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Mark Zengerle was Almost a Rochester American

The Amerks made an attempt to improve offensive depth on Thursday by signing Rochester native Mark Zengerle (in the middle of the picture above). Unfortunately the Milwaukee Admirals claimed him off of waivers playing the role of spoiler for the homecoming. The 28 year old forward started the season in Sweden after the three previous …
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Opening Night is here with Depth, Attitude and Coaching

It’s finally arrived. After yet another LONG summer we’re now on the cusp of opening night and while several previous seasons have yielded some good free agent signings – this summer was outstanding. There’s three reasons to be more excited about this season than previous ones: depth, attitude and coaching! Depth A quick look at …
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Recapping Day 1 Post Skate Interviews, Brian Gionta Possibilities

The first day of training camp is history and nothing happened on the ice that would’ve made one player stand out or cringe about. The on ice session was standard skating and passing drills that every hockey team works on from the youngest ages on up just to get everyone moving. The interviews were posted …
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It’s Not All Doom and Gloom Between Amerks and Panthers

Depending on who you talk to or what you read you would think that the divorce is all but finalized between the Rochester Americans and Florida Panthers, but that’s not entirely true.  It’s not over because the Amerks and Panthers new General Manager have not even had a chance to meet yet to discuss how …
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Game 2: Stay Out of the Box and Play Physical Near the Net

It’s only game two of a seven game series tonight between the Amerks and Heat but it’s possibly one of the most important games.  If the Heat win and return home for three games everything is in their favor.  If the Amerks win the series starts over as a best of five with three straight …
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Gameday: Rory Out, Observartions, Matthias has the Experience

The Rochester Americans and Abbotsford Heat face off tonight for Game 1 of their Calder Cup playoff series.  The Amerks missed the playoffs the last two seasons after having two of the worst teams in franchise history.  A pretty remarkable turnaround, big thanks to the wallet of Amerks Owner Curt Styres. A few quick things before …
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Panthers Acquire Mathieu Roy for Amerks, Too Bad He's Injured

The Amerks have struggled in a number of areas for most of the season, the one area they’ve needed improvement on since day one has been defense.  That’s something the Amerks management has talked to the Panthers about and prior to the trade deadline the Panthers made a move.  They traded prospect Matt Rust for …
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