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Nathan Paetsch

Will Borgen is a Thrilling and Confident Defenseman

Will Borgen decided last March to pack his bags, leave school, start his professional career, and after 57 games this season with the Rochester Americans it’s clear that he made the correct decision. He’s only missed one game this season but there’s a good chance he would have played if it was a playoff game. …
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Amerks Disappoint Again on a Wednesday Night

When this Rochester Americans team loses a game they make sure to lose it in a memorable way. They aren’t good memories either. After two disappointing Wednesday night losses at home in a row it’s tough for anyone who was at the game to think about this as a first place team. Typically when a …
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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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A Look at the First Quarter of the Amerks Season

The Rochester Americans enter the second quarter of the season sitting in first place in the North Division, a spot they’ve been in since the fifth game of the season. They host the Atlantic Division Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins and will have to play without defenseman Lawrence Pilut who was called up on Tuesday and Matt Tennyson …
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Amerks Plan to be Tougher, Grittier and Win a Calder Cup

The first day of training camp for the Rochester Americans has passed us by and after talking to management and players the message is clear – the team plans to be tougher and grittier with a goal of winning a Calder Cup. On the ice the practice wasn’t that different from any other practice on …
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Six Things to Remember About Last Season

Is it October yet? That’s the question hockey addicts ask all summer waiting for a new season to start. The regular season starts in October but it’s time we accept September as the start to the new season. The Prospects Challenge, NHL training camp, NHL preseason games, AHL training camp and AHL preseason games all …
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Randy Sexton Talks About Moves Expected in Free Agency

It’s July 1st which means today is the first day of free agency and time for gaps in the Rochester Americans roster to be filled in. The team has two specific needs – a goalie and a forward or two that can score. Leading up to the start of free agency the Amerks have already …
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Player Thoughts from the Amerks 2018 Locker Clean Out

The ice is gone, the bags are packed, the locker room is empty and players are making plans to go back home for the summer. Locker clean out’s are complete and with that comes end of season thoughts and looking forward. Getting swept in three games by Syracuse wasn’t how anyone wanted the season to …
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Round 1 Preview: Winning Three Games is the Only Option

The 2018 Calder Cup Playoffs start for the Rochester Americans tonight after what felt like the longest week of the season. It was a fast paced week of intense practices that had more urgency than I’ve seen all season. The drills weren’t any different than usual but it was a constant cycle with short water …
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A Friday Night Game to Forget

The playoff bound Rochester Americans went into the game on Friday night riding a three game winning streak and left the building wanting to have a short memory forgetting that the game against Belleville took place. The Senators scored four second period goals on the way to winning 5-1. For what it’s worth, Belleville also …
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Down By Two the Amerks Win 5-3

The Rochester Americans went into the third period down 3-1, scored four unanswered goals and won 5-3. With three minutes left in the game it had the feeling of heading into another overtime game. The team said hold on, we’ve got this. The first 40 minutes of the game had a different feel to it. …
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