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Zack Kassian

Grading the 2011-2012 Amerks Roster

It’s time to finally post our grades for the 2011-2012 Amerks roster and no, it’s not a mistake that it’s the end of June.  Once the season is over interest pretty much fades and so does traffic, even when new content is posted.  This is the time of year that there’s also renewed interest in …
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Devils Score Five Goals with Easy Win Over the Sabres

The Sabres lost another game on Tuesday night in an as expected somewhat boring game.  Before you correct me, yes I know the final score was 4-1 but all five goals scored went off of sticks of Devils players so I’ll say they scored all five.  The lone Sabres goal went off of Dainius Zubrus …
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Amerks Dim the Stars with a 9-4 Win

It was only one game but it was an enjoyable game.  Out of 18 skaters on the ice only five ended the game without a point for the Rochester Americans, a pretty impressive accomplishment.  There were seven different players who scored goals and 11 different players tallied assists.  The last time the Amerks had a …
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Marcus Foligno is Developing as a Dominant Player and Pleasing the Hockey Gods

The 2011/2012 season has had it’s fill of injuries and call ups between the Rochester Americans and Buffalo Sabres and through it all there has been one player who has possibly benefited the most from it, Marcus Foligno.  The rookie is currently leading the Amerks in scoring with 12 goals and 17 assists for 29 …
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Toronto Loss, Jakaitis Injury, Equip Manager, Rolston’s Wife and More

Welcome to a post with a few links to get caught up!  A lot of these things are posted on Twitter @LetsGoAmerks but I realize not everyone stays caught up with or even uses Twitter.  Here’s seven bits of information and links that are worth checking out and getting caught up on if you’ve missed …
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Playing the What If Game with the Amerks Standings and Roster

One of the biggest challenges for the Rochester Americans is an inconsistent effort in games they have the chance to win (like Friday night against the Abbotsford Heat) which can be attributed to young players and the expectations of players to put in a lot of ice time.  The result?  The Amerks have lost 15 …
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Much Delayed 2012 AHL All-Star Game Recap

The 2012 version of the American Hockey League All-Star festivities ended on Monday night and for the most part I’d say it was another successful event.  The skills competition was “so so” and the game itself didn’t get exciting until the last half of the third period when the West realized it needed to make …
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Talking with Joe Crozier at the Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony with Video

Joe Crozier is turning 83 years old and hockey is still an every day part of his life and when he was called and told he was being inducted to the American Hockey League Hall of Fame he said, “It was like winning another Calder Cup.”  It’s almost impossible to put into words how amazing …
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2012 AHL All-Star Game Coverage; Joe Crozier Hall of Fame Induction

The 2012 American Hockey League is holding it’s All-Star festivities this Sunday and Monday in Atlantic City and I’ll be travelling down there to cover the event.  I’ll have news on everything from the skills competition, the All-Star game itself, the state of the league address and also the Hall of Fame induction ceremony.  I’ll …
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