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Kyle Criscuolo

Recap of 2018-2019 Amerks Regular Season Stats

The Rochester Americans return to the ice Wednesday morning to prepare for the 2019 Calder Cup Playoffs and continue the goal they set in the preseason – to be an elite playoff team. The regular season was just about as good as it can get in terms of stats and finishing third overall in the …
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First Pro Game and First Win for Luukkonen

The Ukko-Pekko Luukkonen era in the organization started Sunday afternoon when he played his first professional game and earned his first professional win with 32 saves against the Belleville Senators. The Amerks won 4-2 fueled by three power play goals and five players from the Cincinnati Cyclones filling in roster spots. Luukkonen finished the game …
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Overtime Loss Raises Questions About Home Ice

The Rochester Americans have talked about winning the North Division title all season and Friday night that opportunity likely slipped away from them on home ice. Again. A path to winning the division title was simple – win three straight and it’s theirs. But yet again they played a bad game on home ice in …
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Amerks Lose 4-1 against the Checkers

If chances could earn at least a point in the standings the Rochester Americans could have earned one against the Charlotte Checkers on Friday night. Unfortunately they don’t. The Checkers scored four goals to defeat the Amerks by a 4-1 score and continue to be the number one team in the American League. Charlotte scored …
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Verhaeghe Uses his Ravenclaw Wisdom to Defeat Rochester

It took the fourth match up of the season for the Syracuse Crunch to defeat the Rochester Americans this season and they accomplished that on Saturday night with a 4-3 overtime win. Carter Verhaeghe scored the overtime winner to complete his hat trick. The Amerks had a 2-1 lead going into the third period before giving up …
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Recap of the Last 5 Games (Games 31-35)

Welcome to the seventh part of a 15 part season series highlighting the last five games (the last segment will be six games) showing off the stats, standings, highlights, transactions and whatever else took place prior to the next five games. The goal is to post these the day of the next game of a …
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Shootout Goal by Olofsson Completes Comeback Win

The Rochester Americans completed a comeback over the Bridgeport Sound Tigers on Wednesday night with a shootout win. Rasmus Asplund tied the game with 12 seconds remaining in regulation and then Victor Olofsson scored the only goal in the shootout for the win. Scott Wedgewood finished the game with 22 saves. Early in the second …
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Dalton Smith is a Difference Maker in Rochester

The role of the stereotypical fourth liner in hockey has evolved over the last 10 to 15 years from being a goon that was pure intimidation to now being the muscle on the ice that can provide intimidation but also needs to be able to play hockey. There was a time not too long ago …
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Amerks Return from Break with a Shutout Win Over Cleveland

The Rochester Americans returned from Christmas break with a 4-0 shutout win on the road in Cleveland powered by three power play goals. The team had three days off, took a four hour bus ride to Cleveland on Wednesday, and won in a decisive fashion ending a three game losing streak. Overall the Amerks played …
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Recap of the Last 5 Games (Games 26-30)

Welcome to the sixth part of a 15 part season series highlighting the last five games (the last segment will be six games) showing off the stats, standings, highlights, transactions and whatever else took place prior to the next five games. The goal is to post these the day of the next game of a …
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Amerks Tripped Up by Wolf Pack

This recap is directly from Amerks.com (Rochester, NY) … The Rochester Americans (18-9-2-0) and Hartford Wolf Pack (13-14-1-2) combined for four goals in the second period before the Wolf Pack tacked on two more in the third to come away with a 4-2 win in the first of back-to-back meetings between the two teams Friday …
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