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Chris Taylor

Every Player Goes Through It – Managing the Bumps and Bruises

The bumps and bruises of a hockey season are something that every hockey player on every team goes through whether they’ll admit it or not. With only 18 games remaining in the regular season managing those bumps and minor injuries is more important than ever, especially for a team with the expectations of playing into …
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Will Borgen is a Thrilling and Confident Defenseman

Will Borgen decided last March to pack his bags, leave school, start his professional career, and after 57 games this season with the Rochester Americans it’s clear that he made the correct decision. He’s only missed one game this season but there’s a good chance he would have played if it was a playoff game. …
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Right Now There’s no Bigger Week than this Week

There’s 21 games remaining in the regular season for the Rochester Americans and the North Division race is closer than it has been all season. The team plays road games tonight in Utica, Saturday in Syracuse, and finishes the week at home on Sunday when they host Syracuse. Three divisional games with two against the …
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Bad Game Results in Loss to the Streaking Senators

“The first two periods we didn’t have anything tonight,” Chris Taylor said after the game. “We played terrible.” Those are some of the most candid public comments that Taylor has made this season. There’s likely times that he’s felt that way and shared that with the locker room but it’s not often he’ll make the …
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Victor Olofsson Hat Trick Delivers Revenge and Free Burritos

There’s times when everything goes better than expected and that’s what happened on Friday night when the Rochester Americans delivered a 7-1 defeat to the Springfield Thunderbirds while wearing the classic stars and stripes jerseys for Hall of Fame night. Springfield and Rochester played each other once earlier in the season when Springfield scored seven …
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Weekend Preview, Wilcox Visited Scranton, More thoughts from Sexton

The 2019 AHL All-Star break is over and it’s time for the last stretch of the season to the playoffs. The Rochester Americans went into the break finishing the week with five out of a possible six points and still sitting in first place of the North Division. It took some work to get the …
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Next Guy Up Mentality Leading into the Weekend

The top four positions of the North Division are composed of the same teams as last season, just in a different order right now. Rochester remains in first place with Utica, Syracuse, and Toronto in the next three. All three teams have been on the heels of the Amerks all season. There’s two big games …
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New Challenges with Redmond and Wedgewood Injured

The Rochester Americans finished Wednesday night with a new challenge – they would be without their leading scorer who is also their top defenseman. They’ll also without their number one goalie. Zach Redmond took an awkward fall as he played the puck along the boards behind his own net in the final minute of Wednesdays …
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Taylor Leier is Ready for the Change of Scenery

It was a shocking night last Thursday for two players on the road to find out that they had been traded. Taylor Leier was with the Lehigh Valley Phantoms in Hartford for a Friday night game and Justin Bailey was with the Rochester Americans in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton for a Friday night game. Alex Nylander talked about …
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Extended Post with a Mix of Quotes from the Amerks Locker Room

The Amerks had a week of practice before going on the road this weekend to play the Penguins and Phantoms. They’re coming off of last weekend where they split a home and home with Toronto where Toronto won in Rochester and Rochester won in Toronto. On the road this weekend they’ll likely be without Sean …
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Scott Wilson Looks to Win, Score, and Enjoy the Bus Trips

The Buffalo Sabres announced on Tuesday that they placed Scott Wilson on waivers with the intentions of assigning him to the Rochester Americans. On Wednesday afternoon he cleared waivers and was on the ice with the Amerks for practice. Wilson hasn’t played a game this season with the Sabres due to an ankle injury. He’s …
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