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Season Preview: Elite Playoff Team or Bust

The Rochester Americans begin their 63rd season on Friday night with expectations higher than ever for the season ahead. It’s one thing for fans and the media to dish out predictions and set the bar high but when management, coaches and players all do it there’s an increased level of accountability. Throughout training camp and …
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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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Amerks Improved at the NHL Trade Deadline

The NHL trade deadline is in the past and as the dust has settled the Rochester Americans have improved with three additional players that weren’t on the roster at the start of the day, one of which will immediately available. Danny O’Regan will join the Amerks this week and Nick Baptiste and Casey Nelson were …
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Amerks 2018-2019 Early Bird Season Ticket Pricing

The Rochester Americans released early bird pricing for season tickets for the 2018/2019 season and there’s no price increase from last season if you renew or purchase early. That’s right, no price increase. Depending on on when you renewed in the past it’s possible for three straight seasons at the same price. Rob Minter, Vice …
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No excuses this season

It’s over.  One of the more disappointing seasons of at least the past 35 years has mercifully finished. This isn’t last year’s team who could say Buffalo’s tanking devastated their roster.  It’s not a season like 2008-2009, 2010-2011, 2011-2012 or 2013-2014 where significant injuries both here and above (Florida+Buffalo) led to too many ECHL’ers playing …
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The Tank is over….and in Rochester….shouldn’t have ever been

This wasn’t a fun season.  The Buffalo Sabres tanking negatively affected the Amerks roster and as a result we had to suffer through a plethora of meaningless games down the stretch.  And…..no playoffs.  Again.  So, this will be the 10th consecutive season our beloved Amerks don’t get out of the first round and the 5th …
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Amerks, Playoffs and Darcy

After a second frustrating trade deadline in a row, Eric Bourgeois and Jason Bonno discuss the Amerk playoff roster (who’s on it, who is not), playoff chances……..and Darcy Regier. Kevin Porter Eric: He was clearly very important to the team in many ways as its captain and is sorely missed. Good for him in getting …
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That was It. Marlies Dominate and Sweep the Amerks. Season Over.

It’s time to be honest for a moment and simply say that game stunk.  The Toronto Marlies swept the Rochester Americans in three games to advance to the second round of the playoffs.  The series was a dominating performance by the Marlies that just completely exposed the faults of the Rochester Americans roster, especially in …
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Amerks vs Marlies Game 2 Video Highlights

There hasn’t been anything to say about the game two loss that hasn’t been said elsewhere.  If you watched the game you saw the same thing as everyone else. The Marlies were the better team for most of the game.  Rochester found a way to stay in the game like they have with just about …
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