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CJ Smith in a Scoring Slump; Amerks in a Slump at Home

Rochester joined the ranks of rough days for first place teams on Saturday losing 4-2 vs Laval Rocket. Manitoba and Providence also lost. The fourth team, Stockton Heat was fortunate to have the day off. The good news is that the Amerks are still in first place. The bad news is that they aren’t doing …
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Amerks Gameday Notes: Tied for First on a Four Game Winning Streak

The Amerks are back on home ice tonight after three days off for Christmas break and are tied for first place in the North Division. Rochester is on a four game winning streak headed into the game tonight, a streak that includes two come from behind overtime wins. Laval is the opponent again tonight, a team …
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Amerks Win Again and are Tied in Points for First Place

The Amerks won on the road again and are now tied for first place in points in the division and second place overall in the league. An excellent way to head into the Christmas break. To get technical for a quick moment, the AHL standings are based on points percentage so the Marlies are still …
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Gameday: Ullmark vs Wilcox, Nylander, Percy and Team Motivation

The Amerks are heading into their 29th game of the season tonight at home against the Belleville Senators. Now that he team is past the first third of the season they’ve gained confidence, put expectations on themselves and are having no problems staying motivated. The Amerks and Senators have played twice this season in early November. …
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Recapping Another Excellent Weekend for the Amerks

It’s another Monday morning in Rochester, NY and the Rochester Americans are coming off of another weekend that should be talked about with a win and a loss. A week ago the team finished the weekend with a three day road trip with three games in less than 48 hours and finished with 5 out …
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Notes and Quotes for Tonights Amerks vs Marlies Game

There’s some excitement and anticipation for tonights hockey game at the War Memorial between the Toronto Marlies and Rochester Americans. The Marlies are the number one team in The AHL but the Amerks aren’t too far behind overall in the league. In the division there’s a four point spread between the two teams. “We understand …
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Recap: CJ Smith and Ullmark Lead Amerks to Win over Comets

Rookie forward CJ Smith is on a hot streak and on Wednesday night lead the Amerks to a 3-1 win over the Utica Comets. He tallied one goal, one assist and a team leading seven shots on net. He’s one of four players that has played in all 26 games so far this season and …
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Amerks Unbelievable Weekend and Divisional Games Ahead

The Amerks capped off an impressive three in three weekend coming back home with five out of six points. The team has nine games left in the month of December and all of them are against divisional teams. I asked Chris Taylor if it was a pretty good and he responded with, “Pretty good weekend? …
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Wolf Pack Defeat the Amerks in a Shootout

The Amerks did something familiar on Saturday night, played beyond regulation time in a game this season. Out of 24 games played this season they’ve played 11 of them in overtime, five have gone into a shootout. The good is that the team has extended their point streak to eight straight games. Also, in those …
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Amerks Defeat Springfield to Continue Success on the Road

The Amerks continued their road success on Friday night defeating the Springfield Thunderbirds 2-1. Linus Ullmark got the win in net with 18 saves to extend the teams road record to 7-1-3-1. Rochester dominated play through the first period and didn’t allow a shot against Ullmark until six minutes into the first period. Seth Griffith …
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