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Andrew Hammond

Recap: Justin Bailey Game Winner Defeats the Amerks

The Rochester Americans were sent home with a regulation loss off a power play goal by a familiar name, Justin Bailey. The Comets won 3-2 with two power play goals. Taylor Leier scored both goals for Rochester. The game was penalty filled with both teams being called for six minors. With the win the Comets …
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Recap: Amerks Shutout by Louise Domingue in Binghamton

After a thrilling home ice win the Amerks travelled to Binghamton where they were shutout 2-0 by Louise Domingue and the Binghamton Devils. It’s the second loss to Binghamton in a week and a half for this Rochester team. Louise Domingue made 32 relatively easy saves in holding the Amerks off of the scoreboard to …
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Recap: Late Goal Leads Utica to Victory

The Amerks head into the Christmas break sitting at 19 wins after a 4-3 loss Saturday night on home ice to the Utica Comets. The game winning goal was scored with 87 seconds left in the third courtesy of a bounce. Two power play goals and a short handed goal for Rochester weren’t enough for …
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Recap: A Boring Loss in Binghamton

There’s some hockey games that are boring to watch and Wednesday night in Binghamton that was one of those games. It wasn’t even an exciting defensive battle. Binghamton was finished the game with a 2-1 win. It was only the fifth regulation loss of the season for the Rochester Americans through 27 games of the …
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Recap: Fifth Shutout Win of the Season in Laval

I’m running out of different ways to say the Rochester Americans won a game but that’s what they did again Saturday night in Laval with a 5-0 win. The team had five different goal scorers and Andrew Hammond earned a career best fourth shutout of the season. This was the Amerks fifth shutout of the …
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Recap: Another Win and Some Returning Players

Another one bites the dust. That’s the song that has played after every Rochester Americans home win and it was played again Wednesday night after the team held off the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins by a score of 4-2. The Amerks improved to 16-4-2-2, they’ve won 11 of their last 14 games, and so far this season …
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Point Streak Comes to An End; Players Returning from Injury

The Rochester Americans point streak of 12 games (10-0-1-1) came to an end Saturday night in a 3-1 loss to the Charlotte Checkers. It was the first regulation loss for the Amerks in 38 days and only the fourth of the season through 23 games. It was also the best point stretch in 15 years …
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Recap: Another Shutout Win Extends the Point Streak to 11 Games

When the injury and call up bug struck the Rochester Americans in early November there was no way anyone could have predicted, other pure sports optimism, that this team would go on an 11 game point streak and go over a month since the last regulation loss. The streak reached 11 with a 4-0 win …
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Recapping the Amerks Winning Month of November

The Rochester Americans finished the month of November with a record of 8-0-1-1 which also included seven wins against North Division teams. It was a month that went better than anyone could have expected due to injuries and players called up to Buffalo. The month was the definition of character and players stepping up and …
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Recap: Overtime Loss to Toronto but the Point Streak Continues

The good news is that the Rochester Americans have points in nine straight games and haven’t lost a game in regulation since October 30th. The bad news is that they gave up points in the overtime loss to a division rival. It’s not really all that bad considering the fact that Rochester played with 10 …
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Preview: Rochester Hosts Toronto, Two Best 5v5 Teams in the League

The storyline is continuing for another season – the Rochester Americans and Toronto Marlies battle for the top of the North Division. Tonight is the first of six regular season games between the two teams.┬áLast season the Amerks finished with a 5-1-0-0 record during the regular season against Toronto before being swept by them in …
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Notebook: Three Game Streak, Top of the League, and a Depleted Roster

The Rochester Americans have been playing with a less than ideal roster but that hasn’t stopped them from winning five of their last six which includes a current three game winning streak. The glass appears half empty and the odds of continuing the success feel low but the team is putting up points and is …
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