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Utica Comets

Recap: Amerks Weekend Saved by Luukkonen

This weekend belonged to rookie goaltender Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen with back to back wins for the Rochester Americans. He was perfect Saturday night in the shootout and then made two massive saves in the last 35 seconds of the game Sunday afternoon to complete the winning weekend. It wasn’t a perfect weekend but it was a …
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Recap: Justin Bailey Game Winner Defeats the Amerks

The Rochester Americans were sent home with a regulation loss off a power play goal by a familiar name, Justin Bailey. The Comets won 3-2 with two power play goals. Taylor Leier scored both goals for Rochester. The game was penalty filled with both teams being called for six minors. With the win the Comets …
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Preview: Amerks New Years Eve Game in Utica

The Rochester Americans (20-7-2-2) are on the road this afternoon in Utica (19-10-2-2) for an early evening game to finish off the 2019 calendar year. It’s a rare Tuesday game and an unusual 5pm start but it’ll give everyone enough time for the game to be played and enjoy the evening. There’s only two points …
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Recap: Late Goal Leads Utica to Victory

The Amerks head into the Christmas break sitting at 19 wins after a 4-3 loss Saturday night on home ice to the Utica Comets. The game winning goal was scored with 87 seconds left in the third courtesy of a bounce. Two power play goals and a short handed goal for Rochester weren’t enough for …
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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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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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Weekend Preview: Amerks Play Twice, Lawrence Pilut Expected Back

The Rochester Americans return to home ice tonight for only their second home game of the season and face off against the Cleveland Monsters. The Amerks traveled last weekend for a three in three and returned home with two wins and a loss. They are currently 3-1 this season. Big news for tonight’s game is …
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Amerks Score Three in the Third, Wedgewood Earns Fifth Shutout

A slow 40 minutes of play opened up in the final 12 minutes of the game when the Amerks scored three goals to win 3-0 against the Utica Comets. Scott Wedgewood made 30 saves for his 25th win and fifth shutout. The only thing notable from the first period was a ridiculous game misconduct call …
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A Big Stretch of Six in Nine Before a Break

In recent weeks it’s been said that the upcoming games are the biggest games of the season and that continues to hold true heading into this weekend as the Rochester Americans have slipped to second place for essentially the first time all season. There have been a couple of times based on points percentage they …
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Wedgewood Earns a Big Road Win in Utica

The team practiced hard as intended on Monday, talked the talk leading up to the game on Wednesday night, and followed it up with a 60 minute effort on the road to beat Utica by a score of 3-1. It was a near perfect game with a 30 save night from Scott Wedgewood for his …
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Right Now There’s no Bigger Week than this Week

There’s 21 games remaining in the regular season for the Rochester Americans and the North Division race is closer than it has been all season. The team plays road games tonight in Utica, Saturday in Syracuse, and finishes the week at home on Sunday when they host Syracuse. Three divisional games with two against the …
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Reid Boucher Hat Trick Ends the Amerks Point Streak

The Rochester Americans had a 10 game point streak come to an end after a regulation loss Saturday night on the road in Utica. Over the the last 11 games the team has a record of 7-1-1-2. A quick recap is that the Amerks had a 2-0 lead after the first period with goals from …
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