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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: 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: Amerks Hold off Laval in the Third to Win Again

Score more goals than the other team and you’ll win a game and that’s what the Rochester Americans did Friday night on the road in Laval. The Amerks record improved to 17-4-2-2 this season with the 3-2 win. It wasn’t a dominating game like we’ve recently seen but the end result is what counts. Goals …
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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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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. Last 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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Recap: Nathan Gerbe Leads Monsters to Shootout Win

A familiar name to Buffalo Sabres fans made sure his name was repeated after every Cleveland Monsters goal which carried his team to a 4-3 shootout win Friday night in Rochester. Gerbe had a primary assist on all three regulation goals and then scored the only shootout goal. The game had the chances to be …
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Sabres Assign Three to Rochester, Place Four on Waivers

The deadline to have a NHL roster down to 23 players is at 5pm on October 1, 2019 and the Buffalo Sabres began that process today by assigning three players to Rochester and putting another four on waivers. Three players assigned to Rochester: Rasmus Asplund, Tage Thompson, Lawrence Pilut. Lawrence Pilut is returning from a …
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Beyond The Blade: Amerks Weekly | Episode 15

Welcome to the 15th episode of our Amerks weekly podcast on Beyond The Blade between myself, Keith Wozniak, and Chad DeDominicis from Die By the Blade. It’s a short podcast where we discuss what’s currently going on with the Rochester Americans and what’s happened since the previous episode. This week we focus on Casey Nelson, Remi Elie, …
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Recap of the Last 5 Games (Games 46-50)

Welcome to the 10th part of a 15 part season series highlighting the last five games (the last segment will be six games) showing off the stats, standings, highlights, transactions and whatever else took place prior to the next five games. The goal is to post these the day of the next game of a …
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Amerks Give Up 5 for the Second Straight Game

The Rochester Americans traveled to Cleveland on Tuesday and lost their second straight game on the road and second straight game giving up five goals. Three of which were in a short amount of time yet again. It was the fifth meeting of the season between the two teams and the first win for Cleveland …
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Casey Nelson Assigned to Rochester, Hall of Fame Night Preview

It’s a Friday in February which means it’s time for the Rochester Americans Hall of Fame night. The Amerks will induct Doug Janik and Steve Langdon into the Hall of Fame this year. “It’s something to reflect on,” Brendan Guhle said when asked about the Hall of Fame night. “Theres a lot of good players that …
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Round 1 Preview: Winning Three Games is the Only Option

The 2018 Calder Cup Playoffs start for the Rochester Americans tonight after what felt like the longest week of the season. It was a fast paced week of intense practices that had more urgency than I’ve seen all season. The drills weren’t any different than usual but it was a constant cycle with short water …
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