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Victor Olofsson Hat Trick Delivers Revenge and Free Burritos

There’s times when everything goes better than expected and that’s what happened on Friday night when the Rochester Americans delivered a 7-1 defeat to the Springfield Thunderbirds while wearing the classic stars and stripes jerseys for Hall of Fame night. Springfield and Rochester played each other once earlier in the season when Springfield scored seven …
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Wedgewood Stole a Point with Little Help in the Third

The Rochester Americans extended their point streak to nine games on Wednesday night against the Syracuse Crunch thanks to their goalie Scott Wedgewood. A game that Wedgewood thought was one of his best games of the season. Unfortunately the game ended in a shootout loss after what may have been one of the worst third …
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New Challenges with Redmond and Wedgewood Injured

The Rochester Americans finished Wednesday night with a new challenge – they would be without their leading scorer who is also their top defenseman. They’ll also without their number one goalie. Zach Redmond took an awkward fall as he played the puck along the boards behind his own net in the final minute of Wednesdays …
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Extended Post with a Mix of Quotes from the Amerks Locker Room

The Amerks had a week of practice before going on the road this weekend to play the Penguins and Phantoms. They’re coming off of last weekend where they split a home and home with Toronto where Toronto won in Rochester and Rochester won in Toronto. On the road this weekend they’ll likely be without Sean …
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CJ Smith Defeats the Toronto Marlies

Less than 24 hours after being losing a disappointing game on home ice in front of a large crowd the Rochester Americans traveled to Toronto with the addition of CJ Smith and turned the weekend around with a commanding 5-1 win. It was the 10th regulation loss of the season on home ice for the …
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Scott Wilson Looks to Win, Score, and Enjoy the Bus Trips

The Buffalo Sabres announced on Tuesday that they placed Scott Wilson on waivers with the intentions of assigning him to the Rochester Americans. On Wednesday afternoon he cleared waivers and was on the ice with the Amerks for practice. Wilson hasn’t played a game this season with the Sabres due to an ankle injury. He’s …
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Criscuolo Returning, Defensive Moves, and Building the Gap

There’s three games remaining before Christmas break for the Rochester Americans and they’re on pace with their goal to build a gap in the standings and have a short time off on a winning streak. Sitting in first place with 38 points (18-7-2-0) the Amerks have a six point lead over Syracuse (who has three …
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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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