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Recap of 2018-2019 Amerks Regular Season Stats

The Rochester Americans return to the ice Wednesday morning to prepare for the 2019 Calder Cup Playoffs and continue the goal they set in the preseason – to be an elite playoff team. The regular season was just about as good as it can get in terms of stats and finishing third overall in the …
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Recap of the Last 6 Games (Games 71-76)

Welcome to the 15th part of a 15 part season series highlighting the last five games. Well, this last segment is six games, showing off the stats, standings, highlights, transactions and whatever else took place. These were a little different than a weekly format and if you read them, thank you. Will likely take a …
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Six Amerks Scored 20 Plus Goals, First time in Over 20 Seasons

There’s a lot of remarkable achievements for the 2018/2019 Rochester Americans in the regular season. They were third overall in the league, they had the best road record, and they also tied a franchise record for road wins in a season with 25. They also scored a lot of goals finishing third overall in the league …
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First Pro Game and First Win for Luukkonen

The Ukko-Pekko Luukkonen era in the organization started Sunday afternoon when he played his first professional game and earned his first professional win with 32 saves against the Belleville Senators. The Amerks won 4-2 fueled by three power play goals and five players from the Cincinnati Cyclones filling in roster spots. Luukkonen finished the game …
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Overtime Loss Raises Questions About Home Ice

The Rochester Americans have talked about winning the North Division title all season and Friday night that opportunity likely slipped away from them on home ice. Again. A path to winning the division title was simple – win three straight and it’s theirs. But yet again they played a bad game on home ice in …
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5-2 Bounce Back Win in Syracuse

After a pretty miserable 6-1 loss to the Syracuse Crunch on home ice Friday night Jack Dougherty said, “I think we’ve done a great job all year of bouncing back from particularly ugly losses so I think that’s the plan for tomorrow.” That was the plan for Saturday night and it only took 33 seconds …
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Comeback Falls Short in Overtime Loss

It wasn’t the best of games but it also wasn’t the worst of games. At this time of year giving up any points when you’re still chasing first place is less than ideal though. The Amerks erased a two goal deficit but it wasn’t enough as they went on to lose 4-3 in overtime to …
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Bounce Back Win in Toronto

After an ugly loss (in ugly jerseys) on Friday night the Rochester Americans took care of business in Toronto with a 5-2 road win lead by Victor Olofsson who scored twice. Scott Wedgewood played a great game in net as well with 23 saves for his 26th win of the season. Rochester also earned their …
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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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