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Sabres Assign CJ Smith and 13 Others to Rochester, Ruotsalainen to Ilves

The Buffalo Sabres trimmed the training camp roster down by 15 players on Sunday morning by assigning 14 to Rochester and Arttu Ruotsalainen to Ilves (Liiga) in Finland. Arttu Ruotsalainen was a long shot to make the Sabres roster out of training camp and the contract with his team in Finland indicated that if he …
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Foundations are Set in Rochester for Another Strong Season

There was a time when years in Rochester were calculated between appearances in the Calder Cup finals but now we’re counting years since winning a first round playoff series. The franchise has now gone through 14 seasons without advancing beyond the first round with seven of those seasons missing the playoffs completely. Over the course …
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Recap of the Last 5 Games (Games 51-55)

Welcome to the 11th 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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Recap of the Last 5 Games (Games 41-45)

Welcome to the ninth 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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Injury Updates and Three Roster Moves. Two Down, One Up.

It’s been an active few days for the Rochester Americans roster with one player going up and two players going down. There’s also good news on the injury front with one player returning and another closer than expected. Remi Elie was sent down to Rochester from the Buffalo Sabres after clearing waivers. In only 16 …
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Beyond The Blade: Amerks Weekly | Episode 14

Welcome to the 14th 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 Remi Elie, future call …
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Taylor Leier Makes Another Impression in Shootout Win

There’s often games where the team says one thing the morning of or day before a game and then the opposite happens. That wasn’t the case on Friday night when the Rochester Americans kept their feet on the gas pedal and it paid off in a shootout win over the Utica Comets. CJ Smith had …
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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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Amerks Lose Due to Turnovers and Another Slow Start

On Wednesday afternoon there was an article posted here about the Rochester Americans having a team meeting last week where they talked about getting back to playing the right way and being a better team. That all sounded great but those thoughts were  apparently sent down the Genesee River on Wednesday night before the game …
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