1. Practice 11-20-2008: The Red Army Leaves

    “What’d you think of the game last night?”  The first thing Benoit says to the team when he gets on the ice.  “Now it’s over, behind us…tomorrow, it’s different.  Forget about last night, work hard...

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  2. Rochester Americans: This is What Two Million Dollars in Scouting Gets You

    So, the Rochester Americans lost to the Toronto Marlies tonight at Blue Cross Arena by the final score of 5-2, in front of one of the smallest crowds that anyone could remember...

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  3. Americans-Marlies: Brighter Ice Surface

    Tonight, the Rochester Americans and Toronto Marlies face off at 7:05pm EST at Blue Cross Arena. This will be the second of eight games between the two North Division teams. The Americans look for their first win of the season against the Marlies...

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  4. Brady Calla Rejoins the WHL Kamloops Blazers

    Brady Calla returned to the Kamloops Blazers of the WHL on Tuesday.  While with the Amerks he recorded one assist in 8 games this season after scoring 2 goals and 2 assists in 6 games with Rochester at the end of the 2007-08 season...

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  5. Rochester Americans Practice 11-18-2008: A Veteran That Needs to Get on the Ice

    Why in the world isn’t Jason Cipolla on the ice for the Amerks? I watch him practice at least twice a week with the boys and I always wonder why he doesn’t still play...

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  6. Looking Back at the First 20 Percent of the AHL Season

    The Amerks loss to the Hamilton Bulldogs on Sunday evening ended the first 20 percent of the season. The team has won two games, at this pace they’ll win eight more through the rest of the season...

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  7. Close But No Cigar…4-3 Loss To Bulldogs.

    The Amerks started out well tonight against the Bulldogs.  I drank a lot at the game so I may not be awesome at this post game tonight.  Amerks pulled ahead 2-1 after the first period with goals from Sprutks and Duco...

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  8. Amerks Weren’t Thrown to the Wolves…Pick Up One Point

    For some reason, no matter how bad the Amerks are. They can always get a point or two out of the defending Calder Cup champions. Tonight was no exception...

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  9. Gameday 11-14-2008: Amerks Host Chicago Wolves

    Tonight, the Amerks finish their six game home stand against the defending Calder Cup champions, the Chicago Wolves.  The Wolves have only let in 20 goals in their first 13 games…so, this is not going to be an easy task tonight...

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  10. Panthers Call up Tyler Plante

    The Florida Panthers called up Tyler Plante from the Dayton Bombers to be on stand by as Tomas Vokoun is suffering from back spasms.  The Panthers next game is on Friday night in Florida against the Detroit Red Wings...

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  11. Practice 11-13-2008: Happy Birthday Jason Garrison

    It’s Jason Garrison’s 24th birthday today…so, happy birthday to him.  He was also named the Morgan Stanley Player of the Month for October yesterday.  So, congratulations and happy birthday...

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  12. Practice 11-12-2008: The Shantz Is Back

    David Shantz has made his return to the Rochester Americans.  For me, he is a sight for sore eyes.  He has been playing well in Dayton this season.  He played seven games there, getting four wins, with one shutout and an overtime loss...

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  13. Help! I Need Somebody…Not Just Anybody…

    During last night’s game, a familiar Beatles’ tune was played after one of the Moose’ goals.  As “Help!” was playing I was laughing a little to myself, thinking about how badly we really need some help...

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  14. Amerks Defeated by the Moose Yet Again

    The Amerks have already played the Manitoba Moose four times this season, which has resulted in four of eleven losses, and being outscored 17-4...

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  15. Shantz is Back; Plante is off to Dayton

    In a somewhat suprising move, David Shantz has been called up to the Rochester Americans from the Dayton Bombers.  Tyler Plante packed up his equipment after the tonights 5-1 loss against the Manitoba Moose...

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  16. Gameday 11-10-2008: Another Shot At the Moose

    Karl Stewart is out on the ice taking some shots today.  Not game ready though…he is in his warmup pants.  I expect him to be ready for Friday’s game.  But, that’s just me...

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  17. Amerks Picked up the Towel, Win 3-2

    The Rochester Americans won only their second game of the season tonight beating the Houston Aeros by the final score of 3-2.  The combined five goals were all scored in the third period...

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  18. Amerks Lose 5-1 to Moose. Throw in the towel.

    The Manitoba Moose arrived in Rochester on Thursday night, and expected controlled every aspect of the game on Friday night...

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  19. Gameday in Rochester vs. Manitoba Moose 11-07-2008

    Another home game in Rochester tonight.  The Amerks will take on the Manitoba Moose for the 3rd time this season.  In their first two meetings in Manitoba, the Moose won both games 3-1 and 4-1...

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  20. Hockey’s Future Q&A with James DeLory

    James DeLory sat down with someone from Hockey’s Future for a short Q&A.  DeLory was at Amerks training camp and then sent down to the Florida Everblades, probably due to a concussion he had...

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  21. Practice 11-06-08: Have we hit rock bottom yet?

    It’s another day and another practice here at the ever so clean Blue Cross Arena.  It really is a clean arena, the cleaning crews either do a great job, or when you only have 1,000 people at a 10,000 seat venue it’s going to be an easy cl

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  22. Skate With The Players 11-04-2008

    My husband and I took our son to the annual Season Ticket Holder’s Skate with the Players tonight at Blue Cross Arena.  Last year I had a lot of fun at this event, but my son was just a little too young and a lot too shy to go with us...

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  23. An Open Letter to the Panthers from a fan of over 50 years

    Here’s an “open letter” from a fan of the Amerks for over 50 years has written to the Florida Panthers.  It was originally written on the Rochester Sports Fan forums.  His name is Ted, he also posts as insagt1 on that forum...

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  24. Amerks’ Practice 11-03-2008: Back To The Grind

    Jody Gage was just on the bench talking first to Jacob Micflikier and then to Andrew Sweetland. I don’t know what that was about, but if they are going to send Micflikier away it would be a crying shame...

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  25. Game-day Skate 11-01-2008: No Rest For The Weary

    After a 5-2 loss to the Toronto Marlies last night, the Amerks are back on the ice preparing for their second game of the weekend tonight against the Hamilton Bulldogs...

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