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Victor Olofsson

Olofsson Leads Amerks to Two Comeback Wins

The Amerks took care of some firsts of the season over the weekend and were rewarded with four points in the standings. Down by two goals on Saturday they came back to win 4-3 with goals from CJ Smith, Alex Nylander and the game winner from Victor Olofsson. Sunday afternoon they were down 2-1 going …
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Amerks Score Six in First Win of the Season

That’s the game the Rochester Americans needed to play after back to back loses. A steady game from Adam Wilcox (30 saves) in net and six different players with multi point games resulted in a 6-3 home win for the Amerks. Players with multiple points:┬áVictor Olofsson (1G+2A), CJ Smith (1G+1A), Zach Redmond (1G+2A), Lawrence Pilut …
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Season Preview: Elite Playoff Team or Bust

The Rochester Americans begin their 63rd season on Friday night with expectations higher than ever for the season ahead. It’s one thing for fans and the media to dish out predictions and set the bar high but when management, coaches and players all do it there’s an increased level of accountability. Throughout training camp and …
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Three Clear Waivers; Pilut Assigned; Last Preseason Game

Three players cleared waivers today, two have been assigned to the Rochester Americans. Those players assigned are forwards Nick Baptiste, Justin Bailey. Matt Tennyson remains in Buffalo after clearing waivers. The chances of any of them being claimed were very low. Bailey had showed some flash during the Sabres preseason but not enough to earn …
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Last Weekend of the Preseason; Week 1 Recap

The first week of Rochester Americans training camp is completed and they’re undefeated after a preseason win against Toronto. Everyone is anxious for the season to start. It’s been a long month for players and coaches who started in Buffalo at the Prospects Challenge. They had four approximate 90 minute practices this week that were …
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Four Amerks Related Takeaways From the First Prospects Game

The first Sabres game of the 2018 Prospects Challenge ended with a 6-4 win and the game finished with the expectations that were hoped for. No one is planning a parade but there’s more than enough to be excited about. Rasmus Dahlin was the obvious star that everyone came to see and he didn’t disappoint. …
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Randy Sexton Talks About Moves Expected in Free Agency

It’s July 1st which means today is the first day of free agency and time for gaps in the Rochester Americans roster to be filled in. The team has two specific needs – a goalie and a forward or two that can score. Leading up to the start of free agency the Amerks have already …
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