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Sean Malone

Shootout Goal by Olofsson Completes Comeback Win

The Rochester Americans completed a comeback over the Bridgeport Sound Tigers on Wednesday night with a shootout win. Rasmus Asplund tied the game with 12 seconds remaining in regulation and then Victor Olofsson scored the only goal in the shootout for the win. Scott Wedgewood finished the game with 22 saves. Early in the second …
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Amerks Lose Due to Turnovers and Another Slow Start

On Wednesday afternoon there was an article posted here about the Rochester Americans having a team meeting last week where they talked about getting back to playing the right way and being a better team. That all sounded great but those thoughts were¬† apparently sent down the Genesee River on Wednesday night before the game …
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Roster Moves, Conditioning Assignment, Practice Notes, and Some Winning Stats

The Amerks returned to practice this week riding a three game winning streak and holding on to the first place spot of the North Division. They’re also second overall in the conference and second overall in the league. Three roster moves were made on Tuesday related to injuries in Rochester and Buffalo. Myles Powell was …
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Swedes Launched the Comets out of Town

It was only a matter of time before the abundance of Swedish players on the roster would lead the team to a win and that’s what happened on Wednesday night. Jonas Johansson (third star) had 25 saves in his first win of the season with Rochester, Rasmus Asplund (second star) had three assists, and Victor …
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Another Concerning Loss for the Amerks

Turnovers, off-sides, penalties, good shifts, bad shifts, bad bounces, goaltending – take your pick as to why the Rochester Americans lost on Friday night. Everything on paper should have indicated a Rochester Americans win against the Utica Comets but they made sure to do just about everything wrong and Utica was able to take advantage …
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Bailey Scores Twice, But Amerks Fall in Overtime to Bruins

This weekend hasn’t gone as planned for the Rochester Americans. A regulation loss on Friday that no one will want to remember followed by giving up a two goal and losing in overtime on Saturday. They’ll have a chance to salvage the weekend with three out of a possible six points against Hartford. I was …
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A Closer Locker Room and a Winning Team with Everybody Contributing

The Rochester Americans are currently in first place in the North Division and they also have three of the league’s top 10 players in points. One of those two things isn’t as important to the team and it’s not the standings. Last season in the American League the leagues leader in points played for the …
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Team Effort Leads Amerks to a Dominating Win

The Rochester Americans played one of their best team games in a dominating 5-2 win on Thursday night in Buffalo in a battle for first place. Heading into the night the Cleveland Monsters were two points behind the Amerks in the standings making it a four point game. The Amerks now have a four point …
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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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Colin Blackwell Was One of the First Calls for Nashville

Colin Blackwell signed a two year contract this week with the Nashville Predators, that’s a big jump from where he was at this time last summer. “I think he was probably one of our first calls in the interview process,” is what Scott Nichol had to say about Colin Blackwell when I asked him at …
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