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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: Andrew Oglevie Hat Trick Leads Amerks to a 3-2 Win

Andrew Oglevie took control of the scoring Saturday night in Cleveland scoring his first career pro hat trick and leading the Rochester Americans to a 3-2 road win. The Amerks finished the month of November with a record of 8-0-1-1 which is a 10 game point streak. The last time the team lost in regulation …
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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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Recap: Amerks Extend Winning Streak to Five with a Close 4-2 Win

The Rochester Americans extended their winning streak Saturday night to five games with a close 4-2 win on the road against the Binghamton Devils. The game didn’t match the best game of the season from Friday night but a strong team effort for 57 minutes allowed them to hold on for the win. John Gilmour …
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Recap: Six Different Goal Scorers in Shutout Win Over Utica

The Rochester Americans flipped the script Saturday night in Utica compared to their last visit by scoring six goals from six different goal scorers. The team scored two short handed goals, a power play goal, and three even strength. Andrew Hammond earned his first shutout of the season. Rochester last played in Utica on October …
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Recap: Five Different Goal Scorers Carry Amerks to a 5-1 Win

The questions Wednesday morning were about shots, scoring, and the power play. Wednesday night the Rochester Americans took care of all three in a 5-1 win over the Hershey Bears where five different players scored goals and one of those was on the power play. After the game Gord Dineen said, “Tonight we were not …
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Recap: Comets Scored Seven and Rocked the Amerks

The Rochester Americans traveled to play the Utica Comets for a Saturday night game and got rocked by a 7-1 score. The first nine minutes of the game had Rochester leading the way but everything fell apart once Utica scored twice within 44 seconds. Tage Thompson scored the Amerks only goal with assists to Sean …
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Amerks Sign Brett Murray to One-Year AHL Contract

Brett Murray was the last remaining training camp invite on the ice for practice Thursday morning and this afternoon the Rochester Americans confirmed that he signed a one-year American League contract with the team. At 6 feet 5 inches tall he’s a player that stands out on the ice. The signing was obvious when Gord …
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No Line Combinations Yet, Two Player Moves, and More

The Rochester Americans will have one more practice before the regular season begins Friday night and everyone is ready. Here’s a quick run down of some updates from Wednesday from practice and moves that were made. Two moves were made on Wednesday to trim the roster down by assigning Pascal Aquin to Cincinnati and releasing …
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Practice Update: Paper Moves, Pilut Returns, Four Others Cleared

It’s officially October and the Rochester Americans had a full team practice early Tuesday afternoon with 28 players on the ice. This biggest news was that Gord Dineen assumed head coaching duties this morning on an interim basis after Chris Taylor was called up to Buffalo. Don Granato is out on medical leave with pneumonia. …
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Game Preview: Amerks Host Crunch at RIT

It’s a familiar story line – the Rochester Americans will host the Syracuse Crunch. A heated rivalry that has grown over the last two seasons now that both teams are competitive at the same times. Puck drops at 7:00pm tonight at the Gene Polisseni Center on the campus of Rochester Institute of Technology (R.I.T.). Syracuse …
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Start of Amerks Training Camp Presents One Question for this Season

The foundation of the Rochester Americans has been set by management and the coaching staff along with eight players returning for third seasons in the organization but one question will carry on through to Spring – can they win a playoff series? Assistant General Manager Randy Sexton along with the coaching staff of Chris Taylor, …
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