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Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins

Amerks Signed Four Contracts – Three Returning, One New

The Rochester Americans finished the first week of free agency by signing three players to return for the 2019-2020 season and one new player. Forwards Eric Cornel, Tyler Randell, and Nathan Paetsch all re-signed for an additional season in Rochester. The new player to the organization will be Jarrett Burton who has spent the past …
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Top Center Jean-Sebastien Dea Signed to a Two-Year Deal

The top center position was filled today for Rochester when the Buffalo Sabres signed Jean-Sebastien Dea to a two-year contract (one-way both seasons) that will pay him the league minimum $700k. That’s a big raise from the $200k he was earning in the minors last season. Dea is a top center in the American League …
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Zach Redmond Ties a Franchise Record in Amerks Win

Milestones and tying franchise records are a lot more enjoyable when the team wins and the Rochester Americans did just that on Friday night in a 5-4 win on the road against the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. Zach Redmond scored two goals to reach 18 goals this season and tie the franchise record for goals by a …
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Scott Wilson Looks to Win, Score, and Enjoy the Bus Trips

The Buffalo Sabres announced on Tuesday that they placed Scott Wilson on waivers with the intentions of assigning him to the Rochester Americans. On Wednesday afternoon he cleared waivers and was on the ice with the Amerks for practice. Wilson hasn’t played a game this season with the Sabres due to an ankle injury. He’s …
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Colin Blackwell Suspended for Two Games

The AHL announced this morning that Colin Blackwell has been suspended for two games “as a consequence of his actions in a game vs. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Feb. 16.” Blackwell was suspended under the provisions of AHL Rule 28.1 (supplementary discipline). He’ll miss the game today against Binghamton and also February 21 vs Syracuse. Unless something …
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Amerks Steamrolled the Penguins

The story of the game was the mind boggling 12 goals that the Rochester Americans scored on Friday night on the way to a 12-3 win over the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. “It was an emotional win,” Criscuolo said. “We had a lot of guys who played with Wilkes-Barre last year and returned a few guys to …
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Game Preview: Amerks Host Penguins

It’s gameday in Rochester with the Amerks hosting the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. The team will also be inducting Marty Biron into the Amerks Hall of Fame. It’s a must win weekend for Rochester. They’re on a five game losing streak and only two wins in the last 12 games. Only one of those was in regulation. …
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Amerks End the Week with a 60 Minute Win

This Amerks team is fun. It’s only 22 games into the season but they’re playing as a team that should make those proud that have previously represented the logo. The team defeated the league leading Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins on Saturday night after two subpar performances. And without a top six forward that was called up. Eric …
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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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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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