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Kyle Criscuolo

Player Thoughts from the Amerks 2018 Locker Clean Out

The ice is gone, the bags are packed, the locker room is empty and players are making plans to go back home for the summer. Locker clean out’s are complete and with that comes end of season thoughts and looking forward. Getting swept in three games by Syracuse wasn’t how anyone wanted the season to …
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Season Defining Night; Player Performances Through Two Games

The Amerks are down 2-0 in the best of five series but aren’t out of it yet. A season isn’t over until that final hand shake line and that’s the last thing the team wants to do on home ice. If you’re reading this and live in Rochester you should be at the game. Emotions are …
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Game 1 Recap: Crunch Played Their Way and Dominated

The last 20 minutes of hockey on Friday night along with the post game comments felt like the middle of a losing streak in the middle of the season. That’s not the way the first game of the playoffs should end. One team in this series went to the Calder Cup finals last season and …
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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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Linus Ullmark Returns Tonight vs Syracuse

The Rochester Americans have three regular season games remaining before the playoffs, two of those games are against the Syracuse Crunch in what could be a preview of the first round of the playoffs. The Crunch have a 5-1-1-1 series advantage this season. Rochester won the first two games of the season against Syracuse and 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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Amerks Have a Tough Weekend Ahead

The Rochester Americans had a rough week and they only practiced. Since Sunday the Buffalo Sabres have called called up Kyle Criscuolo, Brendan Guhle, and Danny O’Regan. Seth Griffith had gone up the week prior. Two of them have been added to the injured list, Criscuolo (4 to 6 weeks) and Griffith (unknown upper body). …
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Amerks Focusing on Playing a Team Game

The Amerks are playing their annual home game in Buffalo tonight and for anyone that simply looks at the standings they’ll see a team sitting in a very comfortable spot in the North Division. That’s true but what the standings aren’t showing is that the team hasn’t been playing a team game and the results …
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Disappointing Weekend for the Amerks

A three game weekend comes to an end for the Rochester Americans and the main question is, what’s happened to this team? The good news is that even on the current pace they’re still guaranteed a playoff spot. Once you’re in anything can happen but that doesn’t mean losing is acceptable. It wasn’t all that …
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Amerks Steamrolled the Penguins

The story of the game was the mind boggling 12 goals that the Rochester Americans scored on Friday night on the way to a 12-3 win over the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. “It was an emotional win,” Criscuolo said. “We had a lot of guys who played with Wilkes-Barre last year and returned a few guys to …
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Sean Malone Knocked the Monkey off His Back

Sean “Mugsy” Malone is a player that we’ve mentioned a lot on Twitter during games but he hasn’t always been a name that gets brought up in stories, which is unfair, he has an impact in almost every game. Focus on watching him play – you’ll see him hustle hard on every shift, never coasting. “He’s …
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