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Utica Comets

Swedes Launched the Comets out of Town

It was only a matter of time before the abundance of Swedish players on the roster would lead the team to a win and that’s what happened on Wednesday night. Jonas Johansson (third star) had 25 saves in his first win of the season with Rochester, Rasmus Asplund (second star) had three assists, and Victor …
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Amerks Addressing the Details; Jonas Johansson Called Up

The North Division is starting to tighten up, as expected, and another divisional game tonight for the Amerks gives them a chance to either extend their first place lead or allow yet another team to inch closer in the standings. Utica departed Rochester with a 5-4 win almost two weeks ago in what was considered …
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Comets were Smoked by the Shot Blocking Amerks

The Rochester Americans started the season being known as a tough team to play against and after smoking the Comets out of the building in the ninth game of the season they may be at that point. In five of the six wins this season Rochester has lit up the scoreboard with four or more …
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Amerks Weekend at Home and Internal Competition

Welcome to the last weekend of October where the Rochester Americans have a chance to end the month in first place and extend their point streak (and start a new winning streak) against two divisional teams with back to back home games. The team split last weekend with a shootout win against Toronto and an …
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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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Two High Sticks and a Turnover Results in Another Loss

The Rochester Americans made more mistakes than the Utica Comets and it cost them the game. Utica scored one power play goal that went off of Justin Bailey’s stick, a 5 on 3 power play goal and then a turnover at the Amerks blue line. The post game report doesn’t need more than that. Wednesday night …
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Time to Talk About Blue Cross Arena Again

Upgrades and improvements to Blue Cross are coming. Maybe. Eventually. After over a year of silence the topic is back in the news. (Updated September 13, 2018 — noted below in the timeline) Three things before going a little more in depth: 1) Blue Cross Arena is a City of Rochester problem, not a Rochester Americans …
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Road Trip, Still Having Fun and Returning Players

The Amerks are still in second place even after only winning two of their last 10 games but that may not last for long. Utica won on Friday night putting them in 3rd place and only two points behind Rochester in the standings. Ten games ago they were 14 points behind. The coaching staff put the …
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Comets Defeat the Amerks Again

The Utica Comets defeated the Rochester Americans again. The good news is that the two teams only play one more time in the regular season and hopefully that’s it. The Comets have had the Amerks number all season and won again on Wednesday night in the second straight shootout. The season series is now 6-1-1-1 …
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Gameday in Utica; Guhle Day to Day; Two Player Moves

The Amerks are on the road to play the Comets, a team they’re very familiar with after playing them eight times in 40 games so far this season. The Comets have the upper hand in the season series with a 5-1-1-1 record. Three games have been decided in a shootout, two in overtime and Utica …
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Amerks Look to Stop Downward Trend After Losses

The second half of the season isn’t off to a good start for the Rochester Americans. A blowout loss followed by a shootout loss. They’ve only scored one goal in two games including an overtime session. They also had a penalty shot and three shootout attempts they weren’t able to score in. Utica gained another …
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