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Tage Thompson

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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Sabres Assign Three to Rochester, Place Four on Waivers

The deadline to have a NHL roster down to 23 players is at 5pm on October 1, 2019 and the Buffalo Sabres began that process today by assigning three players to Rochester and putting another four on waivers. Three players assigned to Rochester: Rasmus Asplund, Tage Thompson, Lawrence Pilut. Lawrence Pilut is returning from a …
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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 the Last 6 Games (Games 71-76)

Welcome to the 15th part of a 15 part season series highlighting the last five games. Well, this last segment is six games, showing off the stats, standings, highlights, transactions and whatever else took place. These were a little different than a weekly format and if you read them, thank you. Will likely take a …
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Amerks Practice Report, Updates, and Quotes

That’s it. Thursday was the last regular season practice for the Rochester Americans of the 2018/2019 season. They’ll have one more morning skate, two road games, and then the playoffs begin. Feels like yesterday we were asking if it was October yet as we waited for the regular season to start. Nathan Paetsch was asked …
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Monsters Defeated by Thompson and Wedgewood

The Rochester Americans defeated the Cleveland Monsters on Monday night to guarantee at least second place in the North Division and continue their push for the first North Division title since the 2004/2005 season. Tage Thompson scored twice and Scott Wedgewood made 36 saves in the 2-1 win for the teams league leading 24th road …
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6-1 Win Gives Syracuse the Rivalry Advantage

The Rochester Americans talked all week about focusing on winning a the North Division title but after a 6-1 loss on Friday night those hopes will come down to the next game. Syracuse is now five points ahead of Rochester in the standings but Rochester has a game in hand. If Syracuse wins on Saturday …
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Beyond The Blade: Amerks Weekly | Episode 18

Welcome to the 18th episode of our Amerks weekly podcast on Beyond The Blade between myself, Keith Wozniak, and┬áChad DeDominicis from┬áDie 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 focused on the Rochester …
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Amerks Punched Their Playoff Ticket with a Comeback Win

It took a little longer than the team had hoped but the Rochester Americans clinched a spot in the 2019 Calder Cup Playoffs on their own terms. The team wanted to clinch a spot with a win, not based on other teams losing. Four goals in the third period completed the 6-4 comeback win in …
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