Posts Tagged ‘Mike Keane’

Amerks Highlights from Game 6 of the 1987 Calder Cup Finals

July 31, 2012 - By
Amerks Highlights from Game 6 of the 1987 Calder Cup Finals

There haven’t been that many playoff highlights in recent years for the Rochester Americans but the past is full of them.  Here you’ll find some highlights from game 6 of the 1987 Calder Cup finals between the Amerks and Sherbrooke Canadiens.

Jody Gage, Mike Keane and Don Lever are just a few names in the highlights below from this 1987 game.  For all of the highlights from the 1986/1987 playoffs click through to The American Dream The Drive for Five 1987 Calder Cup Video.

Other highlights from the past I’ve also posted are:

One of the many great things about all of these videos is how Don Stevens sounds the same back then as he does now.  Here’s the videos:

5/20/87 Mike Keane and Jim Hofford fight in the first period of Game 6 of the 1987 Calder Cup Finals between the Rochester Amerks and Sherbrooke Canadiens.

5/20/87 Steven Fletcher and Jim Hofford fight in the second period of Game 6 of the 1987 Calder Cup Finals between the Rochester Amerks and Sherbrooke Canadiens.

5/20/87 Jim Jackson scores the first goal for the [...]Read More

Cory Schneider Defeats Amerks in Shootout

March 19, 2009 - By

The Rochester Americans lost to the Mantioba Moose on Wednesday night in a shootout and have extended their winless streak to seven games.  It wasn’t a bad game by any means.  The officiating was questionable, but not the deciding factor.  Mike Keane won the game in the seventh round of the shootout beating Amerks goaltender Mike Brodeur.

The Manitoba Moose have the best record in the American Hockey League.  The Rochester Americans are second worst in the league.  Games like this make you question whether the other team was having a bad night, or if the Amerks really do have the potential to be a contender next season.

Jason Krog opened the scoring at 7:15 of the first period with a power play goal.  Krog let a fast shot go that beat Plante top corner stick side.  Keaton Ellerby had been sent to the penalty box 1:15 earlier for closing his hand on the puck.  Tyler Plante had lost his stick and with the puck in front of the net Ellerby closed his hand over it.  It was a great shot by Krog and proved why he’s ranked 5th in the league in points (23 G, 43 A) and considered [...]Read More