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2011-2012 The Hockey News AHL Predictions vs End of Season Standings

At the start of every season most publications try and predict the season ending standings, something I would never want the task of doing.  I decided to take a look back at the The Hockey News predictions for the 2011/2012 season compared to the final standings and for the most part they were way off. …
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Four Teams Make Moves Around The AHL

The deadline is Monday at 3pm for American Hockey League teams and their parent clubs in the NHL to make deals and four teams have already done so.  The four teams are the St Johns IceCaps, Portland Pirates, Peoria Rivermen and Texas Stars. Stay tuned to see if the Sabres and/or Ron Rolston think that …
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Drew MacIntyre Starts for the Amerks; Stuart Sent Back and a Possibility

The Amerks are back on home ice tonight at the War Memorial against the Texas Stars for their third of nine home games this month.  The last time the two teams met on December 17th the Stars came back from a 2-0 deficit to win 6-2.  The Amerks had a great start before giving up …
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Losing Texas Trip Ends Today Against Houston; Stuart Injured and Out a Month

When fans begin to panic there’s often another voice that will say ‘it’s only December’ or ‘there’s still 48 more games to be played’ but things are starting to look very bleak for this Rochester Americans team.  The Amerks were shot down big time by the Texas Stars on Saturday night by the final score …
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Amerks Weekend in Texas, Week in Review

The Amerks are on a long road trip to Texas and will be looking for a big weekend full of wins to put this last three in three behind them and gain some ground in the standings.  They’ll play the Rampage on Friday, Stars on Saturday and Aero’s on Sunday.  All three games are must …
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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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Amerks Jersey Ranked 2nd by The Hockey News

The Hockey News ranked jerseys last year based on the teams logo, this year they decided to go by patches, striping, and piping to rank the jerseys.  I also need to mention colors as well. The Amerks were ranked second for a “Classic crest with a clean look to it.”  I’m not quite sure how …
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Off Season Changes in the AHL

Just in case you’ve been enjoying the summer, here’s what has been going on around the American Hockey League in terms of changes in cities, affiliations, divisions, and rules. New Cities / New Team The Quad City Flames moved from Moline, Illinois to Abbotsford, British Columbia and and are now called the Abbotsford Heat.  They …
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American Hockey League Teams on Twitter

As the 2009/2010 season approaches it appears as if the American Hockey League is finally represented within the Twitter universe. Twitter is a great service for sports fans due to the fact that news can usually be summed up in less than 140 characters leaving out all of the extra fluff that accompanies articles. If …
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