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Toronto Marlies

Seth Griffith Earned the Call Up

The day after the NHL trade deadline the Jason Botterill era has shown yet another sign that things are different. The Buffalo Sabres were in need of a forward when Kyle Okposo’s wife went into labor, they called up Seth Griffith, a leading scorer on the Rochester Americans this season. Seems logical but in the …
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Justin Bailey Shines but Amerks Skid Continues

The headline had the potential to say Justin Bailey shines in Amerks win but just like nine of the last 10 games the Amerks lose again. It’s the same thing game after game, the team does’t play a full 60 minutes and it results in a loss. In the 56th game of the season they …
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Gameday Notes: Amerks Need Wins, Not Just Words

As the Amerks head into the 55th game of the season the words start to become meaningless without actions to back them up. Since January 10th the Amerks have an overall record of 4-6-5-3. Within the North Division they’re 2-5-4-3. In that same time the Marlies are 12-3-0-1 overall and 10-2-0-0 within the North. One team is 12-4 …
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Gameday: Amerks at Marlies, Depth and Talking with Danforth

The Rochester Americans finish their lengthy set of road games this weekend on the road tonight in Toronto and Saturday night in Belleville. Rochester and Toronto have split the season series 1-1. Toronto won the first game 3-2 in Rochester. Rochester won the second game 2-0 in Toronto. Rochester and Belleville have played four times …
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Ullmark and Team Shutout the Marlies

The Rochester Americans shutout the Toronto Marlies on Friday night and at least for now moved into first place in the North Division. This was the first time the Marlies have been shutout all season. The Amerks also continue with their road success as the only AHL team to have one regulation loss on the …
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Recapping Another Excellent Weekend for the Amerks

It’s another Monday morning in Rochester, NY and the Rochester Americans are coming off of another weekend that should be talked about with a win and a loss. A week ago the team finished the weekend with a three day road trip with three games in less than 48 hours and finished with 5 out …
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Notes and Quotes for Tonights Amerks vs Marlies Game

There’s some excitement and anticipation for tonights hockey game at the War Memorial between the Toronto Marlies and Rochester Americans. The Marlies are the number one team in The AHL but the Amerks aren’t too far behind overall in the league. In the division there’s a four point spread between the two teams. “We understand …
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Seth Griffith Clears Waivers, Amerks Gain Offensive Strength

A November miracle has occurred, a player destined for the Rochester Americans wasn’t claimed off of waiver. Seth Griffith has cleared waivers and will join the Amerks. (Featured picture: Seth Griffith, Buffalo Sabres vs Carolina Hurricanes Pre-season game at KeyBank Center. Photo by Bill Wippert. September 18, 2017) Griffith has averaged just under a point per …
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Amerks Sign Defenseman Stuart Percy to PTO

The Amerks added some more experience to the blue line on Thursday by signing Stuart Percy to a professional tryout. He has a combined 226 games between the AHL & NHL which gives the team more experience on the blue line without counting against The AHL’s ridiculous vet limit. Percy was drafted 25th by the …
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That was It. Marlies Dominate and Sweep the Amerks. Season Over.

It’s time to be honest for a moment and simply say that game stunk.  The Toronto Marlies swept the Rochester Americans in three games to advance to the second round of the playoffs.  The series was a dominating performance by the Marlies that just completely exposed the faults of the Rochester Americans roster, especially in …
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