Rochester Americans

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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 15, 2018 - 1:43 pm
It was a great week of action for the Rochester Americans, who will enter Wednesday night's action against the Utica Comets with three straight wins after a shaky 0-2 start to the season. The Amerks took care of business in a weekend series with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, taking both games in...
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Brayton Wilson
October 11, 2018 - 7:21 am
Rochester, N.Y. (WGR 550) - After a disappointing opening to the 2018-19 season this past weekend, the Rochester Americans came alive on Wednesday to capture its first win of the year. The Amerks got a stellar performance from their special teams as they killed off 7-of-8 penalties, while...
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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 05, 2018 - 11:47 am
With the 2018-19 season set to begin for the Rochester Americans on Friday, the team has announced their opening night roster of 26 players on Thursday. The roster is made up of 24 skaters, which includes 15 forwards and nine defenseman, and two goaltenders. Here's who made the roster: Forwards:...
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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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Brayton Wilson
September 29, 2018 - 5:22 pm
After an impressive first training camp with the Buffalo Sabres, rookie defenseman Lawrence Pilut has been sent to the Rochester Americans. The 22-year-old spent an extended amount of time with the Sabres as he took part in the Prospects Challenge, and gave the organization a good look during...
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Paul Hamilton
September 26, 2018 - 4:56 pm
Pittsburgh, PA (WGR 550) - The Sabres made some more roster cuts on Wednesday. Heading to Rochester are C.J. Smith, Andrew Oglevie, Kyle Criscuolo, Jonas Johansson and Danny O’Regan. I thought Smith was excellent during the Prospects Challenge and training camp, as was Oglevie, but at this point,...
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Dave Buchanan
September 13, 2018 - 1:54 pm
Terry and Kim Pegula announced on Thursday that they have been awarded an National Lacrosse League expansion franchise for the city of Rochester. The team will begin play for the 2019-2020 NLL season. The Pegula-owned Rochester team will keep the name and legacy of the city's existing team, the...
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