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Beyond The Blade: Amerks Weekly | Episode 5

Welcome to the fifth 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 recap the Amerks three games and …
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Three Third Period Goals Carried Amerks to a Comeback Win

The third game in less than 48 hours for the Rochester Americans came down to the final 20 minutes of play and they found a way to erase a two goal deficit and win, mirroring the recent play of their parent team Buffalo Sabres. A win also helped make the five plus hour bus ride …
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Bailey Scores Twice, But Amerks Fall in Overtime to Bruins

This weekend hasn’t gone as planned for the Rochester Americans. A regulation loss on Friday that no one will want to remember followed by giving up a two goal and losing in overtime on Saturday. They’ll have a chance to salvage the weekend with three out of a possible six points against Hartford. I was …
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A Closer Locker Room and a Winning Team with Everybody Contributing

The Rochester Americans are currently in first place in the North Division and they also have three of the league’s top 10 players in points. One of those two things isn’t as important to the team and it’s not the standings. Last season in the American League the leagues leader in points played for the …
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Redmond, Nylander and Bailey Lead the Way. Again.

The key to success for an American League team is a mix of prospects, in-betweeners and veterans and those are the players that carried the Amerks to another win on Friday night in Rochester. Big plays from Alex Nylander, a burst of speed and goal from Justin Bailey and veteran defense Zach Redmond scored his …
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Team Effort Leads Amerks to a Dominating Win

The Rochester Americans played one of their best team games in a dominating 5-2 win on Thursday night in Buffalo in a battle for first place. Heading into the night the Cleveland Monsters were two points behind the Amerks in the standings making it a four point game. The Amerks now have a four point …
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Beyond The Blade: Amerks Weekly | Episode 3

Welcome to the third episode of our Amerks Weekly podcast on Beyond The Blade between myself, Keith Wozniak, and Chad DeDominicis from Die By the Blade. We’re getting into a groove to make sure this really is every week. This week we talk about Zach Redmond, consistency and the lack of for some players, being an elite …
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Amerks Win a Shorthanded Game

After the game on Saturday night there should be two teams that aren’t happy with the way things turned out. Laval had 12 power play opportunities and had an advantage of 39-25 in shots but it wasn’t enough to keep the Rochester Americans from winning. An unlikely goal from Yannick Veilleux and another solid performance …
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Amerks Weekend at Home and Internal Competition

Welcome to the last weekend of October where the Rochester Americans have a chance to end the month in first place and extend their point streak (and start a new winning streak) against two divisional teams with back to back home games. The team split last weekend with a shootout win against Toronto and an …
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Amerks Score Six in First Win of the Season

That’s the game the Rochester Americans needed to play after back to back loses. A steady game from Adam Wilcox (30 saves) in net and six different players with multi point games resulted in a 6-3 home win for the Amerks. Players with multiple points: Victor Olofsson (1G+2A), CJ Smith (1G+1A), Zach Redmond (1G+2A), Lawrence Pilut …
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Season Preview: Elite Playoff Team or Bust

The Rochester Americans begin their 63rd season on Friday night with expectations higher than ever for the season ahead. It’s one thing for fans and the media to dish out predictions and set the bar high but when management, coaches and players all do it there’s an increased level of accountability. Throughout training camp and …
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Three Clear Waivers; Pilut Assigned; Last Preseason Game

Three players cleared waivers today, two have been assigned to the Rochester Americans. Those players assigned are forwards Nick Baptiste, Justin Bailey. Matt Tennyson remains in Buffalo after clearing waivers. The chances of any of them being claimed were very low. Bailey had showed some flash during the Sabres preseason but not enough to earn …
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