Amerks back in first after 3-1 win at Utica

Amerks back in first after 3-1 win at Utica

Thanks in part to a pair of third-period goals from Victor Olofsson and Remi Elie, as well as a near-perfect performance from goaltender Scott Wedgewood, the Rochester Americans (34-17-3-2) closed out the month of February with a 3-1 victory over the North Division rival Utica Comets (29-21-5-2) Wednesday night at Adirondack Bank Center…

Redmond’s return powers Amerks to win

Redmond’s return powers Amerks to win

With three straight unanswered goals over the final 22 minutes of regulation, the first-place Rochester Americans (32-16-3-2) flipped a 2-1 deficit into a 4-2 victory over the Cleveland Monsters (24-23-6-1) Wednesday night at The Blue Cross Arena…

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…