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Jack Quinn stands out in debut in Amerks shootout win

The Rochester Americans played their first home game on a Thursday night in almost 10 years and the spotlight of the night goes to Jack Quinn who played in his first professional game. He was on the ice for opening face off paired with veteran forwards JS Dea and Remi Elie. He had an assist …
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Process, Not outcome. A young Amerks teams shows promise in opening loss.

The Rochester Americans opened their 65th season with a 3-2 loss to the Utica Comets in an empty Blue Cross Arena. It was as surreal as one would think. A closed parking garage, no one preaching from the sidewalk before entering the building, an empty atrium, empty hallways, and no high fives from the Moose. …
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Amerks 2020-2021 Training Camp Roster

The Rochester Americans will open training camp Friday morning with an intimate 16 man roster of two goalies, four defensemen, and ten forwards. Where’s the rest of the roster? That remains to be seen but the organization will have to add more players by the time the season starts on February 5. There’s a lot …
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Recap: Frustration has Arrived and Another Overtime Loss for Luukkonen

It was another night for the Rochester Americans where they had more scoring chances than the other team but unfortunately results are based on goals, not chances. The Cleveland Monsters capitalized on what few they did have and departed Rochester with a 3-2 win and giving goalie Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen his second overtime loss in his …
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Recap: Syracuse was Silenced by Mittelstadt

Anyone that has ever been to a hockey game in Syracuse knows that the building can be loud, fans can be obnoxious, and the announcer can sound like he’s headlining a wrestling event. The best way to overcome all of those things is to win a hockey game and that’s what the Rochester Americans did …
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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: 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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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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Recap: Overtime Loss to Toronto but the Point Streak Continues

The good news is that the Rochester Americans have points in nine straight games and haven’t lost a game in regulation since October 30th. The bad news is that they gave up points in the overtime loss to a division rival. It’s not really all that bad considering the fact that Rochester played with 10 …
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Recap: Amerks Extend Winning Streak to Five with a Close 4-2 Win

The Rochester Americans extended their winning streak Saturday night to five games with a close 4-2 win on the road against the Binghamton Devils. The game didn’t match the best game of the season from Friday night but a strong team effort for 57 minutes allowed them to hold on for the win. John Gilmour …
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Recap: Six Different Goal Scorers in Shutout Win Over Utica

The Rochester Americans flipped the script Saturday night in Utica compared to their last visit by scoring six goals from six different goal scorers. The team scored two short handed goals, a power play goal, and three even strength. Andrew Hammond earned his first shutout of the season. Rochester last played in Utica on October …
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