Newest Amerk comes up big

Newest Amerk comes up big

Taylor Leier scored the Amerks first goal in Wednesday’s 7-5 win over Binghamton and on Friday night scored the winning goal in the tiebreaker shootout as the Amerks edged the Utica Comets 3-2 at Blue Cross Arena at the War Memorial…

Amerks edged by Phantoms in shootout

Amerks edged by Phantoms in shootout

Despite the shootout loss in Allentown, however, the Amerks were able to earn a valuable point to reclaim sole possession of the top spot in the AHL’s North Division standings. Rochester has also now picked up 13 points in seven of its last 10 games, including three out of a possible four this weekend…

Smith’s hat trick helps Amerks turn the tables on Marlies

Smith’s hat trick helps Amerks turn the tables on Marlies

C.J. Smith recorded his second career hat trick and factored in on four of the five goals for the Rochester Americans (23-13-2-0), who turned the tables with a 5-1 victory over the defending Calder Cup champion Toronto Marlies (19-15-3-2) in the second half of a home-and-home series between the North Division rivals Saturday afternoon at Coca-Cola Coliseum…

Amerks fall short in rematch with Laval

Amerks fall short in rematch with Laval

The Rochester Americans (22-12-2-0) came up on the short-end of a 2-1 score against the Laval Rocket (15-16-3-3) Saturday in the second game of a back-to-back set between the two North Division opponents at Place Bell. Dating back to last season, the one-goal outcome was the fourth straight game that has been decided by a goal…