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Nick Baptiste

Amerks End the Week with a 60 Minute Win

This Amerks team is fun. It’s only 22 games into the season but they’re playing as a team that should make those proud that have previously represented the logo. The team defeated the league leading Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins on Saturday night after two subpar performances. And without a top six forward that was called up. Eric …
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Amerks Lose after Costly Turnovers and Giving Up Another Third Period Lead

The good news is that the Amerks are tied for fourth in total points in the American Hockey League. The bad news is that they continue to giveaway points costing them in the standings. Rochester could easily be in third place overall in the league if it wasn’t for giving up third period leads. In 21 …
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Amerks Win and Score 10 Goals for the First Time Since 2006

It’s all about how you come back from previous games. The Rochester Americans rebounded in a big way winning 10-3 against the Binghamton Devils after being shutout 5-0 by the same team last Saturday. On Wednesday night the Amerks lost in overtime in a back and forth game losing 6-5. The team played 60 minutes …
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Amerks Game Day Notes: Relying on Depth, Return of Rodrigues and Nylander

The road to winning hockey games in The AHL is all about depth. Injuries and roster moves are the only things that stay constant especially for the Rochester Americans. There was seven roster moves on Thursday. Two players to the Sabres (Kyle Criscuolo and Casey Nelson), one player from the Sabres (Nick Baptiste), two players …
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Seven Roster Moves for the Amerks Today

The front office of the Rochester Americans, Buffalo Sabres and Cincinnati Cyclones were busy today with a total of seven roster moves. This post has gone through a number of edits as each time it was close to being published we’d find out about another move. Now that the day is over this should be …
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Gameday Notes and Quotes: Amerks Need A Repeat Performance

The Amerks are back at home tonight for the second game of a home and home with Laval Rocket, the farm team of the Montreal Canadiens. The Amerks won a 5-2 game on Wednesday night in Laval. An early unfortunate bounce gave the Rocket an early lead but the Amerks didn’t back off. Chris Taylor …
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Game Recap and Notes: Flat on Friday the 13th, Paetsch Injured, Playing as a Team

The Amerks started the season with two wins over the Syracuse Crunch and with only one game this weekend they should’ve come out but the opposite happened, they fell flat from the start. The rest of the game was an uphill battle they weren’t able to recover from. (Featured photo courtesy of Amerks.com) “We weren’t …
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Chris Taylor on WGR550 Talking Systems, Tasks and Player Development

Amerks Head Coach Chris Taylor was on WGR550 this morning with Howard and Simon talking about the system, coaching tasks and talked about some individual players. Scroll down to listen to the audio. After years of players being rushed to the NHL and strictly talk about development it’s great that winning is also a big …
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Scouting Report – 11/18/16 – Nick Baptiste

New Lets Go Amerks contributor Dennis Allen Jr. will be posting a scouting report on a different player each home game (and the odd road game) he attends.  You can see his previous scouting reports at: http://rocscouting.blogspot.com  …… and be sure to follow him @RocScout14 Dennis is an aspiring scout wrapping up his associates program for …
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