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Scott Wedgewood

Recap of the Last Five (Games 6-10)

Welcome to the second part of a 15 part season series highlighting the last five games (the last segment will be six games) showing off the stats, standings, highlights, transactions and whatever else took place prior to the next five games. The goal is to post these the day of the next game of a …
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Amerks Win a Shorthanded Game

After the game on Saturday night there should be two teams that aren’t happy with the way things turned out. Laval had 12 power play opportunities and had an advantage of 39-25 in shots but it wasn’t enough to keep the Rochester Americans from winning. An unlikely goal from Yannick Veilleux and another solid performance …
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Comets were Smoked by the Shot Blocking Amerks

The Rochester Americans started the season being known as a tough team to play against and after smoking the Comets out of the building in the ninth game of the season they may be at that point. In five of the six wins this season Rochester has lit up the scoreboard with four or more …
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Amerks Weekend at Home and Internal Competition

Welcome to the last weekend of October where the Rochester Americans have a chance to end the month in first place and extend their point streak (and start a new winning streak) against two divisional teams with back to back home games. The team split last weekend with a shootout win against Toronto and an …
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Amerks Top Marlies in Shootout for Fifth Straight Win

Courtesy of Amerks.com from October 19, 2018 (Rochester, NY) … Despite seeing their two-goal lead slip away, the Rochester Americans (5-2-0-0) went a perfect 3-for-3 in the shootout to come away with a 5-4 win over the defending Calder Cup champion Toronto Marlies (1-4-0-1) Friday night at The Blue Cross Arena. Tonight’s victory give the Amerks …
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Olofsson and Redmond Lead the Amerks to a 6-1 Win

The Rochester Americans red hot power play continued in Utica on Wednesday night contributing four of the six goals scored leading to a 6-1 win over the Comets and extending the winning streak to four games. The last two games for Utica were 5-3 and 7-4 wins over Toronto. The defense did a great job limiting …
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Olofsson Leads Amerks to Two Comeback Wins

The Amerks took care of some firsts of the season over the weekend and were rewarded with four points in the standings. Down by two goals on Saturday they came back to win 4-3 with goals from CJ Smith, Alex Nylander and the game winner from Victor Olofsson. Sunday afternoon they were down 2-1 going …
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If You Missed Opening Night, You Didn’t Miss Much

Remember all that talk about being an elite playoff team? That all vanished for just over two hours on Friday night when the Rochester Americans failed to play a game of hockey on opening night. Before Charlotte scored two goals within 35 seconds of each other there were signs that the game wasn’t off to …
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Last Weekend of the Preseason; Week 1 Recap

The first week of Rochester Americans training camp is completed and they’re undefeated after a preseason win against Toronto. Everyone is anxious for the season to start. It’s been a long month for players and coaches who started in Buffalo at the Prospects Challenge. They had four approximate 90 minute practices this week that were …
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Amerks Roster – Gone, Returning and New

Training camp starts today for the Rochester Americans, fall weather has arrived and it’s time to go over the roster changes for the upcoming season. This list of players includes everyone who could play in Rochester this season. This is being published before the training camp roster is released so there’s likely to be changes …
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