Archive | February 2013

Game Preview: Crunch at Amerks, 2/26/2013


Tonight marks the sixth of ten meetings between the Syracuse Crunch and the Rochester Amerks. So far this season the Amerks are 5-1-0-0 against the Crunch and are 2-1-0-0 at home. The Amerks have outscored the Crunch 27-17 in the season series, but as of late the Crunch have been outpacing the Amerks in the scoring department. The Crunch are coming off of back-to-back shutouts against the Springfield Falcons (Columbus Blue Jackets) and the Connecticut Whale (NY Rangers). They’ve also scored 7 goals (3 and 4, respectively) in their last two games. Meanwhile, the Amerks have allowed 8 goals and scored only 3 in their last two games. After the jump you’ll find a few noteworthy statistics. Read More…

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From Where I Sat: Stars at Amerks, 2/20/2013


Tonight marked the first of two meetings between the league leading Texas Stars and the Rochester Americans. There are quite a few things one could take away from this game. The foremost being that there is a reason why the Stars are first in both the Western Conference and the AHL. The final score was 5-1 Stars, which is entirely indicative of how the game went for the Amerks. After the jump you’ll find The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly. Read More…

Game Preview: Stars at Amerks, 2/20/2013


Tonight marks the first of two meetings between the league leading Texas Stars (Dallas Stars) and the Rochester Americans. Last season the Amerks were 1-1-0-0 against the Stars, and 1-0-0-0 at home. The Amerks will be looking to put the memory of two unspectacular losses at home over the weekend behind them. After the jump you’ll find a few notable statistics. Read More…

From Where I Sat: Bears at Amerks, 2/17/2013


This afternoon marked the second of two meetings between the Hershey Bears (Washington Capitals) and the Rochester Americans. The Amerks took the first game of the season series between the two oldest teams in the AHL by a score of 8-7. Unfortunately this game did not go so well for the Amerks, as the final score was 4-1 Bears. This afternoon’s game was also the annual Teddy Bear Toss game. After the jump you’ll find The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly. Read More…

Game Preview: Aeros at Amerks, 2/15/2013


Tonight marks the first of two meetings between the Houston Aeros (Minnesota Wild) and the Rochester Americans. Last season the Amerks were 1-1-0-0 against the Aeros, and 0-1 at home. Despite the end of the lockout depriving the Amerks of Cody Hodgson, Marcus Foligno, TJ Brennan, and Joe Finley, the Amerks have been on fire as of late. Will they be able to continue their winning ways? After the jump you’ll find a few notable statistics. Read More…