Mark Mancari

Victor Olofsson Named October AHL Player of the Month

Victor Olofsson finished his first month of professional North American hockey as a league leading scorer, earned an AHL player of the week honor and capped it off being named AHL player of the month. “Its an honor,” Olofsson said after practice on Friday morning. “I’m very happy and it’s the kind of start I …
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Tough Loss On the Road, Portland Wins 6-3

Playing against a team that has nothing to lose is probably the worst team to play against.  That proved true on Thursday night in Buffalo at HSBC Arena when the Amerks 11 game winning streak came to an end.  Portland was the better team on Thursday night and they won 6-3. “You have to give …
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Amerks Lose Second Preseason Game

Something familiar happened on Sunday evening, the Amerks lost to the Crunch.  The final score was 4-1, the fourth goal was on an empty net. If you showed up to the game expecting to see some finesse hockey you would have been let down.  The games going on in the other rinks were probably smoother …
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Live From the AHL All-Star Game; Amerks Brodeur Starting

It’s night number two of the AHL All-Star Classic event and time for the actual game.  Mike Brodeur of the Rochester Americans is getting the start in goal for Team Canada.  Brian Elliott of the Binghamton Senators was slated to get the start but when the Ottawa Senators called him up the starting position shifted …
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2009 AHL All-Star Classic Voting; Which Amerk Should Represent the team?

The American Hockey League has announced that 2009 AHL All-Star Classic Fan Balloting presented by Reebok will began today (Monday, December 8) at noon EST, exclusively on the official Web site of the AHL, theahl.com/balloting Fans will have the opportunity to vote for the most deserving AHL players by visiting theahl.com and completing the official …
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