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Mike York

Amerks Win Gives Them a Commanding 3-1 Series Lead

The Rochester Americans lit up the scoreboard on Wednesday night with four power play goals in a 6-1 win over the Abbotsford Heat to take a commanding 3-1 lead in the series.  Rochester could win the series with a win on Friday night.  Ever since the game one loss last Thursday I don’t think anyone …
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Hard Nosed Hockey Leads Amerks to Tie Series

Saturday night in Rochester was the definition of playoff hockey.  The Rochester Americans defeated the Abbotsford Heat in game 2 on Saturday night, an excellent rebound of a game from the way they played on Thursday night. “It’s playoff hockey and both teams were trying to set the tone and trying to get the teams …
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Regular Season Mistakes Sink the Amerks in Game 1

Benoit Groulx made the decision to start rookie goaltender Alexander Salak in the first game of the 2010 playoffs for the Rochester Americans and the decision back fired on him.  The Heat scored three first period goals against Salak and that was enough for him, he was pulled after the first period and replaced by …
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Round 1 Preview of the Amerks vs Heat

The Amerks begin their run for the Calder Cup on Thursday night against the Abbotsford Heat in I’m guaranteeing will be a great round of hockey.  The two teams met four times during the regular season with the Heat winning three of those games but the teams that played each other during the regular season …
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Amerks Hold on Tight and Defeat Marlies in Shootout

The Rochester Americans got the job done on Friday night defeating the Toronto Marlies to clinch home ice advantage for their first round in the 2010 Calder Cup Playoffs.  It may not have been pretty as the Amerks gave up a three goal lead but they found a way to get the job done, and …
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Amerks vs Marlies Shootout and Fight Videos

The Amerks defeated the Marlies by the final score of 4-3 in a shootout on Friday night at Blue Cross Arena.  The game also had a couple of early fights between Andrew Lord and Richard Greenop and also Jimmy Bonneau and Phil Oreskovic. Shootout featured (in order of shot taken): Jamie Johnson, Tim Brent, Jeff …
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Griffins Double Up Amerks to Halt Winning Streak

The Amerks had the odds stacked against them against Grand Rapids with majority of the teams defense either called up or injured.  The Griffins were able to score six goals against the Amerks in their 6-3 win which also denied the Amerks the chance to clinch home ice advantage.  The magic number is now one …
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Amerks Defeat Marlies with Seven Goals and Inch Closer to Playoffs

The Amerks came closer to clinching a playoff spot with a seven goal performance on Saturday evening on the road against the Toronto Marlies.  The Amerks have only scored seven goals one other time this season, a 7-4 win back on November 29th against the Syracuse Crunch.  This Rochester team seems to have a switch …
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Turnovers Lead to Another Amerks Loss

“Our top guys didn’t have their best game,” Benoit Groulx said after the game.  Inconsistency will be what brings this team down heading into the spring.  A few days ago the talk was about a four game winning streak and the Amerks winning six of their past seven games.  On Sunday they found a way …
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