Dan Collins

2009 Development Camp Roster

The Florida Panthers released the list of players invited to their 2009 Development Camp which starts on Sunday May 31st and runs through June 7th.  The core of the players that will be there are essentially ones that will be playing for the Rochester Americans in the 2009/2010 season. Noticeably absent is Tanner Glass and …
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Cory Schneider Defeats Amerks in Shootout

The Rochester Americans lost to the Mantioba Moose on Wednesday night in a shootout and have extended their winless streak to seven games. It wasn’t a bad game by any means. The officiating was questionable, but not the deciding factor. Mike Keane won the game in the seventh round of the shootout beating Amerks goaltender Mike Brodeur.

The Manitoba Moose have the best record in the American Hockey League. The Rochester Americans are second worst in the league. Games like this make you question whether the other team was having a bad night, or if the Amerks really do have the potential to be a contender next season.

Amerks Announce Clear Day Roster

On Thursday afternoon the Rochester Americans announce their 22 man clear day roster for the remainder of the 08/09 regular season.  It’s yet another sign that the season is quickly coming to a close.  It’s sad that hockey season is winding down, but exciting to REALLY start looking forward to next season.  That’s a whole …
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Keaton Ellerby Assists on Rampage Game Winning Goal

The Rochester Americans finally had the chance to climb out of last place in the league on Sunday, but they failed in a 2-1 loss against the San Antonio Rampage. The Amerks are only trailing the 28th place Springfield Falcons by one point in the standings. The Falcons lost earlier in the day against the …
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Amerks Pickup First Road Win in Houston

The Amerks were able to mess with Texas and pickup their first road win of the season tonight in a 2-1 shootout against the Houston Aeros.  Jacob Micflikier scored the winning goal in the shootout and Mike Brodeur had another stellar game in goal. Brodeur saved 26 of 27 shots through the end of overtime …
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Gameday 11-10-2008: Another Shot At the Moose

Karl Stewart is out on the ice taking some shots today.  Not game ready though…he is in his warmup pants.  I expect him to be ready for Friday’s game.  But, that’s just me. Jack Birch is here watching the team.  I sure hope he doesn’t think because we played one good game on Saturday that …
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Prospects in the Everblades

The Florida Everblades are the ECHL affiliate of the Florida Panthers and Carolina Hurricanes.  They are also the AHL affiliate of the Rochester Americans and Albany River Rats. The Everblades start their 08/09 regular season on Friday night against the Charlotte Checkers.  Incidentally, the Checkers just sign Amerks alumni Sean McMorrow. A number of players …
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