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Matt Tennyson

Friday Nights with the First Place Amerks; Wedgewood and Tennyson Called Up

The first place Rochester Americans have home games every Friday night in the month of December starting tonight against the Providence Bruins. The Amerks have been in first place in the North Division since the start of the season and with eight games against divisional teams before the end of the month they have the …
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Swedes Launched the Comets out of Town

It was only a matter of time before the abundance of Swedish players on the roster would lead the team to a win and that’s what happened on Wednesday night. Jonas Johansson (third star) had 25 saves in his first win of the season with Rochester, Rasmus Asplund (second star) had three assists, and Victor …
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Amerks Addressing the Details; Jonas Johansson Called Up

The North Division is starting to tighten up, as expected, and another divisional game tonight for the Amerks gives them a chance to either extend their first place lead or allow yet another team to inch closer in the standings. Utica departed Rochester with a 5-4 win almost two weeks ago in what was considered …
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Preview: Amerks Host Comets Tonight in Rochester

The Rochester Americans are back on home ice tonight against thruway rival and divisional opponent Utica Comets in front of what should be a lively post Thanksgiving crowd. It’s the first of two games this weekend, they’ll play on the road in Binghamton on Saturday night.┬áThese two teams have played twice this season and Rochester …
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Three Clear Waivers; Pilut Assigned; Last Preseason Game

Three players cleared waivers today, two have been assigned to the Rochester Americans. Those players assigned are forwards Nick Baptiste, Justin Bailey. Matt Tennyson remains in Buffalo after clearing waivers. The chances of any of them being claimed were very low. Bailey had showed some flash during the Sabres preseason but not enough to earn …
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A Few Bad Bounces and Amerks Lose Third Straight

That was a bad road trip for the Rochester Americans. There’s no way to say anything positive about the team effort of this road trip. On Thursday night they had a 4-0 lead after 23 minutes of play against Bridgeport. They lost 6-4. [ Game Recap ] On Friday night they had a 3-2 lead …
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Amerks Steamrolled the Penguins

The story of the game was the mind boggling 12 goals that the Rochester Americans scored on Friday night on the way to a 12-3 win over the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. “It was an emotional win,” Criscuolo said. “We had a lot of guys who played with Wilkes-Barre last year and returned a few guys to …
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Amerks Lose Again and Continue Sinking

Whatever you do, don’t let the fact that the Rochester Americans scored three goals Saturday night take away from the fact that they barely showed up for 50 minutes of the game. While the contenders are sharpening their game the Rochester Americans are falling off of the radar. What’s happening right now is bringing about …
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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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Roster Moves and Injury Updates

The Amerks finished their weekend road trip to Canada and have sent Justin Danforth, Arvin Atwal and Eric Knodel back to the Cincinnati Cyclones. Justin Danforth was an anticipated call up as a leading scorer in the ECHL. He played on Saturday night against Belleville and three shots playing on a line with Adam Krause …
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Gameday: Amerks at Marlies, Depth and Talking with Danforth

The Rochester Americans finish their lengthy set of road games this weekend on the road tonight in Toronto and Saturday night in Belleville. Rochester and Toronto have split the season series 1-1. Toronto won the first game 3-2 in Rochester. Rochester won the second game 2-0 in Toronto. Rochester and Belleville have played four times …
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