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Beyond The Blade: Amerks Weekly | Episode 2

Welcome to the second episode of a new weekly Amerks podcast on Beyond The Blade between myself, Keith Wozniak, and Chad DeDominicis from Die By the Blade. Due to scheduling we missed a week but the plan is to make this a weekly thing. This week we talk about a team that has won five of their …
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Beyond The Blade: Amerks Weekly | Episode 1

Welcome to the first episode of a new weekly Amerks podcast on Beyond The Blade between myself, Keith Wozniak, and Chad DeDominicis from Die By the Blade. If you’re on this site you’re probably familiar with Die By the Blade as a Sabres site. We’ll be recapping the Amerks previous games, games ahead, who’s good, who’s bad, …
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Zach Redmond Signs Two Year AHL Deal with Rochester

Rochester Americans General Manager Randy Sexton announced today that the team has signed defenseman Zach Redmond to a two-year American Hockey League contract. Redmond is a leader on and off the ice and having him back with the team is a great veteran signing. At the end of the season when I asked him about a personal highlight he …
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Scouting Report – 12/15/2017 – Nick Baptiste

Last Friday’s battle against the Marlies had a very post-season like feel. It was very clear that two of the top teams in the AHL had taken the ice. Even though the Amerks lost, fans in Rochester have legitimate Calder Cup hopes this year. Brendan Guhle showcased the speed and playmaking ability that has turned …
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Scouting Report – 12/13/2017 – Seth Griffith

Wednesday night the Amerks finally managed to exorcise their home ice demons against the Comets with a 3-1 victory. Even though Rochester had taken points in the last 3 games in Utica, the Comets had outscored the Amerks 7-1 in the previous two meetings at the Blue Cross Arena. After an early soft goal spawned …
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Scouting Report – 12/1/2017 – Casey Nelson

Although the Amerks looked the better team for the majority of the night (Friday 12/1) they fell to Hartford in a 5-4 shoot out loss. However, there was much more to take away from this game than just a point. Seth Griffith looked phenomenal in his debut, and will likely be a key piece in …
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Scouting Report – 11/24/2017 – Evan Rodrigues

Friday night (11/24) the Amerks thoroughly dominated the Devils in a 10-3 victory in front of what has been the most loud and energetic crowd of the season. Almost everyone on the roster played a phenomenal game, and it seemed as if every puck off an Amerk stick was destined for the top corner. Nylander …
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Scouting Report – 11/17/2017 – Alexander Nylandar

Friday’s Military Appreciation Night clash against the Wolf Pack marked the second consecutive impressive home victory for the Amerks. Though the headlines going in were all about the return of Evan Rodrigues and Alexander Nylander, CJ smith stole the show with a massive night featuring two goals and two assists. Blackwell also impressed for the …
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Scouting Report – 11/15/2017 – Colin Blackwell

Wednesday marked the Amerk’s first shutout victory of the year. And while Linus Ullmark did play fantastic, the story of the night was the 60 minutes of clean, conservative hokey played by the Amerks. Rochester took an early lead scoring two power-play goals in the first four minutes. It was a stark contrast from the …
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