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Kevin Porter

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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Amerks Season is on the Brink of a Total Bust

Everything was setup for the Rochester Americans to win game two but they didn’t. The team has been great all season at bouncing back from a loss and generating wins. They’ve also been great at winning games in front of smaller home crowds which there was on Easter Sunday. They’ve also found ways to score …
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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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Recap of 2018-2019 Amerks Regular Season Stats

The Rochester Americans return to the ice Wednesday morning to prepare for the 2019 Calder Cup Playoffs and continue the goal they set in the preseason – to be an elite playoff team. The regular season was just about as good as it can get in terms of stats and finishing third overall in the …
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Nine to Sit Out the Finale, Five Up from Cincy

Today is the last game of the regular season for the Rochester Americans and it’ll be a meaningless game for them. The team traveled to Belleville following the 4-3 loss in Syracuse and while half of the team boarded the bus there were nine other players that went back to Rochester. Syracuse clinched the North …
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Monsters Defeated by Thompson and Wedgewood

The Rochester Americans defeated the Cleveland Monsters on Monday night to guarantee at least second place in the North Division and continue their push for the first North Division title since the 2004/2005 season. Tage Thompson scored twice and Scott Wedgewood made 36 saves in the 2-1 win for the teams league leading 24th road …
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5-2 Bounce Back Win in Syracuse

After a pretty miserable 6-1 loss to the Syracuse Crunch on home ice Friday night Jack Dougherty said, “I think we’ve done a great job all year of bouncing back from particularly ugly losses so I think that’s the plan for tomorrow.” That was the plan for Saturday night and it only took 33 seconds …
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6-1 Win Gives Syracuse the Rivalry Advantage

The Rochester Americans talked all week about focusing on winning a the North Division title but after a 6-1 loss on Friday night those hopes will come down to the next game. Syracuse is now five points ahead of Rochester in the standings but Rochester has a game in hand. If Syracuse wins on Saturday …
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Focusing on a Division Title and Momentum

The Rochester Americans clinched a playoff position with a comeback win on Saturday night completing one of many goals set at the start of the season. The win required coming from behind and scoring four goals in the third period to win 6-4. “We out chanced them 33-12,” Chris Taylor said after practice. “Sometimes they …
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