First Pro Game and First Win for Luukkonen

The Ukko-Pekko Luukkonen era in the organization started Sunday afternoon when he played his first professional game and earned his first professional win with 32 saves against the Belleville Senators. The Amerks won 4-2 fueled by three power play goals and five players from the Cincinnati Cyclones filling in roster spots. Luukkonen finished the game …
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Crunch Clinched the North with a 4-3 Win over the Amerks

The Rochester Americans played to the final buzzer in Syracuse on Saturday night in an attempt to still have a shot at the North Division title but it wasn’t enough. Syracuse clinched the division with a 4-3 win on home ice. It was a better game than Friday night but a turnover late in the …
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Nine to Sit Out the Finale, Five Up from Cincy

Today is the last game of the regular season for the Rochester Americans and it’ll be a meaningless game for them. The team traveled to Belleville following the 4-3 loss in Syracuse and while half of the team boarded the bus there were nine other players that went back to Rochester. Syracuse clinched the North …
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Overtime Loss Raises Questions About Home Ice

The Rochester Americans have talked about winning the North Division title all season and Friday night that opportunity likely slipped away from them on home ice. Again. A path to winning the division title was simple – win three straight and it’s theirs. But yet again they played a bad game on home ice in …
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Amerks Practice Report, Updates, and Quotes

That’s it. Thursday was the last regular season practice for the Rochester Americans of the 2018/2019 season. They’ll have one more morning skate, two road games, and then the playoffs begin. Feels like yesterday we were asking if it was October yet as we waited for the regular season to start. Nathan Paetsch was asked …
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Monsters Defeated by Thompson and Wedgewood

The Rochester Americans defeated the Cleveland Monsters on Monday night to guarantee at least second place in the North Division and continue their push for the first North Division title since the 2004/2005 season. Tage Thompson scored twice and Scott Wedgewood made 36 saves in the 2-1 win for the teams league leading 24th road …
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