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Scott Wedgewood

Amerks Lose Second Straight to the Checkers

The Rochester Americans are a good hockey team but the Charlotte Checkers are better and it showed this weekend. The Checkers won 3-1 on Saturday night and swept the weekend with back to back wins over the Amerks. Three things come to mind in summarizing the loss – an offensive zone turnover, a bad third …
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Amerks Lose 4-1 against the Checkers

If chances could earn at least a point in the standings the Rochester Americans could have earned one against the Charlotte Checkers on Friday night. Unfortunately they don’t. The Checkers scored four goals to defeat the Amerks by a 4-1 score and continue to be the number one team in the American League. Charlotte scored …
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Scott Wedgewood Wants More than Just a Career Season

There were some questions on July 1, 2018 when the Buffalo Sabres announced in the first minutes of free agency that they signed goalie Scott Wedgewood to a one year two-way contract. Almost eight and a half months later Scott Wedgewood has answered all of those questions, many doubt filled, and proved that he could …
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Amerks Score Three in the Third, Wedgewood Earns Fifth Shutout

A slow 40 minutes of play opened up in the final 12 minutes of the game when the Amerks scored three goals to win 3-0 against the Utica Comets. Scott Wedgewood made 30 saves for his 25th win and fifth shutout. The only thing notable from the first period was a ridiculous game misconduct call …
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Amerks Complete Perfect Weekend with 6-1 Win Over Devils

Finishing a set of three games with three regulation wins in less than 48 hours along with losing an hour of sleep is something the team is satisfied with. The Amerks took a few too many penalties on Sunday but it didn’t slow them down from putting six goals up on the Devils to win …
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Recap of the Last 5 Games (Games 56-60)

Welcome to the 12th 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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Wedgewood, Amerks Shutout Sound Tigers to Sweep Season Series

The weekend started with great five goal shutout win over the Bridgeport Sound Tigers on home ice. Scott Wedgewood earned his fourth shutout of the season with the five goals scored by Kevin Porter, Alex Nylander, Rasmus Asplund (x2), and Andrew Oglevie. Previous commitments prevented me from writing a game recap of my own but …
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Crunch Power Play Dominates the Amerks

The game plan appeared simple for the Syracuse Crunch, get the Rochester Americans to take penalties, and then go to work on the power play. It worked. The Crunch scored three power play goals on Sunday afternoon in a 4-1 win. They had also scored two power play goals during the game Saturday night. There …
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Wedgewood Earns a Big Road Win in Utica

The team practiced hard as intended on Monday, talked the talk leading up to the game on Wednesday night, and followed it up with a 60 minute effort on the road to beat Utica by a score of 3-1. It was a near perfect game with a 30 save night from Scott Wedgewood for his …
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Amerks Erase Three Goal Deficit and Win in Overtime

Just over seven minutes into the second period the Utica Comets scored their third goal of the game and took a 3-0 lead over the Rochester Americans. It didn’t feel good. It didn’t look good either. After the third goal against I sent out a tweet saying, “put a fork in this one. Comets take …
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Monsters Get Beat in Rochester

The Rochester Americans beat the Cleveland Monsters for the third time this season on home ice and the fifth time overall out of six games played on Wednesday night in downtown Rochester. They also beat them down in three different scraps. That was also the third straight win for this Amerks squad. There’s a classic …
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A New Line Dominated the Simple Sunday Game Plan

The line combinations have stayed pretty consistent through the first 51 games of the season for the Rochester Americans but on Sunday afternoon a new line rolled out during warm ups and dominated the game. The three players had played a combined 31 games leading up to Sunday afternoon and it was the first time …
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