Amerks end skid, reclaim North Division lead

Amerks end skid, reclaim North Division lead

In the second game in as many days of the home-and-home series between the Rochester Americans (30-16-3-2) and the Syracuse Crunch (30-15-2-2), newcomer Taylor Leier netted the only goal in a six-round shootout to lift the Amerks past the Crunch, 3-2, Saturday at the War Memorial Arena. The win snaps Rochester’s three-game slide and moves the Amerks back atop the AHL’s North Division standings heading into Sunday’s weekend finale against Binghamton…

Amerks drop 5-2 decision to Cleveland

Even with Tuesday night’s defeat, the Amerks have collected 17 out of a possible 24 points in their last 12 games and maintain their first-place lead atop the AHL’s North Division standings going into home-and-home series with the Syracuse Crunch. Rochester has also notched 25 points in its last 19 games dating back to a 4-0 shutout win in Cleveland on Dec. 26…

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…