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Keith Wozniak

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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6-1 Win Gives Syracuse the Rivalry Advantage

The Rochester Americans talked all week about focusing on winning a the North Division title but after a 6-1 loss on Friday night those hopes will come down to the next game. Syracuse is now five points ahead of Rochester in the standings but Rochester has a game in hand. If Syracuse wins on Saturday …
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Redmond Returns for a Big Weekend vs Syracuse

The headline is one that should play out until June if everything goes according to plan. That’s a long ways away in but it’s where every hockey team wants to be. The Amerks earned five of six points last week which has set this weekend up for a battle with the Syracuse Crunch for the …
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Focusing on a Division Title and Momentum

The Rochester Americans clinched a playoff position with a comeback win on Saturday night completing one of many goals set at the start of the season. The win required coming from behind and scoring four goals in the third period to win 6-4. “We out chanced them 33-12,” Chris Taylor said after practice. “Sometimes they …
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Beyond The Blade: Amerks Weekly | Episode 18

Welcome to the 18th episode of our Amerks weekly podcast on Beyond The Blade between myself, Keith Wozniak, and Chad DeDominicis from Die By the Blade. It’s a short podcast where we discuss what’s currently going on with the Rochester Americans and what’s happened since the previous episode. It’s also the only podcast focused on the Rochester …
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Amerks Punched Their Playoff Ticket with a Comeback Win

It took a little longer than the team had hoped but the Rochester Americans clinched a spot in the 2019 Calder Cup Playoffs on their own terms. The team wanted to clinch a spot with a win, not based on other teams losing. Four goals in the third period completed the 6-4 comeback win in …
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Thompson and Fitzgerald are Excited for the Winning Culture

It’s the time of year for minor league hockey teams to experience a lot of roster change. Players being called up, sent down, draft picks out of college, draft picks out of juniors, and even undrafted free agents. Nine players will have passed through Rochester as part of a transaction this week. One has made …
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Comeback Falls Short in Overtime Loss

It wasn’t the best of games but it also wasn’t the worst of games. At this time of year giving up any points when you’re still chasing first place is less than ideal though. The Amerks erased a two goal deficit but it wasn’t enough as they went on to lose 4-3 in overtime to …
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