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Tage Thompson

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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Recap: Ugly Shootout Loss for the Amerks

The game started in the right direction and had the potential for some highlight moments but it went in the opposite direction. Binghamton took control after the first period even while down on the scoreboard and continued to push forward. They scored once in the first minute of the third period and again in the …
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Recap: Six Different Goal Scorers in Shutout Win Over Utica

The Rochester Americans flipped the script Saturday night in Utica compared to their last visit by scoring six goals from six different goal scorers. The team scored two short handed goals, a power play goal, and three even strength. Andrew Hammond earned his first shutout of the season. Rochester last played in Utica on October …
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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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Podcast: Amerks Weekly Season Two Episode One

Welcome to season two and episode one of the Amerks weekly podcast on Beyond The Blade between myself, Keith Wozniak, and Chad DeDominicis from Die By the Blade. It’s a short podcast where we discuss what’s currently going on with the Rochester Americans and what’s happened since the previous episode. It’s also the only podcast …
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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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Recap: Comets Scored Seven and Rocked the Amerks

The Rochester Americans traveled to play the Utica Comets for a Saturday night game and got rocked by a 7-1 score. The first nine minutes of the game had Rochester leading the way but everything fell apart once Utica scored twice within 44 seconds. Tage Thompson scored the Amerks only goal with assists to Sean …
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Recap: Thompson Scores Shootout Winner after Third Period Comeback

The first 40 minutes didn’t go as planned for the Rochester Americans down by two goals but the team wasn’t ready for a loss and a longer than necessary bus ride back home.┬áTage Thompson helped carry the work load in the third period to start a comeback and eventually scored the game winner. Remi Elie …
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Recap: Amerks Win 2-1 on the Road in Springfield

After a week off the Amerks took some time to get their game going and finished with a 2-1 win on the road in Springfield. Kevin Porter and Andrew Oglevie scored the goals and Andrew Hammond finished with 20 saves in the first road game of the season. Tage Thompson was dominant again and was …
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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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Practice Update: Paper Moves, Pilut Returns, Four Others Cleared

It’s officially October and the Rochester Americans had a full team practice early Tuesday afternoon with 28 players on the ice. This biggest news was that Gord Dineen assumed head coaching duties this morning on an interim basis after Chris Taylor was called up to Buffalo. Don Granato is out on medical leave with pneumonia. …
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