Amerks Redmond named AHL’s best D-man, but he’s focused on playoffs

Amerks Redmond named AHL’s best D-man, but he’s focused on playoffs

By KEVIN OKLOBZIJA When the Rochester Americans’ 2017-18 season came to a yet another premature end, Zach Redmond was prepared to explore his free-agent options. He wasn’t getting any younger, and NHL teams weren’t as interested in his talents as they once were. Europe was becoming an appealing alternative. But then in mid-June the Buffalo […]

Amerks to face Toronto Marlies in opening round of AHL playoffs

Amerks to face Toronto Marlies in opening round of AHL playoffs

The Rochester Americans will face the defending Calder Cup champion Toronto Marlies in the first-round of the 2019 Calder Cup Playoffs. The Amerks begin the postseason on home ice for Games 1, presented by Nissan, and 2 of the best-of-five opening round series on Friday, April 19 and Sunday, April 21 at The Blue Cross Arena. Rochester will also host a decisive Game 5, if necessary, on Sunday, April 28…

Thompson, Wedgewood lead Amerks to 2-1 win over Monsters

Thompson, Wedgewood lead Amerks to 2-1 win over Monsters

On the strength of a pair of goals from newcomer Tage Thompson and 36 saves by goaltender Scott Wedgewood, the Rochester Americans (45-22-4-2) picked up their league-leading 24throad win of the season with a 2-1 victory over the Cleveland Monsters (36-28-7-2) Monday night at Quicken Loans Arena. Rochester is now guaranteed at least a second-place finish or better in the American Hockey League’s North Division, securing the Amerks home ice for the best-of-five first-round series of the 2019 Calder Cup Playoffs…

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