Randy Sexton

Game 2: Stay Out of the Box and Play Physical Near the Net

It’s only game two of a seven game series tonight between the Amerks and Heat but it’s possibly one of the most important games.  If the Heat win and return home for three games everything is in their favor.  If the Amerks win the series starts over as a best of five with three straight …
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Gameday: Rory Out, Observartions, Matthias has the Experience

The Rochester Americans and Abbotsford Heat face off tonight for Game 1 of their Calder Cup playoff series.  The Amerks missed the playoffs the last two seasons after having two of the worst teams in franchise history.  A pretty remarkable turnaround, big thanks to the wallet of Amerks Owner Curt Styres. A few quick things before …
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Panthers Acquire Mathieu Roy for Amerks, Too Bad He's Injured

The Amerks have struggled in a number of areas for most of the season, the one area they’ve needed improvement on since day one has been defense.  That’s something the Amerks management has talked to the Panthers about and prior to the trade deadline the Panthers made a move.  They traded prospect Matt Rust for …
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Amerks Press Conference on Thursday and Panthers Ownership

In an announcement on Monday the Rochester Americans and Florida Panthers will hold a press conference on Thursday to talk about their plans for next season.  It’s exciting yet surprising that the current season has really just begun and next year is already being talked about publicly. I’m guessing that they’ll talk about continuing with …
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Sweetland showing signs of improvement

Some people have to look back and wonder how Sweetland was able to land a three-year, $2.625-million entry-level contract.  He had one outstanding season in 2006-07 when he played for the Amherst Ramblers of the MJAHL when he scored 56 goals.  He was not drafted and as noted below has no real chance of making …
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Florida Panthers Article: Optimism In Rochester

The article below appeared on the Florida Panthers site this past Sunday about the optimism surrounding the upcoming Rochester Americans season, something that has been missing in recent years. One thing that’s exciting is the interest in the Amerks that a lot of Panther fans have taken.  These fans view the Rochester Americans as the …
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