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Syracuse Crunch

Disappointing Weekend for the Amerks

A three game weekend comes to an end for the Rochester Americans and the main question is, what’s happened to this team? The good news is that even on the current pace they’re still guaranteed a playoff spot. Once you’re in anything can happen but that doesn’t mean losing is acceptable. It wasn’t all that …
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Gameday vs Utica; Recap of Friday and Saturday

The story for the Monday afternoon home game will be how the Amerks respond to a big loss against the Syracuse Crunch on Saturday night. The 1pm game vs the Utica Comets will be the eighth of ten games between the two teams this season. The season series right now has the Comets at an advantage …
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The First Free Agent Signed for the Amerks is Rick Schofield

The first free agency signing for the Rochester Americans has quietly occurred with Rick Schofield being signed.  Schofield scored eight goals and had nine assists as a center that played in 73 regular season games last season for the Syracuse Crunch.  He played in four seasons for Lake Superior State University and was signed by …
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2011-2012 The Hockey News AHL Predictions vs End of Season Standings

At the start of every season most publications try and predict the season ending standings, something I would never want the task of doing.  I decided to take a look back at the The Hockey News predictions for the 2011/2012 season compared to the final standings and for the most part they were way off. …
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Szczechura Hat Trick Leads Amerks to Comeback Win Over the Crunch

Anything is possible with this Amerks team.  The Amerks came back for the second night in the row to tie a game in the third period, this time they were able to leave the arena with two points and an overtime win.  Paul Szczechura was the hero of the game for the second night in …
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Amerks Shutout in Syracuse; Toronto at 3pm Today

The Amerks were shutout on Friday night by the Syracuse Crunch with most of the credit given to Crunch goalie Iiro Tarkki.  He was perfect in the game with 31 saves.  On the other end of the rink Drew MacIntyre was scored on four times.  The Amerks have only won three out of their past …
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Season High 44 Shots and Standup Defense Leads Amerks to Win

The way the game started out on Wednesday night against the Syracuse Crunch the game could have gone completely in favor of the Crunch or it could’ve been one of the fastest games of all time.  Once the puck dropped around 7:05pm the first whistle wasn’t until five minutes and 13 seconds into the game. …
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Amerks End Lousy Road Trip Losing 5-2; Special Teams Needs Work

The Amerks ended a four game road with a 5-2 loss against the Syracuse Crunch on Saturday night and as mentioned elsewhere, it’s a game they shouldn’t forget and likely a low point in this early season.  The two teams play against each other Sunday evening at 6:05 in Rochester.  The Amerks also play eight …
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Amerks Injury Updates and the Parker Suspension

The Amerks finished up their morning skate today after a day off yesterday and Ron Rolston gave us some updates on injuries to the team.  The only “new injury” was Derek Whitmore who sat out today with a muscle strain but is expected back tomorrow. Jonathan Parker was suspended for one game for the high …
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