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Brayton Wilson
February 13, 2019 - 9:05 am
The month of January was a nice rebound for the Rochester Americans after and up-and-down month of December that saw the team falling out of the top spot in the North Division. In 10 games in January, the Amerks went 6-2-2 to improve their overall record to 26-13-3-1 and 56 points. That helped the...
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Brayton Wilson
January 18, 2019 - 11:37 am
The Rochester Americans have officially reached the halfway point of the 2018-19 season, and currently sit with a 23-13-2-0 record and atop the North Division standings. This season has already been an interesting ride for the Amerks, but they come out of the first half of the season as one of the...
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Brayton Wilson
November 07, 2018 - 1:50 pm
The Rochester Americans finished the month of October as one of the best teams in the American Hockey League. It did not start that way as the Amerks dropped their first two games of the season to the Charlotte Checkers at Blue Cross Arena, getting out-played and looking like formidable from start...
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Brayton Wilson
October 22, 2018 - 1:15 pm
The Rochester Americans had its five-game win streak snapped on Saturday night with a 5-4 overtime loss to the Belleville Senators, but they continue to stand as one of the strongest teams in the entire American Hockey League. After a dominating 6-1 win over the Utica Comets on Wednesday , the...
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Brayton Wilson
October 18, 2018 - 11:24 am
The Rochester Americans look like a completely different team from their opening weekend of the 2018-19 season. After losing the first two games of the year against the Charlotte Checkers, the Amerks have responded with four straight wins, including a 6-1 romping of the Utica Comets on Wednesday...
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Brayton Wilson
October 06, 2018 - 10:30 pm
Rochester, NY (WGR 550) - It was not the opening weekend the Rochester Americans had envisioned when they dropped the puck on the 2018-19 season on Friday. The Amerks opened the season with two home matchups against the Charlotte Checkers at Blue Cross Arena, only to drop both decisions and be out-...
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Brayton Wilson
October 04, 2018 - 10:39 am
The 2018-19 campaign for the Buffalo Sabres gets started on Thursday with their season opener against the Boston Bruins at KeyBank Center. The Sabres are looking to bounce back from last season after the team finished in 31st place with a 25-45-12 record and just 62 points. General manager Jason...
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Kyle Powell
October 01, 2018 - 5:11 pm
The Buffalo Sabres announced a trio of roster moves on Monday ahead of their 2018-19 regular season opener on Thursday against the Boston Bruins at KeyBank Center. The team has sent forward Alex Nylander, along with defensemen Brendan Guhle and Brandon Hickey to the Rochester Americans to trim the...
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Paul Hamilton
September 26, 2018 - 10:08 pm
Pittsburgh, PA (WGR 550) - Justin Bailey is starting his fourth pro season after being draft in the second round of the 2013 draft. He’s played 52 NHL games and 159 AHL games. Bailey has just five goals and three assists in the show, but he does have a 23-goal season and a 20-goal season in...
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September 26, 2018 - 7:16 pm
Phil Kessel scored twice and Matt Murray made 21 saves on Wednesday night as the Pittsburgh Penguins rout the Buffalo Sabres, 5-1 to hand Buffalo its fourth straight preseason loss. The only Buffalo goal came courtesy of Alexander Nylander in the second period. Kessel's first two goals of the...
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