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Andrew Hammond

Recap: Amerks Win Back to Back Games in Belleville

The Rochester Americans conquered the weekend with back to back regulation wins over the league leading Belleville Senators. The Amerks played two full 60 minute games and outscored the highest scoring team in the league and headed home with two big wins. Andrew Hammond made 25 saves Friday night and Jonas Johansson made 24 saves …
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Recap: Two Goals for Eric Cornel and a Perfect PK

It wasn’t the prettiest of wins but it was a team effort and an entertaining hockey game from start to finish. Eric Cornel and a perfect penalty kill carried the Rochester Americans to a 4-2 win over the Laval Rocket. The Amerks finished the season series perfect against Laval with a 4-0 record against them …
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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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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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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.┬áThe 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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Luukkonen Called up From Cincinnati for One Week

The Rochester Americans made a roster move Sunday morning by announcing that 20 year old goalie Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen has been called up from the Cincinnati Cyclones. In 20 games with the Cyclones he has a 12-5-3 record with a 0.917 save percentage including three shutouts and a 2.12 goals against average. He was also selected …
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Recap: Amerks Lose Fourth Straight Collapsing in Syracuse

The Rochester Americans season has taken a big turn and not in the good way. The Amerks had a 2-0 lead, 3-1 lead, 4-2 lead, and then lost 5-4. The team has now lost four straight, only one win in their last seven, and they’ve lost eight of their last 11. Andrew Hammond has now …
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Recap: Amerks Panicked as Belleville Scored on Turnovers

The Rochester Americans are in a tough spot right now and they know it. Friday night the team gave up a 5-1 loss to the Belleville Senators. What happened? Take your pick as to the reason. Defensive lapses, turnovers, goaltending, lack of scoring, composure, and even some panicking. Unfortunately the worst game of the season …
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Recap: Amerks Defeated by Three Goals Against in the Third

The Rochester Americans finished off a set of four road games with a 5-2 loss to the Toronto Marlies. Down by two goals the Amerks were able to tie the game up with goals from Casey Mittelstadt and Lawrence Pilut but a three goal third period by the Marlies sent the team home with a …
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