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Karl Stewart

Janis Sprukts Returns and Amerks Defeat Wolves

The Rochester Americans have started out a five game road trip with their second straight win, tonight coming against the Chicago Wolves with a 4-3 victory. Janis Sprukts didn’t fly in to Chicago until around 2:30pm and from there he still had to get to the arena for the game.  One would think flying half …
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Tyler Plante Leads Amerks Out of Last Place

The Rochester Americans have finally gotten themselves out of last place in the American Hockey League led by Tyler Plante with a 4-1 win on Tuesday night on the road against the Iowa Chops.  The game was further evidence of a Jekyll and Hyde type of team that the Amerks have become.  The Amerks played …
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Amerks Sabotage an Excellent Game For Brodeur

Considering how badly the season has gone, it wasn’t until the 27th game of the season that the Amerks were shut out for the first time.  They lost to the Peoria Rivermen (currently in 2nd place in the Western Conference) on Friday night by the final score of 2-0.  The Amerks sabotaged an excellent game …
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Amerks Pickup First Road Win in Houston

The Amerks were able to mess with Texas and pickup their first road win of the season tonight in a 2-1 shootout against the Houston Aeros.  Jacob Micflikier scored the winning goal in the shootout and Mike Brodeur had another stellar game in goal. Brodeur saved 26 of 27 shots through the end of overtime …
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Practice 11-20-2008: The Red Army Leaves

“What’d you think of the game last night?”  The first thing Benoit says to the team when he gets on the ice.  “Now it’s over, behind us…tomorrow, it’s different.  Forget about last night, work hard.  Do not think about last night, it’s over.  Now we practice hard and work for tomorrow.” Karl Stewart, Janis Sprukts …
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If You Can't Beat 'Em, Beat 'Em…Amerks Lose 6-1 To The Crunch

The Rochester Americans lost tonight to the Syracuse Crunch in a sad 6-1 final score.  This, of course, is better than last year on the Crunch’s “Pink Out” night when the Amerks were creamed 9-2. Emmerson made his AHL debut tonight and did a good job.  But, more on that later. The first period started …
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Amerks Win Their First Game of the Year…The Hard Work Pays Off

The Rochester Americans won their first game of the season tonight against the Quad City Flames in a 5-4 victory.  Although the game really came down to the bitter end, the players put in 110% effort all night and their hard work finally payed off. I have been at a lot of practices already this …
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Thursday Morning Amerks' Practice 10-23-2008

Here we are again at the arena (my son’s favorite thing to do on a Thursday morning).  Practice isn’t under way yet, but there is someone on the ice… Jordan Henry is skating by himself right now.  Doing some good ol’ fashion skating drills on his own.  He looks pretty good.  Hopefully, that knee sprain …
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