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Keith Wozniak

Recap: Amerks Lose in Charlotte

The game Tuesday night in Charlotte started off on the right path with Rasmus Asplund scoring just 41 seconds into game but they were only able to hold onto the lead for less than half a period. Charlotte was the better team throughout and won 4-2 to extend the Amerks losing streak to three games. …
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Recap: Amerks Shutout in Toronto

The Rochester Americans did everything wrong Friday night and they followed it up Saturday afternoon by doing a lot of things right in Toronto but the one thing they couldn’t do was score a goal. Something that’s important in a hockey game. The Marlies won 4-0 with two of those goals being scored on an …
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Recap: Winning Streak Ended by the Crunch

If you stayed home from the Amerks game Friday night because of the weather in Rochester I can let you know right away that you didn’t miss anything. The six game winning streak vanished as if it never existed during the 5-2 loss to the Syracuse Crunch. Is it the end of the season? Not …
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Preview: Amerks Look to Extend Winning Streak to Seven

The Rochester Americans have gone from one extreme to another and it couldn’t have come at a better time. Just over two weeks ago the team won in overtime to snap a depressing seven game losing streak and tonight the team is playing for another win to extend the winning streak to seven games. The last …
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Amerks Riding a Winning Streak Following All-Star Break

Losing streak? What losing streak? The Rochester Americans return to action tonight following the All-Star break to kick off the final 33 games of the season riding a three game winning streak. Two of the last three games had some moments but each game was a couple steps in the right direction following a dreaded …
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Jonas Johansson Competed in AHL All-Star Skills Competition

Jonas Johansson went from Syracuse, NY one night to Ontario, CA the next to take part in the 2020 AHL All-Star Classic Skills Competition. The Buffalo Sabres prospect and Rochester Americans number one goalie competed in three different events – Rapid Fire, Pass and Score, and Breakaway Relay. Johansson was one of seven goalies to …
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Recap: Luukkonen Helps Earn A Point in Another Loss

The Rochester Americans officially reached the halfway point of their season Friday night by forcing overtime and earning a point in a shootout loss to the Cleveland Monsters. The bad news is that Rochester is on a five game losing streak and has lost nine of their last 12 games. The worst stretch of the …
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Luukkonen Called up From Cincinnati for One Week

The Rochester Americans made a roster move Sunday morning by announcing that 20 year old goalie Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen has been called up from the Cincinnati Cyclones. In 20 games with the Cyclones he has a 12-5-3 record with a 0.917 save percentage including three shutouts and a 2.12 goals against average. He was also selected …
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Recap: Amerks Lose Fourth Straight Collapsing in Syracuse

The Rochester Americans season has taken a big turn and not in the good way. The Amerks had a 2-0 lead, 3-1 lead, 4-2 lead, and then lost 5-4. The team has now lost four straight, only one win in their last seven, and they’ve lost eight of their last 11. Andrew Hammond has now …
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Recap: Amerks Panicked as Belleville Scored on Turnovers

The Rochester Americans are in a tough spot right now and they know it. Friday night the team gave up a 5-1 loss to the Belleville Senators. What happened? Take your pick as to the reason. Defensive lapses, turnovers, goaltending, lack of scoring, composure, and even some panicking. Unfortunately the worst game of the season …
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