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…

Amerks playoff bound after 6-4 in in Binghamton

Amerks playoff bound after 6-4 in in Binghamton

After falling behind 3-1 late in the first period of Saturday night’s contest at Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena against the Binghamton Devils (26-38-6-0), the Rochester Americans (43-21-4-2) countered with five of the last six goals, including four in the final 20 minutes of play, to come away with a 6-4 victory…

Amerks snap skid, reach 40-win mark

Amerks snap skid, reach 40-win mark

With three goals during the third period, including a pair from leading point-getter Victor Olofsson, the Rochester Americans (40-21-3-2) defeated the North Division rival Toronto Marlies (35-21-6-4) by way of a 5-2 victory Saturday night at Coca-Cola Coliseum in the first game of the back-to-back meetings north of the border…