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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Recap: Another Loss to Binghamton

Another one bites the dust. That could be the Binghamton Devils locker room song after defeating the Rochester Americans for the third time in three weeks. The last place devils have figured out the first place Amerks and made them pay the price. The only good news from the game was that Casey Mittelstadt extended …
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Recap: Amerks Defeated by Three Goals Against in the Third

The Rochester Americans finished off a set of four road games with a 5-2 loss to the Toronto Marlies. Down by two goals the Amerks were able to tie the game up with goals from Casey Mittelstadt and Lawrence Pilut but a three goal third period by the Marlies sent the team home with a …
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Recap: Amerks Win in OT with Four Different Goal Scorers

The Rochester Americans put together a win for the second Friday in a row against the Belleville Senators and again they had to work for it. Remi Elie scored the game winning goal at 1:01 into overtime to award Rochester the 4-3 win. Sean Malone and JS Dea had two point nights (goal and an …
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Johansson and Pilut Selected for AHL All-Star Classic

Goalie Jonas Johansson and defenseman Lawrence Pilut will join Chris Taylor in representing the Rochester Americans at the 2020 AHL All-Star Classic in Ontario, California. The fourth year goalie is having his best season as a pro and the second year defenseman will get another shot at attending the event. Johansson is second in the …
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Recap: Justin Bailey Game Winner Defeats the Amerks

The Rochester Americans were sent home with a regulation loss off a power play goal by a familiar name, Justin Bailey. The Comets won 3-2 with two power play goals. Taylor Leier scored both goals for Rochester. The game was penalty filled with both teams being called for six minors. With the win the Comets …
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Sabres Sign Dalton Smith to a NHL Contract

The Buffalo Sabres surprised everyone Monday morning when they announced that they signed forward Dalton Smith to a one year, two way contract. The deal is worth $700,000 for the remainder of the 2019/2020 season. After signing the contract he joined the Sabres on the ice for practice. Dalton Smith has played each of the …
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Recap: Amerks Shutout by Louise Domingue in Binghamton

After a thrilling home ice win the Amerks travelled to Binghamton where they were shutout 2-0 by Louise Domingue and the Binghamton Devils. It’s the second loss to Binghamton in a week and a half for this Rochester team. Louise Domingue made 32 relatively easy saves in holding the Amerks off of the scoreboard to …
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Chris Taylor to Coach at the 2020 AHL All-Star Classic

Chris Taylor has secured the North Division coaching berth for the 2020 AHL All-Star Classic. Taylor will be Rochester’s first All-Star coach since John Tortorella in 1997. AHL All-Star coaches are selected based on the team with the best record in each of the four divisions at the end of play on December 31. The …
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Recap: Pilut and Leier Created a Thrilling Comeback Win

The roar of the building when the game winning goal was scored with two seconds remaining on the clock is the type of moment that will be remembered. Lawrence Pilut showed extreme patience at a crucial moment waiting an extra couple of seconds to shoot and Taylor Leier took a beating in front of the …
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