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Matt Hunwick is Excited to Get Back to Playing

The Rochester Americans will have a new face on the blue line tonight when Matt Hunwick joins the team on a conditioning stint. The veteran defenseman has been out of the Buffalo Sabres lineup all season as he recovered from an off season neck injury that occurred during a workout. “It’s been a long summer/start …
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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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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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Amerks Bounce Back with a Saturday Night Win

The Rochester Americans bounced back on Saturday night for a 4-3 win in Binghamton after what the team considered one of the most disappointing losses of the season on Friday. Breaking down the game into three one period games the Amerks won each period and won the game. Rochester came out playing fast in the …
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Embarrassed in Springfield

That was an embarrassing night in Springfield for the Rochester Americans. There’s no other way to say it. There was 20 minutes of the game on Friday night where it appeared as though it was going to be a competitive hockey game and then the second period arrived. Scott Wedgewood got the start in net …
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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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Inside the Final 89 Seconds of Friday Night

After tying a league record for 29 overtime games and getting being swept in the first round of the playoffs last season the Rochester Americans coaching staff consisting of Chris Taylor, Gord Dineen and Toby Petersen knew they had to make some adjustments. There’s development for coaches as much as there is for players and …
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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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Redmond Scores Twice in Amerks Win

The first period started off slow again for Rochester but at least it lasted less than four minutes, not the full 20. They team bounced back after being down early in the first and finished the game with a pretty solid 4-1 win. The penalty kill was perfect with a short handed goal from Kevin …
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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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