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Utica Comets

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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A Big Stretch of Six in Nine Before a Break

In recent weeks it’s been said that the upcoming games are the biggest games of the season and that continues to hold true heading into this weekend as the Rochester Americans have slipped to second place for essentially the first time all season. There have been a couple of times based on points percentage they …
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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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Right Now There’s no Bigger Week than this Week

There’s 21 games remaining in the regular season for the Rochester Americans and the North Division race is closer than it has been all season. The team plays road games tonight in Utica, Saturday in Syracuse, and finishes the week at home on Sunday when they host Syracuse. Three divisional games with two against the …
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Reid Boucher Hat Trick Ends the Amerks Point Streak

The Rochester Americans had a 10 game point streak come to an end after a regulation loss Saturday night on the road in Utica. Over the the last 11 games the team has a record of 7-1-1-2. A quick recap is that the Amerks had a 2-0 lead after the first period with goals from …
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Taylor Leier Makes Another Impression in Shootout Win

There’s often games where the team says one thing the morning of or day before a game and then the opposite happens. That wasn’t the case on Friday night when the Rochester Americans kept their feet on the gas pedal and it paid off in a shootout win over the Utica Comets. CJ Smith had …
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Next Guy Up Mentality Leading into the Weekend

The top four positions of the North Division are composed of the same teams as last season, just in a different order right now. Rochester remains in first place with Utica, Syracuse, and Toronto in the next three. All three teams have been on the heels of the Amerks all season. There’s two big games …
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Amerks Split the Weekend vs Toronto and Utica

The Rochester Americans split the weekend with a controlling 5-1 win over the Toronto Marlies followed by a battle against Utica that resulted in a 4-3 loss. In front of a crowd of just over 8,000 people the Amerks had goals from five different players along with strong goaltending again from Scott Wedgewood when they …
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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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