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Justin Bailey

Round 1 Preview: Winning Three Games is the Only Option

The 2018 Calder Cup Playoffs start for the Rochester Americans tonight after what felt like the longest week of the season. It was a fast paced week of intense practices that had more urgency than I’ve seen all season. The drills weren’t any different than usual but it was a constant cycle with short water …
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Time for Bailey, Baptiste and UIlmark to Lead in the Playoffs

The Amerks opened the 2017/2018 regular season with a 3-1 win over the Syracuse Crunch and after the game Justin Bailey said, “We wanted to show the city of Rochester it’s going to be a change of pace around here.” Changing the pace meant winning hockey games and making the playoffs again. “It’s exciting for …
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A Big Crowd Fueled Justin Bailey and the Amerks Comeback

The energy of a home crowd can fuel the success of a team and that’s what happened on Friday night. Justin Bailey scored two goals to start an Amerks comeback and called it the best crowd in the three years he’s been a Rochester American. An announced crowd of 7,846 may not have been the …
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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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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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Two High Sticks and a Turnover Results in Another Loss

The Rochester Americans made more mistakes than the Utica Comets and it cost them the game. Utica scored one power play goal that went off of Justin Bailey’s stick, a 5 on 3 power play goal and then a turnover at the Amerks blue line. The post game report doesn’t need more than that. Wednesday night …
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Ullmark Called up; Bailey Suspended; Nylander Stats

The day started off with the news that the Buffalo Sabres have called up Linus Ullmark and it’s likely for him to play some games. Since Ullmark returned from his last call up in the middle of January he’s had a record of 3-6-7 with a .908 save percentage with the Amerks. For the season Ullmark …
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Amerks Walked Over the Marlies

The Rochester Americans have two wins in their past three games against the number one team in the league, the Toronto Marlies. Embrace the moments as they happen. After a rare Friday night off the Amerks rolled into Toronto, played 60 minutes of hockey and took off out of town with another road win. The …
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Amerks Lose Again, Something They Mastered in the Third Quarter

The story repeats itself: Team doesn’t show up for a majority of a game and then a mistake results in an overtime loss. Travis St. Denis scored the easiest goal of the night 93 seconds into overtime standing all alone in front of Linus Ullmark and the Sound Tigers departed town with the win. The …
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Amerks Defeat the Marlies with Six Goals in the Third Period

Justin Bailey responded on Saturday with another solid game and this time it wasn’t overshadowed by an Amerks loss. Two goals within the last 79 seconds of the game insured a 7-4 win over the league leading Toronto Marlies. Seth Griffith opened the scoring at 4:47 of the second period but from that point the …
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Justin Bailey Shines but Amerks Skid Continues

The headline had the potential to say Justin Bailey shines in Amerks win but just like nine of the last 10 games the Amerks lose again. It’s the same thing game after game, the team does’t play a full 60 minutes and it results in a loss. In the 56th game of the season they …
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