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Colin Blackwell

Game 2 Recap: Scoring Five Goals Wasn’t Good Enough

There’s a few different story lines about this Rochester Americans season as a whole but the only one that matters right now is the Syracuse Crunch taking a commanding 2-0 lead in the best of five first round series. Saturday night for game two in Syracuse was better but better isn’t good enough in the …
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Three Harvard Friends are Leading the Amerks at Center

Heading into the 2017/2018 season two Harvard graduates and teammates knew they’d be playing together in Rochester, Sean Malone and Kyle Criscuolo. When the Buffalo Sabres opened prospect camp in September a third Harvard graduate and former teammate made an impression and earned a roster spot – Colin Blackwell. Tonight, the trio will be three …
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Amerks Regular Season by the Numbers

The first half of the 2017/2018 Rochester Americans season was recapped as a fun winning team. In the second half of the season they stayed alive, stuck with it, made it through injuries, recalls and it was enough to clinch a playoff position. The team finished in third place in the North Division. They also …
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A Big Crowd Fueled Justin Bailey and the Amerks Comeback

The energy of a home crowd can fuel the success of a team and that’s what happened on Friday night. Justin Bailey scored two goals to start an Amerks comeback and called it the best crowd in the three years he’s been a Rochester American. An announced crowd of 7,846 may not have been the …
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Gill and Fasching Joined the Blackwell Show in Overtime Win

After a dismal display of hockey on Friday night by the Rochester Americans they bounced back on Saturday night against the league leading Toronto Marlies. The Amerks gave up a lead twice but also came back twice before winning in overtime tying a league record for most overtime games in a season at 29. The …
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A Friday Night Game to Forget

The playoff bound Rochester Americans went into the game on Friday night riding a three game winning streak and left the building wanting to have a short memory forgetting that the game against Belleville took place. The Senators scored four second period goals on the way to winning 5-1. For what it’s worth, Belleville also …
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Criscuolo Returns to the Blackwell Show

It’s the first week of April, it’s snowing out and the Rochester Americans have five games left before the playoffs. The final stretch starts tonight at home against Belleville. Kyle Criscuolo will be back in the Amerks lineup after missing 13 games while up with the Buffalo Sabres (even though he was injured the whole …
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Colin Blackwell Leads Amerks to Third Straight Win

Two weeks ago the Rochester Americans had lost four straight, couldn’t figure out what was going on and talked about needing to string some wins together. Last weekend Chris Taylor shared some “not so nice words” during a first period intermission. Tonight the Rochester Americans came from behind again to win 3-2 over Laval Rocket. …
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Down By Two the Amerks Win 5-3

The Rochester Americans went into the third period down 3-1, scored four unanswered goals and won 5-3. With three minutes left in the game it had the feeling of heading into another overtime game. The team said hold on, we’ve got this. The first 40 minutes of the game had a different feel to it. …
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Colin Blackwell and Zach Redmond Lead Amerks to an Overtime Win

The Rochester Americans may have finally found the way to win an overtime game, score within 12 seconds before the other team has the chance to posses the puck. Seems like a pretty simple idea but puck possession is something they’ve struggled with. Going into Friday night they had lost the last three games played …
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Amerks Clinch a Spot in the 2018 Calder Cup Playoffs

The chase is on for the seventh Calder Cup in Rochester Americans history. The Amerks officially clinched spot in the 2018 Calder Cup Playoffs and it was a giant sigh of relief in the locker room. The door opened a little bit later than usual as the team enjoyed the moment together that they’ve worked …
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