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Scott Wedgewood

Recap: Pilut Overtime Goal Leads Amerks to a 7-6 Win

The Rochester Americans scored ten seconds into the third period to tie the game and then had to score with only 12 seconds left in the third period to tie the game again and force overtime. The final score of 7-6 is an obvious sign that this game wasn’t a goalie dual at all. Andrew …
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Recap: Amerks Start Preseason with a Loss to the Crunch

A big hit hit by Dalton Smith less than 90 seconds into the game and a goal by Justin Baudry at 8:16 of the first period were two of the three big highlights for the Rochester Americans in their 4-1 loss against the Syracuse Crunch to start the preseason. The third highlight was a quick …
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Start of Amerks Training Camp Presents One Question for this Season

The foundation of the Rochester Americans has been set by management and the coaching staff along with eight players returning for third seasons in the organization but one question will carry on through to Spring – can they win a playoff series? Assistant General Manager Randy Sexton along with the coaching staff of Chris Taylor, …
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Sabres Sign Goalie Andrew Hammond to Lead Rochester

One of the biggest needs for the Buffalo Sabres at the start of free agency was signing a goalie for the organization and the pool wasn’t very deep this season. They made that signing within the first 30 minutes by signing Andrew Hammond to a one-year one-way contract for the 2019/2020 season. He’ll earn $700k …
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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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Game 2 Preview: Amerks to Rely on the Bounce Back Game

It’s game two in the best of five series this afternoon and the Rochester Americans are going into a must win game on home ice. At the same time the defending Calder Cup champion Toronto Marlies are coming off of a confident 4-1 win in the first game Friday night. The Marlies made it through …
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Amerks Lose Game One and the Friday Story Remains the Same.

A positive takeaway from the 4-1 loss in game one to the Toronto Marlies is that the shutout was ruined by a Moe’s player of the game. Tage Thompson scored with 68 seconds left in the game which means you can take your ticket stub or coupon from a program card for 50% off at …
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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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Crunch Clinched the North with a 4-3 Win over the Amerks

The Rochester Americans played to the final buzzer in Syracuse on Saturday night in an attempt to still have a shot at the North Division title but it wasn’t enough. Syracuse clinched the division with a 4-3 win on home ice. It was a better game than Friday night but a turnover late 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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