Olofsson delivers game winner for second straight night

Olofsson delivers game winner for second straight night

After setting up the game-tying goal in the third period to force overtime during Sunday afternoon’s game between the Rochester Americans (3-2-0-0) and Bridgeport Sound Tigers (1-2-1-0), rookie forward Victor Olofsson delivered the game-winning goal just 1:46 into the extra stanza to give Rochester a 3-2 victory at the Webster Bank Arena…

Olofsson lifts Amerks in final minute

Olofsson lifts Amerks in final minute

Facing a 3-1 deficit midway through the second period of the first game of the weekend-series with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers (1-2-0-0), the Rochester Americans (2-2-0-0) answered with three straight unanswered goals, including one in the final minute from rookie forward Victor Oloffson to earn a 4-3 come-from-behind win at Webster Bank Arena Saturday afternoon…

A six-pack of impressions from Amerks opening weekend

A six-pack of impressions from Amerks opening weekend

By KEVIN OKLOBZIJA Impressions from another loss by the Rochester Americans. Two games, two losses, both to the Charlotte Checkers. A 6-2 embarrassment on Friday followed by a 4-2 marginally competitive setback on Saturday night. An 0-2 start is the opposite of last year That doesn’t mean things are really all that different, believe it […]

A season opener to forget for the Amerks

A season opener to forget for the Amerks

By KEVIN OKLOBZIJA They talked about how this would be the season they’d take the next step, and maybe a giant one at that. They talked about the balance of experienced veterans and talented youth on defense. They talked about the depth of quality forwards. They talked about focus and pride and opportunity and potential. […]

Former Amerk now an AHL referee

Former Amerk now an AHL referee

By KEVIN OKLOBZIJA Former Rochester Americans winger Michael Duco will be back at Blue Cross Arena at the War Memorial wearing a different uniform. All stripes. Duco will be one of the two referees in Saturday’s Amerks game against the Charlotte Checkers. He made his professional officiating debut in Friday night’s AHL game in Cleveland […]

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