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Albany River Rats

Tough Guy Mike Sgroi Invited to Amerks Camp

The calls for an enforcer for the upcoming season could be answered, tough guy Mike Sgroi has been invited to the Amerks training camp on a tryout contract.  Thanks to Lyndsay Kramer (covers the Syracuse Crunch) for reporting the info. Apparently Ted Nolan has shown interest in Sgroi and called to invite him to camp.  …
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Amerks 2009-2010 Schedule Released

The day has finally arrived for the 2009/2010 American Hockey League schedule!  Time to start planning road trips. If you’re looking for start times check here. Here’s the full schedule: [table id=7 /] [table id=8 /] [table id=9 /] [table id=10 /] [table id=11 /] [table id=12 /] [table id=13 /] Here’s the early season …
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Amerks Jersey Ranked 2nd by The Hockey News

The Hockey News ranked jerseys last year based on the teams logo, this year they decided to go by patches, striping, and piping to rank the jerseys.  I also need to mention colors as well. The Amerks were ranked second for a “Classic crest with a clean look to it.”  I’m not quite sure how …
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Amerks Summer News Stories, Getting Caught Up

It has been a busy summer for the Rochester Americans with a lot of great news and a couple of stories that have generated some bad press.  Looking at the bigger picture it has been a positive summer.  Here’s the start of “round up” type posts I’ll be doing once the season gets started.  There’s …
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American Hockey League Teams on Twitter

As the 2009/2010 season approaches it appears as if the American Hockey League is finally represented within the Twitter universe. Twitter is a great service for sports fans due to the fact that news can usually be summed up in less than 140 characters leaving out all of the extra fluff that accompanies articles. If …
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Amerks Announce 09/10 Opponents

The Rochester Americans along with other teams in the American Hockey League today announced the schedule format and division alignments for the 2009/2010 season.  The biggest change is that the Syracuse Crunch are headed for the East Division in the Eastern Conference and the Amerks stay in the North Division of the Western Conference.  Another …
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Jason Garrison Leads Amerks to Shootout Win

The defensive duo of Jason Garrison and Matt Duffy led the Rochester Americans to a shootout win on Wednesday night against the Albany River Rats at Blue Cross Arena. Jason Garrison scored two goals, his first two goal game, and Matt Duffy playing in his first American Hockey League game assisted on both of Garrisons goals. Karl Stewart scored at 16:42 of the third period to tie the game at three. Brett Parnham, playing in his second AHL game, scored the first goal in the shootout along with Janis Sprukts and Karl Stewart to lead the Amerks to a win.

Game Day 12/7/08: Brodeur to Start Against River Rats

On Saturday morning at the end of practice Benoit Groulx let newcomer Mike Brodeur know that he would be getting his first start tonight at home against the Albany River Rats.  Brodeur was signed to a 25 game PTO on Thursday from the defunct Augusta Lynx. The distant cousin of Devils goalie Martin Brodeur could …
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