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Syracuse Crunch

Szczechura Hat Trick Leads Amerks to Comeback Win Over the Crunch

Anything is possible with this Amerks team.  The Amerks came back for the second night in the row to tie a game in the third period, this time they were able to leave the arena with two points and an overtime win.  Paul Szczechura was the hero of the game for the second night in …
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Amerks Shutout in Syracuse; Toronto at 3pm Today

The Amerks were shutout on Friday night by the Syracuse Crunch with most of the credit given to Crunch goalie Iiro Tarkki.  He was perfect in the game with 31 saves.  On the other end of the rink Drew MacIntyre was scored on four times.  The Amerks have only won three out of their past …
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Season High 44 Shots and Standup Defense Leads Amerks to Win

The way the game started out on Wednesday night against the Syracuse Crunch the game could have gone completely in favor of the Crunch or it could’ve been one of the fastest games of all time.  Once the puck dropped around 7:05pm the first whistle wasn’t until five minutes and 13 seconds into the game. …
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Amerks End Lousy Road Trip Losing 5-2; Special Teams Needs Work

The Amerks ended a four game road with a 5-2 loss against the Syracuse Crunch on Saturday night and as mentioned elsewhere, it’s a game they shouldn’t forget and likely a low point in this early season.  The two teams play against each other Sunday evening at 6:05 in Rochester.  The Amerks also play eight …
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Amerks Injury Updates and the Parker Suspension

The Amerks finished up their morning skate today after a day off yesterday and Ron Rolston gave us some updates on injuries to the team.  The only “new injury” was Derek Whitmore who sat out today with a muscle strain but is expected back tomorrow. Jonathan Parker was suspended for one game for the high …
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Team Effort by Amerks Leads to Shootout Win (Video included)

What we have here folks is a nice three game winning streak!  The Amerks played 60 minutes of hockey where we saw them come back from a two goal deficit to defeat the Syracuse Crunch 3-2 in a shootout on Tuesday night.  Jacob Lagace scored the first goals for the Amerks followed by the tying …
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Gameday: Crunch visit Amerks, Leggio Changing Positions?

The Rochester Americans finish up their stretch of four games in six nights when they host the Syracuse Crunch at 7:05pm at Blue Cross Arena.  The Amerks are .500 right now at 2-2 and the Crunch are undefeated 2-0.  After losing their first two games of the season being outscored 10-3 the Amerks have won …
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Other Blogs Covering AHL Teams

Without anything Rochester Americans related to write about this morning I thought I’d take a minute to share some links to other blogs out in cyberspace covering AHL teams, much like I cover the Amerks here. We’re all unique in how we cover our teams but all hold one thing in common, being passionate about the …
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The Hockey News Ranks Amerks to be 4th in the West

The Hockey News has published it’s preview of the American Hockey League’s 2011/2012 season and the Rochester Americans are ranked 4th in the West and based on those predictions would win the North Division.  The rankings were put together by the D&C’s Kevin Oklobzija. Thanks to Admirals Roundtable for the rankings.  Looking back at the …
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