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Keith Wozniak

Recap: Frustration has Arrived and Another Overtime Loss for Luukkonen

It was another night for the Rochester Americans where they had more scoring chances than the other team but unfortunately results are based on goals, not chances. The Cleveland Monsters capitalized on what few they did have and departed Rochester with a 3-2 win and giving goalie Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen his second overtime loss in his …
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Recap: Phantoms Forced OT but Bryson Delivered the Win

There’s multiple ways to look back on the Rochester Americans overtime win Friday night against Lehigh Valley and not one of them would be wrong. The final outcome was a win without giving up points to a divisional team in the second half of the season. It was an exciting game with a lot of …
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Recap: Amerks Weekend Saved by Luukkonen

This weekend belonged to rookie goaltender Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen with back to back wins for the Rochester Americans. He was perfect Saturday night in the shootout and then made two massive saves in the last 35 seconds of the game Sunday afternoon to complete the winning weekend. It wasn’t a perfect weekend but it was a …
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Recap: Syracuse was Silenced by Mittelstadt

Anyone that has ever been to a hockey game in Syracuse knows that the building can be loud, fans can be obnoxious, and the announcer can sound like he’s headlining a wrestling event. The best way to overcome all of those things is to win a hockey game and that’s what the Rochester Americans did …
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Weekend Preview: Amerks Need to End Another Streak

The Rochester Americans had a rare Friday night off after a trip to Charlotte this week and will look to end a four game losing streak on the road against the Syracuse Crunch tonight. The weekend will be capped off with a Sunday afternoon home game against Utica that starts at 3:05pm. It’s been a …
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Recap: Amerks Lose in Charlotte

The game Tuesday night in Charlotte started off on the right path with Rasmus Asplund scoring just 41 seconds into game but they were only able to hold onto the lead for less than half a period. Charlotte was the better team throughout and won 4-2 to extend the Amerks losing streak to three games. …
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Recap: Amerks Shutout in Toronto

The Rochester Americans did everything wrong Friday night and they followed it up Saturday afternoon by doing a lot of things right in Toronto but the one thing they couldn’t do was score a goal. Something that’s important in a hockey game. The Marlies won 4-0 with two of those goals being scored on an …
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Recap: Winning Streak Ended by the Crunch

If you stayed home from the Amerks game Friday night because of the weather in Rochester I can let you know right away that you didn’t miss anything. The six game winning streak vanished as if it never existed during the 5-2 loss to the Syracuse Crunch. Is it the end of the season? Not …
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Preview: Amerks Look to Extend Winning Streak to Seven

The Rochester Americans have gone from one extreme to another and it couldn’t have come at a better time. Just over two weeks ago the team won in overtime to snap a depressing seven game losing streak and tonight the team is playing for another win to extend the winning streak to seven games. The last …
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Amerks Riding a Winning Streak Following All-Star Break

Losing streak? What losing streak? The Rochester Americans return to action tonight following the All-Star break to kick off the final 33 games of the season riding a three game winning streak. Two of the last three games had some moments but each game was a couple steps in the right direction following a dreaded …
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Jonas Johansson Competed in AHL All-Star Skills Competition

Jonas Johansson went from Syracuse, NY one night to Ontario, CA the next to take part in the 2020 AHL All-Star Classic Skills Competition. The Buffalo Sabres prospect and Rochester Americans number one goalie competed in three different events – Rapid Fire, Pass and Score, and Breakaway Relay. Johansson was one of seven goalies to …
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