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Keith Wozniak

Podcast: Amerks Weekly Season Two Episode One

Welcome to season two and episode one of the Amerks weekly podcast on Beyond The Blade between myself, Keith Wozniak, and Chad DeDominicis from Die By the Blade. It’s a short podcast where we discuss what’s currently going on with the Rochester Americans and what’s happened since the previous episode. It’s also the only podcast …
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Recap: Amerks Lose in Overtime to Springfield

Overtime games and special teams is what has been talked about the most for the Rochester Americans through nine games this season. After a 7-6 overtime win Saturday night in Syracuse the Amerks traveled to Springfield for a Sunday game at 5pm and lose 2-1 in overtime. Springfield scored both goals on the power play …
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Recap: Pilut Overtime Goal Leads Amerks to a 7-6 Win

The Rochester Americans scored ten seconds into the third period to tie the game and then had to score with only 12 seconds left in the third period to tie the game again and force overtime. The final score of 7-6 is an obvious sign that this game wasn’t a goalie dual at all. Andrew …
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Recap: Five Different Goal Scorers Carry Amerks to a 5-1 Win

The questions Wednesday morning were about shots, scoring, and the power play. Wednesday night the Rochester Americans took care of all three in a 5-1 win over the Hershey Bears where five different players scored goals and one of those was on the power play. After the game Gord Dineen said, “Tonight we were not …
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Luukkonnen Participates in First Practice of the Season

The Rochester Americans returned to practice late Monday morning and they were joined by goalie Ukko-Pekka Luukkonnen who was participating in his first team practice of the season. “It’s really great to be back at practice after a long rehab,” Luukkonnen said after practice. “Just trying to get all of the joy out of it …
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Recap: Comets Scored Seven and Rocked the Amerks

The Rochester Americans traveled to play the Utica Comets for a Saturday night game and got rocked by a 7-1 score. The first nine minutes of the game had Rochester leading the way but everything fell apart once Utica scored twice within 44 seconds. Tage Thompson scored the Amerks only goal with assists to Sean …
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Recap: Nathan Gerbe Leads Monsters to Shootout Win

A familiar name to Buffalo Sabres fans made sure his name was repeated after every Cleveland Monsters goal which carried his team to a 4-3 shootout win Friday night in Rochester. Gerbe had a primary assist on all three regulation goals and then scored the only shootout goal. The game had the chances to be …
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Weekend Preview: Amerks Play Twice, Lawrence Pilut Expected Back

The Rochester Americans return to home ice tonight for only their second home game of the season and face off against the Cleveland Monsters. The Amerks traveled last weekend for a three in three and returned home with two wins and a loss. They are currently 3-1 this season. Big news for tonight’s game is …
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Recap: Thompson Scores Shootout Winner after Third Period Comeback

The first 40 minutes didn’t go as planned for the Rochester Americans down by two goals but the team wasn’t ready for a loss and a longer than necessary bus ride back home. Tage Thompson helped carry the work load in the third period to start a comeback and eventually scored the game winner. Remi Elie …
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Recap: Providence Wins off a Late Third Period Goal

The Amerks lost their first game of the season (it’s only the third game) after a late goal by Providence in the third period with only 63 seconds left on the clock. The Amerks started the game strong but went downhill as it went. Could’ve been a case of Providence having Friday night off but …
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