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Chris Taylor

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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Updated: Gord Dineen Assumes Head Coaching Duties of Amerks

The Buffalo Sabres announced this morning that Assistant Coach Don Granato has been hospitalized with severe pneumonia and will be taking a medical leave from the team. While he recovers here are some temporary moves: Rochester Americans Head Coach Chris Taylor will go to Buffalo to assist the Sabres coaching staff in the interim. Current …
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Game Preview: Amerks Host Marlies in Buffalo at Harborcenter

After a brief skate this morning in Rochester the Amerks will be boarding a bus this afternoon and travel to Buffalo for a preseason game against the Toronto Marlies at Harborcenter. The Amerks played Thursday night and lost a 4-1 game against the Syracuse Crunch at RIT. The Crunch had at least eight or nine …
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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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Top Center Jean-Sebastien Dea Signed to a Two-Year Deal

The top center position was filled today for Rochester when the Buffalo Sabres signed Jean-Sebastien Dea to a two-year contract (one-way both seasons) that will pay him the league minimum $700k. That’s a big raise from the $200k he was earning in the minors last season. Dea is a top center in the American League …
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Amerks Know Their Backs are Against the Wall

The biggest game of the season is tonight for the Rochester Americans who are on the brink of playoff elimination. The Toronto Marlies won the first two games of the first round best of five playoff series and will look to pull of the upset sweep on home ice. Toronto won 4-1 in game one …
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Game 2 Preview: Amerks to Rely on the Bounce Back Game

It’s game two in the best of five series this afternoon and the Rochester Americans are going into a must win game on home ice. At the same time the defending Calder Cup champion Toronto Marlies are coming off of a confident 4-1 win in the first game Friday night. The Marlies made it through …
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Amerks Lose Game One and the Friday Story Remains the Same.

A positive takeaway from the 4-1 loss in game one to the Toronto Marlies is that the shutout was ruined by a Moe’s player of the game. Tage Thompson scored with 68 seconds left in the game which means you can take your ticket stub or coupon from a program card for 50% off at …
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Amerks Believe They Have What it Takes to Win a Calder Cup

It’s been a long time since the Rochester Americans won a playoff series. It’s been even longer since the Rochester Americans have won a Calder Cup. There was a time when years were defined by winning playoff rounds, making it to the finals, and winning a Calder Cup. Fans remember those years, the media remembers …
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Chris Taylor and the 46 Plus Win Club

The Rochester Americans won their 46th game of the season Sunday afternoon in Belleville and also earned there 99th point in the standings to finish the regular season. Compared to franchise history, this years team is tied for 7th overall at 46 wins and tied for 8th all time with 99 points. Chris Taylor is …
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