Rochester Amerks / Minors Thread 2013
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10-05-2013, 02:30 AM
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: New York, NY
10/4: GR 8 - RCH 1
Amerks drop home opener to defending champs
The Rochester Americans opened the 2013-14 American Hockey League season with an 8-1 loss on home ice to the defending Calder Cup champion Grand Rapids Griffins Friday night at The Blue Cross Arena.
Luke Adam scored the lone Rochester goal while Matt Hackett and Nathan Lieuwen combined for 29 saves in the loss for the Amerks.
Gustav Nyquist recorded a goal and two assists and Adam Almquist added three assists for the Griffins, who also received a pair of goals from rookie defenseman Ryan Sproul. Goaltender Tom McCollum finished with 18 saves on 19 shots to earn his first win of the season.
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