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Rasmus Asplund

Beyond The Blade: Amerks Weekly | Episode 5

Welcome to the fifth episode of our Amerks weekly podcast on Beyond The Blade between myself, Keith Wozniak, and Chad DeDominicis from Die By the Blade. It’s a short podcast where we discuss what’s currently going on with the Rochester Americans and what’s happened since the previous episode. This week we recap the Amerks three games and …
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Three Third Period Goals Carried Amerks to a Comeback Win

The third game in less than 48 hours for the Rochester Americans came down to the final 20 minutes of play and they found a way to erase a two goal deficit and win, mirroring the recent play of their parent team Buffalo Sabres. A win also helped make the five plus hour bus ride …
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One Point isn’t Good Enough but Asplund is Still Playing Great Hockey

There are players on the Rochester Americans roster this season that will tell you they don’t know how many points they have and the coaches will say that points don’t matter but to Rasmus Asplund he knows he only has one point in 14 games. That doesn’t mean he’s playing poorly at all and everyone …
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Weekend Preview – Careers are made on Sundays

The Rochester Americans are on the road this weekend against Springfield, Providence and Hartford for three games in less than 48 hours. This is their first of five sets of three games in three days this season, up from three last year. In those nine games last season the team finished with a 4-2-2-1 record. With …
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A Closer Locker Room and a Winning Team with Everybody Contributing

The Rochester Americans are currently in first place in the North Division and they also have three of the league’s top 10 players in points. One of those two things isn’t as important to the team and it’s not the standings. Last season in the American League the leagues leader in points played for the …
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Recap of the Last Five (Games 6-10)

Welcome to the second part of a 15 part season series highlighting the last five games (the last segment will be six games) showing off the stats, standings, highlights, transactions and whatever else took place prior to the next five games. The goal is to post these the day of the next game of a …
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Olofsson and Redmond Lead the Amerks to a 6-1 Win

The Rochester Americans red hot power play continued in Utica on Wednesday night contributing four of the six goals scored leading to a 6-1 win over the Comets and extending the winning streak to four games. The last two games for Utica were 5-3 and 7-4 wins over Toronto. The defense did a great job limiting …
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Rookie Victor Olofsson is Leading the Amerks in October

Rookie forward Victor Olofsson of the Rochester Americans has broken a couple of windows at his parents house growing up and when asked about the garage door he said it’s not beautiful. The damage appears to have paid off after this weekend when Olofsson scored two game winning goals with the quick shot he’s known …
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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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Last Weekend of the Preseason; Week 1 Recap

The first week of Rochester Americans training camp is completed and they’re undefeated after a preseason win against Toronto. Everyone is anxious for the season to start. It’s been a long month for players and coaches who started in Buffalo at the Prospects Challenge. They had four approximate 90 minute practices this week that were …
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Four Amerks Related Takeaways From the First Prospects Game

The first Sabres game of the 2018 Prospects Challenge ended with a 6-4 win and the game finished with the expectations that were hoped for. No one is planning a parade but there’s more than enough to be excited about. Rasmus Dahlin was the obvious star that everyone came to see and he didn’t disappoint. …
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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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