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Kevin Porter

Player Thoughts from the Amerks 2018 Locker Clean Out

The ice is gone, the bags are packed, the locker room is empty and players are making plans to go back home for the summer. Locker clean out’s are complete and with that comes end of season thoughts and looking forward. Getting swept in three games by Syracuse wasn’t how anyone wanted the season to …
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Season Defining Night; Player Performances Through Two Games

The Amerks are down 2-0 in the best of five series but aren’t out of it yet. A season isn’t over until that final hand shake line and that’s the last thing the team wants to do on home ice.┬áIf you’re reading this and live in Rochester you should be at the game. Emotions are …
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Game 2 Recap: Scoring Five Goals Wasn’t Good Enough

There’s a few different story lines about this Rochester Americans season as a whole but the only one that matters right now is the Syracuse Crunch taking a commanding 2-0 lead in the best of five first round series. Saturday night for game two in Syracuse was better but better isn’t good enough in the …
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Game 1 Recap: Crunch Played Their Way and Dominated

The last 20 minutes of hockey on Friday night along with the post game comments felt like the middle of a losing streak in the middle of the season. That’s not the way the first game of the playoffs should end. One team in this series went to the Calder Cup finals last season and …
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Amerks Regular Season by the Numbers

The first half of the 2017/2018 Rochester Americans season was recapped as a fun winning team. In the second half of the season they stayed alive, stuck with it, made it through injuries, recalls and it was enough to clinch a playoff position. The team finished in third place in the North Division. They also …
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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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Amerks Clinch a Spot in the 2018 Calder Cup Playoffs

The chase is on for the seventh Calder Cup in Rochester Americans history. The Amerks officially clinched spot in the 2018 Calder Cup Playoffs and it was a giant sigh of relief in the locker room. The door opened a little bit later than usual as the team enjoyed the moment together that they’ve worked …
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Another Hat-Trick Against, Another Loss

The Amerks have given up hat-tricks in two consecutive games which has resulted in two consecutive losses. Austin Czarnik scored three goals for the Providence Bruins to lead them to a 5-3 win on Friday night over the Rochester Americans. Travis St. Denis had the honors on Thursday night for Bridgeport. One more game on …
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Amerks Finally Get Back to Back Wins

It took almost two months to happen but the Rochester Americans finally have back to back wins after finishing off Laval Rocket at home on Sunday afternoon. They were team wins as well, not just one player leading the way. Adam Wilcox had 21 saves on Sunday, seven of which came in a barrage within …
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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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