Amerks gives them a chance to either extend their first place lead or allow yet another team to inch closer in the standings. Utica departed Rochester with a 5-4 win almost two weeks ago in what was considered …
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Gill and Fasching Joined the Blackwell Show in Overtime Win

After a dismal display of hockey on Friday night by the Rochester Americans they bounced back on Saturday night against the league leading Toronto Marlies. The Amerks gave up a lead twice but also came back twice before winning in overtime tying a league record for most overtime games in a season at 29. The …
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Criscuolo Returns to the Blackwell Show

It’s the first week of April, it’s snowing out and the Rochester Americans have five games left before the playoffs. The final stretch starts tonight at home against Belleville. Kyle Criscuolo will be back in the Amerks lineup after missing 13 games while up with the Buffalo Sabres (even though he was injured the whole …
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Colin Blackwell Leads Amerks to Third Straight Win

Two weeks ago the Rochester Americans had lost four straight, couldn’t figure out what was going on and talked about needing to string some wins together. Last weekend Chris Taylor shared some “not so nice words” during a first period intermission. Tonight the Rochester Americans came from behind again to win 3-2 over Laval Rocket. …
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Down By Two the Amerks Win 5-3

The Rochester Americans went into the third period down 3-1, scored four unanswered goals and won 5-3. With three minutes left in the game it had the feeling of heading into another overtime game. The team said hold on, we’ve got this. The first 40 minutes of the game had a different feel to it. …
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Colin Blackwell and Zach Redmond Lead Amerks to an Overtime Win

The Rochester Americans may have finally found the way to win an overtime game, score within 12 seconds before the other team has the chance to posses the puck. Seems like a pretty simple idea but puck possession is something they’ve struggled with. Going into Friday night they had lost the last three games played …
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