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Rasmus Asplund

Recap: Syracuse was Silenced by Mittelstadt

Anyone that has ever been to a hockey game in Syracuse knows that the building can be loud, fans can be obnoxious, and the announcer can sound like he’s headlining a wrestling event. The best way to overcome all of those things is to win a hockey game and that’s what the Rochester Americans did …
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Recap: Amerks Lose in Charlotte

The game Tuesday night in Charlotte started off on the right path with Rasmus Asplund scoring just 41 seconds into game but they were only able to hold onto the lead for less than half a period. Charlotte was the better team throughout and won 4-2 to extend the Amerks losing streak to three games. …
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Recap: Amerks Shutout in Toronto

The Rochester Americans did everything wrong Friday night and they followed it up Saturday afternoon by doing a lot of things right in Toronto but the one thing they couldn’t do was score a goal. Something that’s important in a hockey game. The Marlies won 4-0 with two of those goals being scored on an …
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Casey Mittelstadt Assigned to Rochester

The Buffalo Sabres made a somewhat surprising move Sunday evening when they announced that Casey Mittelstadt was assigned to the Rochester Americans. He had been a healthy scratch for the Buffalo Sabres in three out of their last four games. The surprising part of the move is that the Sabres actually made it. He will …
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Notebook: Three Game Streak, Top of the League, and a Depleted Roster

The Rochester Americans have been playing with a less than ideal roster but that hasn’t stopped them from winning five of their last six which includes a current three game winning streak. The glass appears half empty and the odds of continuing the success feel low but the team is putting up points and is …
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A Favorite Number and a Fresh Start for Sean Malone

The Rochester Americans have played 10 games this season and one player that is off to a productive start is Sean ‘Mugsy’ Malone who just scored his third goal of the season Wednesday night. Through nine games played he has five points (3G+2A) and more importantly he’s off to a healthy fresh start. The superstitious …
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Recap: Amerks Lose in Overtime to Springfield

Overtime games and special teams is what has been talked about the most for the Rochester Americans through nine games this season. After a 7-6 overtime win Saturday night in Syracuse the Amerks traveled to Springfield for a Sunday game at 5pm and lose 2-1 in overtime. Springfield scored both goals on the power play …
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Luukkonnen Participates in First Practice of the Season

The Rochester Americans returned to practice late Monday morning and they were joined by goalie Ukko-Pekka Luukkonnen who was participating in his first team practice of the season. “It’s really great to be back at practice after a long rehab,” Luukkonnen said after practice. “Just trying to get all of the joy out of it …
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Recap: Nathan Gerbe Leads Monsters to Shootout Win

A familiar name to Buffalo Sabres fans made sure his name was repeated after every Cleveland Monsters goal which carried his team to a 4-3 shootout win Friday night in Rochester. Gerbe had a primary assist on all three regulation goals and then scored the only shootout goal. The game had the chances to be …
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Thompson with Asplund Lead the Amerks to an Overtime Win

There was a time not too long ago when players would pout about being ‘sent down’ the minors but for someone like Tage Thompson that just isn’t in his DNA at all. Thompson finished last season in a big way with the Amerks scoring six goals along with three assists in eight games at the …
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Amerks Have a Silent Confidence Going into the Home Opener Tonight

The 64th season for the Rochester Americans starts tonight and the home opener couldn’t be against a better team, thruway rival Syracuse Crunch. Over the course of the last two seasons these two teams have built a disliking for each other. Zach Redmond talked about playing Syracuse to start the season and said, “They always …
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Sabres Assign Three to Rochester, Place Four on Waivers

The deadline to have a NHL roster down to 23 players is at 5pm on October 1, 2019 and the Buffalo Sabres began that process today by assigning three players to Rochester and putting another four on waivers. Three players assigned to Rochester: Rasmus Asplund, Tage Thompson, Lawrence Pilut. Lawrence Pilut is returning from a …
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