Thatcher Demko

Preview: Amerks Host Comets Tonight in Rochester

The Rochester Americans are back on home ice tonight against thruway rival and divisional opponent Utica Comets in front of what should be a lively post Thanksgiving crowd. It’s the first of two games this weekend, they’ll play on the road in Binghamton on Saturday night. These two teams have played twice this season and Rochester …
Read more

Two High Sticks and a Turnover Results in Another Loss

The Rochester Americans made more mistakes than the Utica Comets and it cost them the game. Utica scored one power play goal that went off of Justin Bailey’s stick, a 5 on 3 power play goal and then a turnover at the Amerks blue line. The post game report doesn’t need more than that. Wednesday night …
Read more

Comets Defeat the Amerks Again

The Utica Comets defeated the Rochester Americans again. The good news is that the two teams only play one more time in the regular season and hopefully that’s it. The Comets have had the Amerks number all season and won again on Wednesday night in the second straight shootout. The season series is now 6-1-1-1 …
Read more

Amerks Look to Stop Downward Trend After Losses

The second half of the season isn’t off to a good start for the Rochester Americans. A blowout loss followed by a shootout loss. They’ve only scored one goal in two games including an overtime session. They also had a penalty shot and three shootout attempts they weren’t able to score in. Utica gained another …
Read more

Gameday vs Utica; Recap of Friday and Saturday

The story for the Monday afternoon home game will be how the Amerks respond to a big loss against the Syracuse Crunch on Saturday night. The 1pm game vs the Utica Comets will be the eighth of ten games between the two teams this season. The season series right now has the Comets at an advantage …
Read more

Game Recap and Notes: Flat on Friday the 13th, Paetsch Injured, Playing as a Team

The Amerks started the season with two wins over the Syracuse Crunch and with only one game this weekend they should’ve come out but the opposite happened, they fell flat from the start. The rest of the game was an uphill battle they weren’t able to recover from. (Featured photo courtesy of Amerks.com) “We weren’t …
Read more