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Kevin Porter

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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Amerks Focusing on Playing a Team Game

The Amerks are playing their annual home game in Buffalo tonight and for anyone that simply looks at the standings they’ll see a team sitting in a very comfortable spot in the North Division. That’s true but what the standings aren’t showing is that the team hasn’t been playing a team game and the results …
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Game Preview: Amerks Host Penguins

It’s gameday in Rochester with the Amerks hosting the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. The team will also be inducting Marty Biron into the Amerks Hall of Fame. It’s a must win weekend for Rochester. They’re on a five game losing streak and only two wins in the last 12 games. Only one of those was in regulation. …
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Overtime Loss to the Last Place Devils

The Amerks found a way to get a point on Saturday night in Binghamton battling back from two goals down but lost 34 seconds into the overtime session. Based on the pace of play if someone didn’t know anything about the two teams they would’ve thought these teams were equals. Binghamton Devils are in last …
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Big Goal for Gionta with a Big Crowd

The obvious story line of Friday night was the one game professional tryout contract that Brian Gionta signed to play for the Rochester Americans. Within the first minute of the game he had the games first scoring chance rushing the net. There was a buzz of energy in the building every time the puck touched …
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