Recap: Late Goal Leads Utica to Victory

The Amerks head into the Christmas break sitting at 19 wins after a 4-3 loss Saturday night on home ice to the Utica Comets. The game winning goal was scored with 87 seconds left in the third courtesy of a bounce. Two power play goals and a short handed goal for Rochester weren’t enough for …
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Recap: A Boring Loss in Binghamton

There’s some hockey games that are boring to watch and Wednesday night in Binghamton that was one of those games. It wasn’t even an exciting defensive battle. Binghamton was finished the game with a 2-1 win. It was only the fifth regulation loss of the season for the Rochester Americans through 27 games of the …
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Casey Mittelstadt Assigned to Rochester

The Buffalo Sabres made a somewhat surprising move Sunday evening when they announced that Casey Mittelstadt was assigned to the Rochester Americans. He had been a healthy scratch for the Buffalo Sabres in three out of their last four games. The surprising part of the move is that the Sabres actually made it. He will …
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Recap: Fifth Shutout Win of the Season in Laval

I’m running out of different ways to say the Rochester Americans won a game but that’s what they did again Saturday night in Laval with a 5-0 win. The team had five different goal scorers and Andrew Hammond earned a career best fourth shutout of the season. This was the Amerks fifth shutout of the …
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Recap: Amerks Hold off Laval in the Third to Win Again

Score more goals than the other team and you’ll win a game and that’s what the Rochester Americans did Friday night on the road in Laval. The Amerks record improved to 17-4-2-2 this season with the 3-2 win. It wasn’t a dominating game like we’ve recently seen but the end result is what counts. Goals …
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Recap: Another Win and Some Returning Players

Another one bites the dust. That’s the song that has played after every Rochester Americans home win and it was played again Wednesday night after the team held off the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins by a score of 4-2. The Amerks improved to 16-4-2-2, they’ve won 11 of their last 14 games, and so far this season …
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Point Streak Comes to An End; Players Returning from Injury

The Rochester Americans point streak of 12 games (10-0-1-1) came to an end Saturday night in a 3-1 loss to the Charlotte Checkers. It was the first regulation loss for the Amerks in 38 days and only the fourth of the season through 23 games. It was also the best point stretch in 15 years …
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Recap: Shutout for Johansson and Four Different Goal Scorers

The Rochester Americans tallied another win Friday night with a shutout win against the Charlotte Checkers and have now gone 154 minutea and three seconds without being scored on. This is a nice little run. The last time a team scored on them was the Cleveland Monsters in the second period on November 30. Rochester …
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Recap: Another Shutout Win Extends the Point Streak to 11 Games

When the injury and call up bug struck the Rochester Americans in early November there was no way anyone could have predicted, other pure sports optimism, that this team would go on an 11 game point streak and go over a month since the last regulation loss. The streak reached 11 with a 4-0 win …
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Recapping the Amerks Winning Month of November

The Rochester Americans finished the month of November with a record of 8-0-1-1 which also included seven wins against North Division teams. It was a month that went better than anyone could have expected due to injuries and players called up to Buffalo. The month was the definition of character and players stepping up and …
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Recap: Andrew Oglevie Hat Trick Leads Amerks to a 3-2 Win

Andrew Oglevie took control of the scoring Saturday night in Cleveland scoring his first career pro hat trick and leading the Rochester Americans to a 3-2 road win. The Amerks finished the month of November with a record of 8-0-1-1 which is a 10 game point streak. The last time the team lost in regulation …
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