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North Division-leading Amerks hit the road for 3 games in 3 nights

Rochester sits one point back of Charlotte for 1st overall

by Rochester Americans @AmerksHockey / Amerks.com

The Rochester Americans enter the week having earned 21 out of a possible 24 points over their last 12 games and boast an 8-1-1-0 record over their last 10, the best mark in the AHL over that span. 

Rochester's recent and impressive surge has the Amerks at the top of the North Division standings, four points in front of Cleveland, and just one point back of Charlotte for first-place overall. Only the Checkers have more wins (12) and a better points percentage (.786) than the Amerks.

 

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Amerks lead North Division, will play in Buffalo on Wednesday

Rochester and Cleveland face each other at KeyBank Center this week

by Rochester Americans @AmerksHockey / Amerks.com

The Amerks have collected 17 out of a possible 20 points over their last 10 games, which included points in eight straight to close out the month of October. It was Rochester's longest point streak since the team went on a 10-game point streak from Nov. 22 to Dec. 13 last season. 

The Amerks enter the week in first place in the North Division standings and tied for third overall in AHL with 17 points through their first 12 games of the season.

 

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Amerks riding 8-game point streak into home-and-home series vs. Hershey

Rochester remains atop North Division after back-to-back wins

by Rochester Americans @AmerksHockey / Amerks.com

The Rochester Americans have collected 15 out of a possible 16 points on their current eight-game point streak to maintain their lead atop the North Division standings.

It's Rochester's longest point streak since the team went on a 10-game point streak from Nov. 22 to Dec. 13 last season. 

 

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Amerks enter week in 1st place in North Division

Guhle riding 5-game point streak as Olofsson, Redmond remain hot

by Rochester Americans @AmerksHockey / Amerks.com

The Amerks have collected 11 out of a possible 12 points over their last six games, highlighted by a five-game win streak from Oct. 10 to Oct. 19. 

It was Rochester's longest win streak since the team won five straight to open the month of April during the 2013-14 campaign. The Amerks enter the week in first place in the North Division standings and tied for first overall in AHL with 11 points through their first eight games of the season.

 

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Olofsson named AHL Player of the Week

Forward recorded 7 points in 3 games, including 2 game-winning goals

by Rochester Americans @AmerksHockey / Amerks.com

After dropping their first two games to open the 2018-19 regular season, the Rochester Americans have won three straight to improve to 3-2-0-0 on the season following a two-game sweep over the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. 

The successful weekend puts the Amerks into a three-way tie for first place in the AHL's North Division standings with the Binghamton Devils and Cleveland Monsters entering the week. The Devils, however, have a game in hand on Rochester.

 

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Amerks look to bounce back at home Wednesday against Syracuse

Rochester Americans update for the week of October 9, 2018

by Rochester Americans @AmerksHockey / Amerks.com

The Rochester Americans are still searching for their first win of the young season after dropping both ends of a two-game set to the Charlotte Checkers over the weekend.

During Opening Weekend, 10 different players made their Amerks debut, including five that made their American Hockey League debut.  

 

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Amerks open new season on Friday with high expectations

Rochester hosts Charlotte to kick off 2018-19 season

by Chris Ryndak @ChrisRyndak / Sabres.com

Expectations this season are high for the Rochester Americans. 

Last year, the Amerks made the playoffs for the first time in four seasons and they feel as if they're ready to take the next step in 2018-19.

"We think we have all the pieces here - if they stay together and we work together - to have a championship team," Amerks general manager Randy Sexton told Andrew Peters and Craig Rivet on The Instigators on Tuesday.

"Every championship team I've been involved with, you need speed, skill, depth, goaltending, toughness, grit. We think we've assembled that all in Rochester." 

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Sabres assign three players to Rochester

by Jourdon LaBarber @jourdonlabarber / Sabres.com

The Sabres assigned forward Alexander Nylander and defensemen Brendan Guhle and Brandon Hickey to the Rochester Americans on Monday afternoon. 

Nylander staked his claim for a roster spot beginning with a strong performance at the Prospects Challenge, where he finished second in the tournament with five points in three games. He followed that performance with four points in five games during the preseason.  

The 20-year-old will look to build on that showing with the Amerks, for whom he scored 27 points (8+19) in 51 games as a second-year pro last season after missing the first month of the season due to an injury. 

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Sabres assign 5 to Amerks

Rochester to host Marlies tonight at Harborcenter

by Chris Ryndak @ChrisRyndak / Sabres.com

The Sabres have assigned forwards Rasmus Asplund and Victor Olofsson, defensemen Will Borgen and Taylor Fedun, and goaltender Scott Wedgewood to the Rochester Americans of the AHL.  

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Sabres assign 7 players to Rochester

Buffalo now has 43 players at training camp

by Sabres PR @SabresPR / Sabres.com

The Sabres have assigned forwards Eric Cornel, Vasily Glotov and Kevin Porter, defensemen Zach Redmond and Devante Stephens and goaltenders Michael Houser and Adam Wilcox to Rochester.

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