Blake Pietila

Amerks Punched Their Playoff Ticket with a Comeback Win

It took a little longer than the team had hoped but the Rochester Americans clinched a spot in the 2019 Calder Cup Playoffs on their own terms. The team wanted to clinch a spot with a win, not based on other teams losing. Four goals in the third period completed the 6-4 comeback win in …
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Amerks Lose Due to Turnovers and Another Slow Start

On Wednesday afternoon there was an article posted here about the Rochester Americans having a team meeting last week where they talked about getting back to playing the right way and being a better team. That all sounded great but those thoughts were¬† apparently sent down the Genesee River on Wednesday night before the game …
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Amerks Bounce Back with a Saturday Night Win

The Rochester Americans bounced back on Saturday night for a 4-3 win in Binghamton after what the team considered one of the most disappointing losses of the season on Friday. Breaking down the game into three one period games the Amerks won each period and won the game. Rochester came out playing fast in the …
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Overtime Loss to the Last Place Devils

The Amerks found a way to get a point on Saturday night in Binghamton battling back from two goals down but lost 34 seconds into the overtime session. Based on the pace of play if someone didn’t know anything about the two teams they would’ve thought these teams were equals. Binghamton Devils are in last …
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