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Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins

Another One Goal Loss, Pens Defeat Amerks in the Shootout

The Amerks picked up a point again on the road against a tough Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins team which is better than nothing.  It came down to the skills competition where Eric Tangradi scored in the eighth round scoring top corner glove side on Drew MacIntyre for the win.  These one goal losses and one point games …
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Gameday: Maturing Amerks Hit the Road Again; Morrisonn and Tropp Return

The Amerks hit the road again for the start of a busy almost second half of the season.  They’ll be playing three games in three nights starting tonight against the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins and then Binghamton Senators and then closing out the weekend against the Hershey Bears on Sunday.  The team will play every Friday and …
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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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Amerks Home Opener had Some Awesome and Some Booing

The game that was played for 60 minutes on the ice pretty much speaks for itself.  The team was outplayed by a more skilled Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins team.  Going into further detail really won’t accomplish much and does anyone really want to discuss it further?  It’s only two games into the season, there’s absolutely no reason …
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Weekend Recap: Two Losses, A Goalie Scored and Steiner Sent to Reading

The Amerks lost two games on the road this weekend and sent Daniel Steiner back to Reading.  That’s the weekend in one sentence.  I took the weekend off from watching Amerks hockey and apparently I did not miss all that much but felt the need to write a recap of the weekend. ** Daniel Steiner …
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Mike Sgroi is Passionate about Hockey and Fighting

When the name Mike Sgroi is brought up in the world of hockey fighters you’ll get responses ranging from a great heavyweight fighter that can skate to someone who is a lunatic, a cancer in the locker room, and a whack job with a highly inflated ego. Some of things may have been true years …
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Tough Guy Mike Sgroi Invited to Amerks Camp

The calls for an enforcer for the upcoming season could be answered, tough guy Mike Sgroi has been invited to the Amerks training camp on a tryout contract.  Thanks to Lyndsay Kramer (covers the Syracuse Crunch) for reporting the info. Apparently Ted Nolan has shown interest in Sgroi and called to invite him to camp.  …
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Amerks 2009-2010 Schedule Released

The day has finally arrived for the 2009/2010 American Hockey League schedule!  Time to start planning road trips. If you’re looking for start times check here. Here’s the full schedule: [table id=7 /] [table id=8 /] [table id=9 /] [table id=10 /] [table id=11 /] [table id=12 /] [table id=13 /] Here’s the early season …
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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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