Doug Janik

Casey Nelson Assigned to Rochester, Hall of Fame Night Preview

It’s a Friday in February which means it’s time for the Rochester Americans Hall of Fame night. The Amerks will induct Doug Janik and Steve Langdon into the Hall of Fame this year. “It’s something to reflect on,” Brendan Guhle said when asked about the Hall of Fame night. “Theres a lot of good players that …
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Amerks Season is Down to the last Two Games after 5-4 Loss in OT

This is it folks.  There’s two regular season games left for the Rochester Americans and the race is close.  The Amerks are not out of the playoff race just yet but if they want to make it they can’t afford to lose a game.  It sure does sound familiar, the Sabres were in the same …
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Griffins 3 Goals in Under 3 Minutes Defeats Amerks; Gongalsky vs Piche

The Amerks lost on Wednesday night and there’s two ways you could look at the standings after this game.  The glass half empty way is that the Amerks are following the Buffalo Sabres lead and slowly sinking in the standings.  There’s only four points that separates the Amerks from the Rockford IceHogs who are in …
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Gameday Thoughts and Lineup: Griffins at Amerks

The Amerks are coming off of their first win on the season on Friday night when they defeated the Lake Erie Monsters by the score of 3-1.  The team played a better game offensively connecting more passes which resulted in less costly turnovers. The Griffins and Pirates didn’t play each other at all last season …
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Amerks Spoil the Griffins Streak, Salak Wins his Tenth

The Amerks played spoilers on Saturday night by defeating the Grand Rapids Griffins and ending the Griffins nine game winning streak and also handed the Griffins their first home loss of the season. Alexander Salak won his 10th game of the season by saving 33 of the 34 shots he faced.  Is it too early …
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Florida Panthers Draft Defenseman Dmitry Kulikov

The Florida Panthers drafted defenseman Dmitry Kulikov with their first round pick (14th overall) in this years NHL draft.  Kulikov is only 18 years old which means he would not appear in an Amerks uniform until at least the 2010-2011 season.  The 2008-2009 season in the QMJHL with Drummondville was his first in North America.  …
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