The Rochester Americans couldn’t keep it together tonight in a 5-3 loss to the Manitoba Moose.Â This is the 8th loss in a row against the MooseÂ stretching back to the 2006-07 season.Â
Manitoba scored twice in the first period.Â The Amerks did score a goal in the first but, with luck on MacIntyre’s side, he scooped it out of the net before the ref could see it.Â The Amerks only had four shots in the first period.
Coming into the second period, the Amerks still couldn’t pick it up immediately.Â Only 1:42 into the period, Manitoba scored a short handed goal on the Amerks.Â 5:34 in, the Americans scored their “first” goal of the night.Â The Amerks left the second period down 4-1.
In the third period, both Globke and Meyer scored.Â This was Globke’s 4th goal of the season and Meyer’s 7th goal of the season.Â Manitoba scored one more in the third to make the final score 5-3.
Mark Mancari wrapped up his 14th assist of the season tonight.
Adam Dennis saved 32 out of 37 shots tonight against the Moose.Â The Amerks need to start to keep the shots down if they want to win these games.Â
Tomorrow, the Amerks take their first trip of the season south to take on the Binghamton Senators.Â In their last meeting here in Rochester, the Amerks lost a heart breaker in the third period 5-4.Â This game will be the second of eight the two teams will have against each other.Â The game starts at 6:05 p.m. and will also be broadcast live on Hot Talk 1280 WHTK, whtk.com and B2 networks.
On Friday, the team travels back home for their first game ever against the Lake Erie Monsters.Â This new team is the farm team for the Colorado Avalanche.Â This is the first of six games the two teams will play this season.Â The game starts and 7:35 p.m. and will once again will be broadcast live on Hot Talk 1280 WHTK, whtk.com and B2 networks. The game will also be televised live on Time Warner SportsNet Rochester Channel 26.
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