Springfield Thunderbirds

Recap: Amerks Lose in Overtime to Springfield

Overtime games and special teams is what has been talked about the most for the Rochester Americans through nine games this season. After a 7-6 overtime win Saturday night in Syracuse the Amerks traveled to Springfield for a Sunday game at 5pm and lose 2-1 in overtime. Springfield scored both goals on the power play …
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Recap: Amerks Win 2-1 on the Road in Springfield

After a week off the Amerks took some time to get their game going and finished with a 2-1 win on the road in Springfield. Kevin Porter and Andrew Oglevie scored the goals and Andrew Hammond finished with 20 saves in the first road game of the season. Tage Thompson was dominant again and was …
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Top Center Jean-Sebastien Dea Signed to a Two-Year Deal

The top center position was filled today for Rochester when the Buffalo Sabres signed Jean-Sebastien Dea to a two-year contract (one-way both seasons) that will pay him the league minimum $700k. That’s a big raise from the $200k he was earning in the minors last season. Dea is a top center in the American League …
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Victor Olofsson Hat Trick Delivers Revenge and Free Burritos

There’s times when everything goes better than expected and that’s what happened on Friday night when the Rochester Americans delivered a 7-1 defeat to the Springfield Thunderbirds while wearing the classic stars and stripes jerseys for Hall of Fame night. Springfield and Rochester played each other once earlier in the season when Springfield scored seven …
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Weekend Preview – Careers are made on Sundays

The Rochester Americans are on the road this weekend against Springfield, Providence and Hartford for three games in less than 48 hours. This is their first of five sets of three games in three days this season, up from three last year. In those nine games last season the team finished with a 4-2-2-1 record. With …
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Amerks Defeat Springfield to Continue Success on the Road

The Amerks continued their road success on Friday night defeating the Springfield Thunderbirds 2-1. Linus Ullmark got the win in net with 18 saves to extend the teams road record to 7-1-3-1. Rochester dominated play through the first period and didn’t allow a shot against Ullmark until six minutes into the first period. Seth Griffith …
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