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Kevin Porter

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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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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Comets were Smoked by the Shot Blocking Amerks

The Rochester Americans started the season being known as a tough team to play against and after smoking the Comets out of the building in the ninth game of the season they may be at that point. In five of the six wins this season Rochester has lit up the scoreboard with four or more …
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Olofsson Leads Amerks to Two Comeback Wins

The Amerks took care of some firsts of the season over the weekend and were rewarded with four points in the standings. Down by two goals on Saturday they came back to win 4-3 with goals from CJ Smith, Alex Nylander and the game winner from Victor Olofsson. Sunday afternoon they were down 2-1 going …
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If You Missed Opening Night, You Didn’t Miss Much

Remember all that talk about being an elite playoff team? That all vanished for just over two hours on Friday night when the Rochester Americans failed to play a game of hockey on opening night. Before Charlotte scored two goals within 35 seconds of each other there were signs that the game wasn’t off to …
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