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Victor Oreskovich

Panthers Call up Oreskovich and Ellerby

The Florida Panthers booked Victor Oreskovich and Keaton Ellerby on a plane this morning to join the team in St Louis to increase the recent callups from the Rochester Americans to five players.  Earlier in the week Kenndal McArdle, Michal Repik, and Jeff Taffe were called up. Ellerby was called up to play in place …
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Amerks Win Again, Longest Streak Since 2005

The Amerks came into Friday night riding a seven game winning streak that started back on October 12th, two days after they were pretty much destroyed by Albany.  When they left Binghamton on Friday night the Amerks extended the winning streak to eight games, the longest since early 2005. A big concern coming into tonights …
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Gameday: Amerks at Binghamton Senators

The Amerks are back in action tonight on the road against the Binghamton Senators.  These same two teams played nine days ago when the Amerks defeated the Senators by the final score of 4-2. That game was also filled with a lot of action near goaltender Tyler Plante.  That’s also the same game that he …
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Protecting the Goalie; Gameday Amerks vs Rats

The Amerks travel to Albany tonight to try and revenge their only regular season loss of the season.  The Amerks played a lousy game on October and lost 6-1 to the River Rats.  I wrote after that game that the they were slow, they were rarely able to generate consistent offense, and they looked tired. …
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4th Straight Win for the Amerks

The Amerks defeated the Binghamton Senators on Wednesday night to extend their winning streak to four games.  The last time the Amerks won four straight was the first week of November 2007.  I have not looked yet to find when the last time they won five straight in fear of jinxing the situation. Assuming this …
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Gameday: Amerks vs Senators; First of Ten

The Amerks are back on the ice tonight to faceoff against the Binghamton Senators, game time is at 7:05pm at Blue Cross Arena.  It’s the first of ten meetings between the two teams this season.  It’s also only one of two Wednesday night home games this season for the Amerks. The game could see the …
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Tuesday Morning Practice; Pride and Depth

Starting on Wednesday night we’ll start to get an idea of what this years Rochester Americans team is really made of when they start a crazy week of four games in five nights.  They’re home on Wednesday versus the Binghamton Senators, away at Albany on Friday, Syracuse on Saturday, and return home on Sunday to …
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Rats Win Big Against the Amerks; Only the Third Game

The easiest thing to do is just say it, the Amerks were destroyed in Albany on Saturday night.  They were slow, they were rarely able to generate consistent offense, and they looked tired.  There’s no excuses. The team should have been going off the momentum of Friday nights win and carried into Saturday.  Instead it …
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Panthers Sign former Avalanche draft pick Victor Oreskovich

The Florida Panthers announced on Thursday that they have agreed to terms with RW Victor Oreskovich on a two way contract.  Oreskovich has been in Rochester waiting for the contract to be finalized and is now waiting for visa issues to be cleared up so that he can play. Oreskovich had retired from hockey in …
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Amerks Lose Home Opener in Overtime

The Rochester Americans home opener on Saturday night was supposed to have ended with a win and made headlines on the 11 o’clock news casts.  It didn’t really end that way.. but it wasn’t a bad game. A few changes at the arena for the new season were positives.  The new team store had some …
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