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Yannick Veilleux

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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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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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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Monsters Get Beat in Rochester

The Rochester Americans beat the Cleveland Monsters for the third time this season on home ice and the fifth time overall out of six games played on Wednesday night in downtown Rochester. They also beat them down in three different scraps. That was also the third straight win for this Amerks squad. There’s a classic …
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A New Line Dominated the Simple Sunday Game Plan

The line combinations have stayed pretty consistent through the first 51 games of the season for the Rochester Americans but on Sunday afternoon a new line rolled out during warm ups and dominated the game. The three players had played a combined 31 games leading up to Sunday afternoon and it was the first time …
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Shootout Goal from Taylor Leier Leads Amerks to a Win

The Rochester Americans battled against the Syracuse Crunch for the second night in a row and flipped the outcome on Saturday to end the night on the winning side. A 3-2 win in the shootout put the Amerks back into the top spot in the North Division and also gave them their 30th win of …
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Victor Olofsson Hat Trick Delivers Revenge and Free Burritos

There’s times when everything goes better than expected and that’s what happened on Friday night when the Rochester Americans delivered a 7-1 defeat to the Springfield Thunderbirds while wearing the classic stars and stripes jerseys for Hall of Fame night. Springfield and Rochester played each other once earlier in the season when Springfield scored seven …
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Veilleux and Randell Lead the Way to an Olofsson Game Winner

The game on Friday night in Binghamton wasn’t off to the best start when the Rochester Americans went down 2-0 early in the second period but by the end of the night they were the better team and completed the regulation win. Victor Olofsson scored a game winning power play goal with 61 seconds remaining …
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Zach Redmond Ties a Franchise Record in Amerks Win

Milestones and tying franchise records are a lot more enjoyable when the team wins and the Rochester Americans did just that on Friday night in a 5-4 win on the road against the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. Zach Redmond scored two goals to reach 18 goals this season and tie the franchise record for goals by a …
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Amerks Return from Break with a Shutout Win Over Cleveland

The Rochester Americans returned from Christmas break with a 4-0 shutout win on the road in Cleveland powered by three power play goals. The team had three days off, took a four hour bus ride to Cleveland on Wednesday, and won in a decisive fashion ending a three game losing streak. Overall the Amerks played …
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Veilleux Suspended Two Games; Glotov Called Up

The day after the Christmas break and we’re right back into news and updates. Yannick Veilleux was suspended two games and the Amerks called up Vasily Glotov from Cincinnati. On Wednesday morning the American League announced that Amerks forward Yannick Veilleux was suspended two games “as a consequence of his actions in a game vs. …
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A Closer Locker Room and a Winning Team with Everybody Contributing

The Rochester Americans are currently in first place in the North Division and they also have three of the league’s top 10 players in points. One of those two things isn’t as important to the team and it’s not the standings. Last season in the American League the leagues leader in points played for the …
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