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Amerks Home Tonight and Looking for the 40th Win

We’re down to the last 12 regular season games of the season and tonight is the first of only five home games remaining before the playoffs. Where the Rochester Americans are going to finish in the standings is still a toss up. After leading the North Division for the majority of the season they now …
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Amerks Lose Second Straight to the Checkers

The Rochester Americans are a good hockey team but the Charlotte Checkers are better and it showed this weekend. The Checkers won 3-1 on Saturday night and swept the weekend with back to back wins over the Amerks. Three things come to mind in summarizing the loss – an offensive zone turnover, a bad third …
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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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Amerks Score Five in a Road Win at Syracuse

The puck dropped on Saturday night in Syracuse with Rochester and Syracuse tied for first place with each team at 73 points in the standings. It’s not the first time they’ve been tied for first but just like previous ties the night ends with Rochester back in possession of first place. An overall dominating game …
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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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Bad Game Results in Loss to the Streaking Senators

“The first two periods we didn’t have anything tonight,” Chris Taylor said after the game. “We played terrible.” Those are some of the most candid public comments that Taylor has made this season. There’s likely times that he’s felt that way and shared that with the locker room but it’s not often he’ll make the …
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Lawrence Pilut is Excited to Play with Rochester Again

The Amerks had a light skate this morning for the players not expected to play tonight against Belleville and one player who is playing. Lawrence Pilut was assigned back to Rochester on Friday afternoon and this morning he was all smiles preparing to play. Pilut started the season with the Amerks playing in 16 games …
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Amerks Erase Three Goal Deficit and Win in Overtime

Just over seven minutes into the second period the Utica Comets scored their third goal of the game and took a 3-0 lead over the Rochester Americans. It didn’t feel good. It didn’t look good either. After the third goal against I sent out a tweet saying, “put a fork in this one. Comets take …
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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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Recap of the Last 5 Games (Games 46-50)

Welcome to the 10th 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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Casey Nelson Assigned to Rochester, Hall of Fame Night Preview

It’s a Friday in February which means it’s time for the Rochester Americans Hall of Fame night. The Amerks will induct Doug Janik and Steve Langdon into the Hall of Fame this year. “It’s something to reflect on,” Brendan Guhle said when asked about the Hall of Fame night. “Theres a lot of good players that …
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Recap of the Last 5 Games (Games 41-45)

Welcome to the ninth 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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