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Chris Taylor

Gameday: Amerks Close out Weekend at Home vs Crunch

The Amerks are back at home today to play against the Syracuse Crunch and close out their first long stretch of games this season.  The Amerks are wrapping up four games in five nights and have so far played well in all of the games.  Last week we knew this weekend would be a test …
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Amerks Come Back to Win in Over Time

Michal Repik scored the game winner in OT to extend the Amerks winning streak to six games with a come from behind victory in Syracuse on Saturday night.  The Amerks were down 2-0 in the first period but found a way to come back and win the game 3-2 in overtime. 3:33 into the first …
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Salak, Taylor, and Brine Lead Amerks to Win

It was close near the end of the third but the Amerks stayed strong on the ice and defeated the Albany River Rats by the final score of 2-1 for their fifth straight win.  The last time the Amerks had a winning streak like this was the start of the 2006/2007 season. The Amerks are …
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4th Straight Win for the Amerks

The Amerks defeated the Binghamton Senators on Wednesday night to extend their winning streak to four games.  The last time the Amerks won four straight was the first week of November 2007.  I have not looked yet to find when the last time they won five straight in fear of jinxing the situation. Assuming this …
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Amerks Special Teams Dominates the Marlies

The Rochester Americans did on Friday night what the Toronto Marlies did to them last season, dominated the game and won big.  This was an exciting game to watch and a game that made me really think that this team is the real deal. The Amerks beat the Toronto Marlies 5-2 with two power play …
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Cheesy Title Time.. Amerks Crunch Syracuse!

If the Amerks can continue the style of game they played on Monday night they should be able to start winning some fans back into the building. Everyone scored who is supposed to score.  The four goals were scored by Chris Taylor, Graham Mink, Jeff Taffe, and Michal Repik.  Four players that are here for …
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Amerks Win off Strong Goaltending and Five Goals

The Rochester Americans defeated the Lake Erie Monsters in a rematch of last weeks opening night contest  The Amerks won the game off of a strong performance in net from Tyler Plante as well as five goals scored by the offense. Waitaminute… Strong goaltending and five goals leads to a a win.  I don’t think …
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Amerks Release Bonneau; Limited Roster Spots

The Amerks announced on Wednesday that they released forward Jimmy Bonneau from his PTO contract after only one regular season game.  It’s probably safe to assume that management was unhappy with his performance during the home opener against the Lake Erie Monsters. There were a number of players who did not perform well during that …
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Amerks Lose Home Opener in Overtime

The Rochester Americans home opener on Saturday night was supposed to have ended with a win and made headlines on the 11 o’clock news casts.  It didn’t really end that way.. but it wasn’t a bad game. A few changes at the arena for the new season were positives.  The new team store had some …
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Amerks Season has High Expectations

The Rochester Americans open their 54th season in the American Hockey League tonight against the Lake Erie Monsters at Blue Cross Arena.  The past is the past.  It’s a clean slate.  It’s a new season.  It’s time for the actions of the dream team to finally pay off. What is the dream team you ask?  …
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Bonneau Signs, Friday Morning Practice, Party Deck

The Amerks are on the ice this morning for possibly the last practice before their first game on Saturday night at home against the Lake Erie Monsters.  As of right now Benoit Groulx has tomorrow morning scheduled off but that could change any at any minute. Post Practice Update: Jimmy Bonneau and Jon Landry signed …
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Fitzpatrick to Captain Amerks for Second Straight Season

(Rochester, NY)… The Rochester Americans announced today the captains for the 2009-10 American Hockey League season. Local hockey product Rory Fitzpatrick will serve as team captain for the second straight season, while veteran forwards Chris Taylor and Graham Mink have been appointed alternates. Head Coach Benoit Groulx announced the captains just two days prior to …
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